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2019 Official Accountability Report - Pittsfield

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Pittsfield (02360000)
TITLE I STATUS
Title I District
REGION
West/Central
GRADES SERVED
PK,K,01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09,10,11,12

Accountability Information

Overall classificationNot requiring assistance or intervention
Reason for classification
Moderate progress toward targets
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
29% - Moderate progress toward targets-

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage36%25%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
29%
Moderate progress toward targets

2019 Points awarded

2019 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator All students
(Non-high school grades)
Lowest performing students
(Non-high school grades)
All students
(High school grades)
Lowest performing students
(High school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement14-14-14-04-
Mathematics achievement04-24-04-04-
Science achievement14----04----
Achievement total21260.03867.511240.00867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-24-04-
Mathematics growth14-24-24-04-
Growth total3820.04822.54820.00822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------04----
Extended engagement rate------44----
Annual dropout rate------44----
High school completion total------81220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total0410.0---0410.0---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-04-14-44-
Advanced coursework completion------24----
Additional indicators total0410.00410.03810.04410.0
Weighted total1.89.6-2.97.6-3.110.0-0.47.6-
Percentage of possible points 19%-38%-31%-5%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan29%
Weight of non-high school results:67%
18%
Weight of high school results:33%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage25%

2018 Points awarded

2018 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator All students
(Non-high school grades)
Lowest performing students
(Non-high school grades)
All students
(High school grades)
Lowest performing students
(High school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement24-24-14-14-
Mathematics achievement04-24-14-14-
Science achievement14----14----
Achievement total31260.04867.531240.02867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-34-14-
Mathematics growth24-24-24-04-
Growth total4820.04822.55820.01822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------34----
Extended engagement rate------04----
Annual dropout rate------04----
High school completion total------31220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total4410.0---4410.0---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-04-04-04-
Advanced coursework completion------34----
Additional indicators total0410.00410.03810.00410.0
Weighted total3.09.6-3.67.6-3.510.0-1.67.6-
Percentage of possible points 31%-47%-35%-21%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan39%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
28%
Weight of high school results:30%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage36%

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage33%21%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
26%
Moderate progress toward targets

2019 Points awarded

2019 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator High needs Subgroup
(Non-high school grades)
High needs Subgroup
(High school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement14-14-
Mathematics achievement04-04-
Science achievement14-04-
Achievement total21267.511247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-
Mathematics growth14-14-
Growth total3822.53822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---04-
Extended engagement rate---34-
Annual dropout rate---44-
High school completion total---71220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-04-
Advanced coursework completion---14-
Additional indicators total0410.01810.0
Weighted total2.010.3-2.710.7-
Percentage of possible points 19%-25%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan19%
Weight of non-high school results:67%
25%
Weight of high school results:33%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage21%

2018 Points awarded

2018 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator High needs Subgroup
(Non-high school grades)
High needs Subgroup
(High school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement24-04-
Mathematics achievement04-14-
Science achievement24-14-
Achievement total41267.521247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-
Mathematics growth24-24-
Growth total4822.54822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---24-
Extended engagement rate---24-
Annual dropout rate---04-
High school completion total---41220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-04-
Advanced coursework completion---44-
Additional indicators total0410.04810.0
Weighted total3.610.3-3.110.7-
Percentage of possible points 35%-29%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan35%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
29%
Weight of high school results:30%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage33%

Detailed data for each indicator

English language arts achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 492.3 491.8 -0.5 493.5 2,3881No Change
Lowest Performing 471.0 470.7 -0.3 474.7 4371No Change
High needs 487.0 486.6 -0.4 488.1 1,5941No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 487.7 486.9 -0.8 488.7 1,4230Declined
EL and Former EL---- 189--
Students w/ disabilities 478.0 475.7 -2.3 479.3 5530Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 5--
Asian---- 32--
Afr. Amer./Black 487.6 485.7 -1.9 489.2 2620Declined
Hispanic/Latino 487.2 486.6 -0.6 488.7 3230Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 233--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 2--
White 494.3 493.9 -0.4 495.6 1,5311No Change

English language arts achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 94.6 93.8 -0.8 96.1 4091No Change
Lowest Performing 85.9 79.8 -6.1 88.0 930Declined
High needs 90.6 89.4 -1.2 92.6 2321No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 90.5 89.7 -0.8 92.4 1941No Change
EL and Former EL---- 28--
Students w/ disabilities 83.8 82.9 -0.9 86.0 921No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 8--
Afr. Amer./Black 92.0 85.5 -6.5 93.9 550Declined
Hispanic/Latino 92.1 86.1 -6.0 94.2 520Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 23--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 95.1 96.9 1.8 96.7 2703Met Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 490.9 489.4 -1.5 492.2 2,3820Declined
Lowest Performing 467.2 469.1 1.9 469.9 4362Improved Below Target
High needs 485.0 483.9 -1.1 486.0 1,5900Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 485.3 483.9 -1.4 486.5 1,4200Declined
EL and Former EL---- 192--
Students w/ disabilities 476.0 474.6 -1.4 477.6 5480Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 5--
Asian---- 32--
Afr. Amer./Black 484.1 483.7 -0.4 485.3 2601No Change
Hispanic/Latino 485.2 483.8 -1.4 486.7 3230Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 233--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 2--
White 493.5 491.7 -1.8 494.6 1,5270Declined

Mathematics achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 85.5 80.6 -4.9 87.3 4040Declined
Lowest Performing 51.7 41.5 -10.2 54.5 910Declined
High needs 78.3 70.3 -8.0 80.6 2270Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 78.6 70.5 -8.1 81.3 1890Declined
EL and Former EL---- 28--
Students w/ disabilities 69.2 58.1 -11.1 71.8 900Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 8--
Afr. Amer./Black 76.0 70.7 -5.3 78.5 520Declined
Hispanic/Latino 77.2 67.6 -9.6 80.6 510Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 23--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 87.9 84.9 -3.0 89.7 2690Declined

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 63.6 63.5 -0.1 65.4 7641No Change
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 58.0 57.1 -0.9 60.3 4831No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 58.7 57.5 -1.2 61.0 4211No Change
EL and Former EL---- 72--
Students w/ disabilities 46.8 46.3 -0.5 49.1 1781No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 14--
Afr. Amer./Black 57.8 53.1 -4.7 60.7 730Declined
Hispanic/Latino 55.3 54.6 -0.7 57.6 1081No Change
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 76--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 66.9 68.0 1.1 68.8 4903Met Target

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 86.9 81.0 -5.9 88.7 3750Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 79.0 72.4 -6.6 81.3 2100Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 80.1 72.1 -8.0 82.4 1740Declined
EL and Former EL---- 25--
Students w/ disabilities 71.9 62.5 -9.4 74.2 840Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 6--
Afr. Amer./Black 77.4 73.4 -4.0 80.3 470Declined
Hispanic/Latino 74.0 66.7 -7.3 76.3 450Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 23--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 89.3 84.7 -4.6 91.2 2530Declined

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 42.3 1,8092Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 42.2 4252Typical Growth - Low
High needs 40.8 1,1482Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 40.7 1,0242Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 143--
Students w/ disabilities 37.1 3521Low Growth
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 5--
Asian- 25--
Afr. Amer./Black 40.0 1872Typical Growth - Low
Hispanic/Latino 42.9 2282Typical Growth - Low
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 173--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 1--
White 42.0 1,1902Typical Growth - Low

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 47.8 3532Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 28.3 810Very Low Growth
High needs 42.4 1902Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 41.2 1562Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 17--
Students w/ disabilities 44.0 752Typical Growth - Low
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 1--
Asian- 5--
Afr. Amer./Black 36.5 431Low Growth
Hispanic/Latino 48.4 382Typical Growth - Low
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 22--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 50.3 2443Typical Growth - High

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 38.3 1,8181Low Growth
Lowest Performing 41.1 4292Typical Growth - Low
High needs 38.0 1,1581Low Growth
Econ. Disadvantaged 37.7 1,0311Low Growth
EL and Former EL- 145--
Students w/ disabilities 36.8 3591Low Growth
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 5--
Asian- 25--
Afr. Amer./Black 39.6 1881Low Growth
Hispanic/Latino 38.0 2321Low Growth
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 173--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 1--
White 38.3 1,1941Low Growth

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 42.4 3552Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 28.1 830Very Low Growth
High needs 36.3 1931Low Growth
Econ. Disadvantaged 36.8 1591Low Growth
EL and Former EL- 19--
Students w/ disabilities 37.3 751Low Growth
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 1--
Asian- 4--
Afr. Amer./Black 35.2 431Low Growth
Hispanic/Latino 41.7 392Typical Growth - Low
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 22--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 44.0 2462Typical Growth - Low

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 84.3 80.6 -3.7 86.1 3970Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 77.7 69.5 -8.2 81.7 2360Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 76.2 67.5 -8.7 80.3 2000Declined
EL and Former EL---- 19--
Students w/ disabilities 62.6 59.2 -3.4 68.0 1030Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 6--
Afr. Amer./Black 90.0 66.0 -24.0 95.2 500Declined
Hispanic/Latino 69.8 65.0 -4.8 73.3 400Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 24--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 87.4 85.6 -1.8 89.3 2770Declined

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 86.2 89.1 2.9 87.8 4594Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 80.8 84.1 3.3 84.2 2963Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 80.2 82.8 2.6 83.8 2732Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 17--
Students w/ disabilities 69.8 75.7 5.9 74.5 1074Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 3--
Asian---- 8--
Afr. Amer./Black 72.3 95.0 22.7 76.0 404Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino 77.4 81.4 4.0 81.3 433Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 24--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 89.7 91.5 1.8 91.3 3413Met Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 3.4 2.1 -1.3 3.1 1,5694Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 5.9 3.8 -2.1 5.3 8244Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 6.6 3.8 -2.8 5.9 6514Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 54--
Students w/ disabilities 7.8 5.3 -2.5 7.0 3574Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 25--
Afr. Amer./Black 4.9 2.2 -2.7 4.4 1854Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino 5.4 3.3 -2.1 4.9 1804Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 95--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 2.8 1.6 -1.2 2.5 1,0824Exceeded Target

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 67.6 55.5 -12.1 70.3 1190Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 119--
Students w/ disabilities-------
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian-------
Afr. Amer./Black-------
Hispanic/Latino-------
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-------
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White-------

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 47.1 40.6 -6.5 48.3 320Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 32--
Students w/ disabilities-------
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian-------
Afr. Amer./Black-------
Hispanic/Latino-------
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-------
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White-------

Chronic absenteeism - Non-high school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 19.8 21.2 1.4 18.8 3,4250Declined
Lowest Performing 22.1 29.0 6.9 20.0 4380Declined
High needs 25.9 28.0 2.1 24.1 2,3290Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 27.4 30.3 2.9 25.0 1,9150Declined
EL and Former EL---- 301--
Students w/ disabilities 27.9 30.5 2.6 25.5 7530Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 11--
Asian---- 46--
Afr. Amer./Black 25.7 32.4 6.7 23.2 3770Declined
Hispanic/Latino 29.9 31.6 1.7 27.0 5190Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 353--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 3--
White 16.8 17.1 0.3 15.6 2,1161No Change

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 30.5 31.0 0.5 28.9 1,6771No Change
Lowest Performing 43.6 37.6 -6.0 38.3 934Exceeded Target
High needs 39.3 40.8 1.5 36.4 1,0050Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 41.7 44.2 2.5 37.2 7370Declined
EL and Former EL---- 94--
Students w/ disabilities 38.1 42.6 4.5 34.6 4300Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 26--
Afr. Amer./Black 39.2 40.4 1.2 35.5 2030Declined
Hispanic/Latino 40.3 41.0 0.7 35.9 2100Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 102--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 27.9 27.5 -0.4 26.1 1,1342Improved Below Target

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 56.1 56.5 0.4 60.4 7132Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 40.7 40.5 -0.2 48.0 3981No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 43.6 41.8 -1.8 51.0 3250Declined
EL and Former EL---- 35--
Students w/ disabilities 19.4 18.8 -0.6 26.4 1601No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 12--
Afr. Amer./Black 46.3 46.1 -0.2 53.5 891No Change
Hispanic/Latino 43.4 40.5 -2.9 51.4 790Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 41--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 59.3 59.3 0.0 63.5 4921No Change

Assessment participation - All students
Group English language arts Mathematics Science
Enrolled Assessed % Met Target? Years in Rate Enrolled Assessed % Met Target? Years in Rate Enrolled Assessed % Met Target? Years in Rate
All Students 2,850 2,81599Yes 1 2,840 2,80499Yes 1 1,201 1,17898Yes 1

Assessment participation - Subgroups
Group English language arts Mathematics Science Overall
Enrolled Assessed Enrolled Assessed Enrolled Assessed Total Enrolled Total Assessed % Met Target? Years in Rate
High needs 1,878 1,844 1,868 1,835 741 720 4,487 4,39998Yes1
Econ. Disadvantaged 1,665 1,633 1,656 1,625 639 620 3,960 3,87898Yes1
EL and Former EL 243 235 243 238 109 105 595 57897Yes1
Students w/ disabilities 662 647 657 638 281 269 1,600 1,55497Yes1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 6 6 6 6 3 3 15----
Asian 41 41 41 41 23 23 105 105100Yes1
Afr. Amer./Black 324 320 320 315 132 128 776 76398Yes1
Hispanic/Latino 400 389 398 388 168 163 966 94097Yes1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 256 256 256 256 101 99 613 611100Yes1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 2 2 2 2 1 1 5----
White 1,821 1,801 1,817 1,796 773 761 4,411 4,35899Yes1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
AllendaleNot requiring assistance or intervention
CrosbyRequiring assistance or intervention
EgremontNot requiring assistance or intervention
John T Reid MiddleRequiring assistance or intervention
Morningside Community SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Pittsfield HighNot requiring assistance or intervention
Robert T. Capeless Elementary SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Silvio O Conte CommunityRequiring assistance or intervention
StearnsNot requiring assistance or intervention
Taconic HighRequiring assistance or intervention
Theodore Herberg MiddleRequiring assistance or intervention
WilliamsNot requiring assistance or intervention

About this Report

Overall classification: All Massachusetts districts and schools with sufficient data are classified into one of two accountability categories: districts and schools requiring assistance or intervention, and districts and schools not requiring assistance or intervention. The reason(s) for the district's or school's classification are noted on this report.

Progress toward improvement targets: The criterion-referenced target percentage combines multiple years of data related to achievement, growth, high school completion, English learner progress, advanced coursework completion, and chronic absenteeism into a single number between 0 and 100. For a group to be considered to be meeting targets it must have a cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage of 75% or higher.

The annual criterion-referenced target percentage is calculated by dividing the weighted total points earned by the weighted total possible points. The calculation for each is displayed below.

Weighted total of points earned = (Total achievement points earned x Achievement weight) + (Total growth points earned x Growth weight) + (Total high school completion points earned x high school completion weight) + (EL progress points earned x EL progress weight) + (Total additional indicator points earned x Additional indicator weight)

The cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage represents a weighted average of the annual criterion-referenced target percentages. At a minimum, a group must have an annual criterion-referenced target percentage for the most recent year in order to receive a cumulative percentage.

Accountability percentile: An accountability percentile between 1 and 99 is reported for most schools. This number is an indication of the school's overall performance relative to other schools that serve similar grades, and is calculated using multiple years of data for all accountability indicators. School percentiles are not calculated for districts.


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