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2019 Official Accountability Report - Watertown

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Watertown (03140000)
TITLE I STATUS
Title I District
REGION
Coastal
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
Substantial progress toward targets
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
63% - Substantial progress toward targets-

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage73%56%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
63%
Substantial 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 achievement04-24-44-14-
Mathematics achievement44-44-34-24-
Science achievement14----24----
Achievement total51260.06867.591240.03867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-34-24-14-
Mathematics growth34-34-44-34-
Growth total6820.06822.56820.04822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------04----
Extended engagement rate------44----
Annual dropout rate------04----
High school completion total------41220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total1410.0---3410.0---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism14-04-04-04-
Advanced coursework completion------04----
Additional indicators total1410.00410.00810.00410.0
Weighted total4.49.6-5.47.6-5.910.0-2.97.6-
Percentage of possible points 46%-71%-59%-38%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan59%
Weight of non-high school results:71%
49%
Weight of high school results:29%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage56%

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 achievement34-34-34-44-
Mathematics achievement04-44-34-44-
Science achievement34----34----
Achievement total61260.07867.591240.08867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-34-24-24-
Mathematics growth34-24-34-24-
Growth total6820.05822.55820.04822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------44----
Extended engagement rate------24----
Annual dropout rate------44----
High school completion total------101220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total1410.0---4410.0---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-44-44-44-
Advanced coursework completion------04----
Additional indicators total4410.04410.04810.04410.0
Weighted total5.39.6-6.37.6-7.410.0-6.77.6-
Percentage of possible points 55%-83%-74%-88%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan69%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
81%
Weight of high school results:30%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage73%

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage58%48%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
52%
Substantial 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 achievement04-44-
Mathematics achievement44-44-
Science achievement04-44-
Achievement total41267.5121247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-
Mathematics growth34-44-
Growth total5822.56822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---04-
Extended engagement rate---44-
Annual dropout rate---04-
High school completion total---41220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-14-
Advanced coursework completion---04-
Additional indicators total0410.01810.0
Weighted total3.810.3-8.010.7-
Percentage of possible points 37%-75%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan37%
Weight of non-high school results:71%
75%
Weight of high school results:29%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage48%

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 achievement34-24-
Mathematics achievement04-24-
Science achievement44-14-
Achievement total71267.551247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-34-
Mathematics growth24-34-
Growth total5822.56822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---44-
Extended engagement rate---14-
Annual dropout rate---14-
High school completion total---61220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-44-
Advanced coursework completion---04-
Additional indicators total4410.04810.0
Weighted total6.310.3-5.310.7-
Percentage of possible points 61%-50%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan61%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
50%
Weight of high school results:30%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage58%

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 500.3 499.7 -0.6 501.5 1,1280Declined
Lowest Performing 474.6 477.0 2.4 478.3 2092Improved Below Target
High needs 490.2 488.2 -2.0 491.3 5650Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 491.7 489.6 -2.1 492.7 3520Declined
EL and Former EL---- 221--
Students w/ disabilities 481.4 480.0 -1.4 482.7 2550Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 6--
Asian---- 84--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 40--
Hispanic/Latino 489.5 488.9 -0.6 491.0 1760Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 57--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 502.7 502.1 -0.6 504.0 7640Declined

English language arts achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 96.7 97.8 1.1 98.2 1814Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 97.7 96.3 -1.4 99.8 401No Change
High needs 92.4 95.8 3.4 94.4 954Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 97.9 97.8 -0.1 99.8 684Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 22--
Students w/ disabilities 93.1 91.2 -1.9 95.3 341No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 17--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 8--
Hispanic/Latino 88.6 95.7 7.1 90.7 414Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 98.2 98.0 -0.2 99.8 1104Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 495.1 497.9 2.8 496.4 1,1284Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 468.5 473.8 5.3 471.2 2094Exceeded Target
High needs 484.6 487.2 2.6 485.6 5654Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 486.2 488.8 2.6 487.4 3524Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 221--
Students w/ disabilities 474.9 477.4 2.5 476.5 2554Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 6--
Asian---- 84--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 40--
Hispanic/Latino 482.6 488.5 5.9 484.1 1774Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 57--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 497.8 499.9 2.1 498.9 7634Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 91.1 92.5 1.4 92.9 1813Met Target
Lowest Performing 78.0 78.1 0.1 80.8 402Improved Below Target
High needs 81.1 86.4 5.3 83.4 944Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 90.7 90.4 -0.3 93.4 681No Change
EL and Former EL---- 21--
Students w/ disabilities 74.3 74.3 0.0 76.9 341No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 17--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 8--
Hispanic/Latino 80.7 90.0 9.3 84.1 404Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 94.2 92.8 -1.4 96.0 1111No Change

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 74.6 73.3 -1.3 76.4 3731No Change
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 63.8 59.4 -4.4 66.1 1870Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 65.8 62.9 -2.9 68.1 1070Declined
EL and Former EL---- 69--
Students w/ disabilities 54.0 48.6 -5.4 56.3 910Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 28--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 14--
Hispanic/Latino 56.3 64.5 8.2 58.6 694Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 17--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 77.2 75.3 -1.9 79.1 2421No Change

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 89.6 89.9 0.3 91.4 1712Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 78.1 82.1 4.0 80.4 914Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 86.2 83.8 -2.4 88.5 651No Change
EL and Former EL---- 17--
Students w/ disabilities 72.0 68.9 -3.1 74.3 370Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 17--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 8--
Hispanic/Latino---- 32--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 92.1 90.6 -1.5 94.0 1091No Change

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 50.4 8703Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 50.2 2053Typical Growth - High
High needs 49.0 4272Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 48.1 2742Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 156--
Students w/ disabilities 46.6 1942Typical Growth - Low
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 4--
Asian- 64--
Afr. Amer./Black- 39--
Hispanic/Latino 50.4 1343Typical Growth - High
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 46--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 1--
White 49.8 5822Typical Growth - Low

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 42.9 1552Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 34.6 341Low Growth
High needs 45.8 762Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 47.7 592Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 12--
Students w/ disabilities 39.3 261Low Growth
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 2--
Asian- 15--
Afr. Amer./Black- 8--
Hispanic/Latino 44.8 292Typical Growth - Low
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 43.2 982Typical Growth - Low

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 54.3 8763Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 52.5 2083Typical Growth - High
High needs 52.8 4343Typical Growth - High
Econ. Disadvantaged 52.7 2783Typical Growth - High
EL and Former EL- 160--
Students w/ disabilities 49.0 1962Typical Growth - Low
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 4--
Asian- 64--
Afr. Amer./Black- 39--
Hispanic/Latino 57.2 1393Typical Growth - High
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 46--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 1--
White 53.2 5833Typical Growth - High

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 69.9 1554Exceeded Typical Growth
Lowest Performing 55.7 343Typical Growth - High
High needs 67.0 764Exceeded Typical Growth
Econ. Disadvantaged 69.6 594Exceeded Typical Growth
EL and Former EL- 12--
Students w/ disabilities 59.1 263Typical Growth - High
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 2--
Asian- 15--
Afr. Amer./Black- 8--
Hispanic/Latino 67.7 294Exceeded Typical Growth
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 69.1 984Exceeded Typical Growth

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 91.9 91.3 -0.6 93.7 1730Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 86.5 85.1 -1.4 90.5 870Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 86.4 86.7 0.3 90.5 602Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 14--
Students w/ disabilities 83.7 78.0 -5.7 89.1 410Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 8--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 5--
Hispanic/Latino 78.3 88.0 9.7 81.8 254Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 92.8 91.5 -1.3 94.7 1300Declined

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 93.0 95.9 2.9 94.6 1724Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 88.0 93.3 5.3 91.4 1044Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 90.1 92.6 2.5 93.7 812Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 14--
Students w/ disabilities 88.6 93.0 4.4 93.3 433Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 14--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 6--
Hispanic/Latino---- 23--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 94.4 98.4 4.0 96.0 1254Exceeded Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 1.1 1.2 0.1 1.0 6690Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 2.1 2.7 0.6 1.9 2950Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 3.2 1.8 -1.4 2.9 1714Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 48--
Students w/ disabilities 0.0 2.1 2.1 1.0 1410Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 7--
Asian---- 44--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 25--
Hispanic/Latino 5.8 3.8 -2.0 5.2 1044Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 18--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 0.2 0.8 0.6 1.0 4713Met Target

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 61.9 61.1 -0.8 64.6 1981No Change
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 198--
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 67.5 68.4 0.9 74.5 383Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 38--
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 8.1 8.1 0.0 7.1 1,6431No Change
Lowest Performing 10.5 11.5 1.0 8.4 2090Declined
High needs 10.5 11.3 0.8 8.7 8140Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 13.5 13.4 -0.1 11.1 4262Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 369--
Students w/ disabilities 11.4 13.3 1.9 9.0 3300Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 7--
Asian---- 133--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 59--
Hispanic/Latino 10.8 10.1 -0.7 7.9 2762Improved Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 94--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 7.2 8.0 0.8 6.0 1,0730Declined

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 14.9 15.5 0.6 13.3 6910Declined
Lowest Performing 12.1 17.5 5.4 6.8 400Declined
High needs 21.7 22.0 0.3 18.8 3551No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 22.6 21.6 -1.0 18.1 1992Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 99--
Students w/ disabilities 21.4 27.7 6.3 17.9 1370Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 5--
Asian---- 53--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 33--
Hispanic/Latino 27.1 25.0 -2.1 22.7 1362Improved Below Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 23--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 11.7 12.9 1.2 9.9 4410Declined

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 66.5 60.1 -6.4 70.8 3060Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 44.2 39.9 -4.3 51.5 1430Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 50.5 50.6 0.1 57.9 892Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 33--
Students w/ disabilities 31.5 20.0 -11.5 38.5 650Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 3--
Asian---- 12--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 15--
Hispanic/Latino 50.0 34.1 -15.9 58.0 440Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 12--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 68.6 65.5 -3.1 72.8 2200Declined

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 1,339 1,334100Yes 1 1,337 1,334100Yes 1 571 570100Yes 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 689 685 686 684 297 297 1,672 1,666100Yes1
Econ. Disadvantaged 435 433 434 433 184 184 1,053 1,050100Yes1
EL and Former EL 270 268 267 267 103 103 640 638100Yes1
Students w/ disabilities 292 290 291 289 129 129 712 70899Yes1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 8 8 8 8 4 4 20----
Asian 106 105 105 104 49 49 260 25899Yes1
Afr. Amer./Black 49 49 49 49 23 23 121 121100Yes1
Hispanic/Latino 230 230 230 230 115 115 575 575100Yes1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 60 60 60 60 20 20 140 140100Yes1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 1 1 1 1 1 1 3----
White 885 881 884 882 359 358 2,128 2,121100Yes1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
CunniffNot requiring assistance or intervention
HosmerNot requiring assistance or intervention
James Russell LowellNot requiring assistance or intervention
Watertown HighNot requiring assistance or intervention
Watertown MiddleNot 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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