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2019 Official Accountability Report - Amherst-Pelham

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Amherst-Pelham (06050000)
TITLE I STATUS
Non-Title I District
REGION
West/Central
GRADES SERVED
07,08,09,10,11,12

Accountability Information

Overall classificationRequiring assistance or intervention
Reason for classification
In need of focused/targeted support
Low participation rate: Hispanic/Latino
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
39% - Moderate progress toward targets-

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage59%25%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
39%
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 achievement04-34-14-14-
Mathematics achievement04-24-04-04-
Science achievement04----04----
Achievement total01260.05867.511240.01867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-14-34-24-
Mathematics growth14-14-34-14-
Growth total3820.02822.56820.03822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------04----
Extended engagement rate------34----
Annual dropout rate------34----
High school completion total------61220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total0410.0---0410.0---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism34-04-04-04-
Advanced coursework completion------04----
Additional indicators total3410.00410.00810.00410.0
Weighted total0.99.6-3.87.6-2.810.0-1.47.6-
Percentage of possible points 9%-50%-28%-18%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan30%
Weight of non-high school results:31%
23%
Weight of high school results:69%
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 achievement04-04-44-44-
Mathematics achievement04-04-34-44-
Science achievement04----24----
Achievement total01267.50867.591240.08867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-14-34-24-
Mathematics growth24-14-34-24-
Growth total4822.52822.56820.04822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------44----
Extended engagement rate------14----
Annual dropout rate------44----
High school completion total------91220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------3410.0---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-04-04-44-
Advanced coursework completion------44----
Additional indicators total4410.00410.04810.04410.0
Weighted total1.310.3-0.57.6-7.310.0-6.77.6-
Percentage of possible points 13%-7%-73%-88%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan10%
Weight of non-high school results:30%
81%
Weight of high school results:70%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage59%

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage25%21%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
23%
Limited or no 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 achievement04-14-
Mathematics achievement04-04-
Science achievement04-04-
Achievement total01267.511247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth14-34-
Mathematics growth14-34-
Growth total2822.56822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---04-
Extended engagement rate---24-
Annual dropout rate---44-
High school completion total---61220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism24-04-
Advanced coursework completion---04-
Additional indicators total2410.00810.0
Weighted total0.710.3-3.010.7-
Percentage of possible points 7%-28%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan7%
Weight of non-high school results:31%
28%
Weight of high school results:69%
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 achievement04-14-
Mathematics achievement04-14-
Science achievement04-04-
Achievement total01267.521247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-
Mathematics growth14-24-
Growth total3822.54822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---44-
Extended engagement rate---04-
Annual dropout rate---04-
High school completion total---41220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-24-
Advanced coursework completion---44-
Additional indicators total4410.06810.0
Weighted total1.110.3-3.310.7-
Percentage of possible points 11%-31%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan11%
Weight of non-high school results:30%
31%
Weight of high school results:70%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage25%

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 500.6 499.1 -1.5 501.8 3830Declined
Lowest Performing 462.6 465.8 3.2 466.3 413Met Target
High needs 482.6 480.0 -2.6 483.7 1700Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 483.2 478.5 -4.7 484.2 1100Declined
EL and Former EL---- 53--
Students w/ disabilities 470.6 472.2 1.6 471.9 933Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian 507.6 502.5 -5.1 508.6 290Declined
Afr. Amer./Black---- 35--
Hispanic/Latino 478.8 478.2 -0.6 480.3 650Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 32--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 506.9 506.9 0.0 508.2 2211No 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 97.6 96.8 -0.8 99.1 2311No Change
Lowest Performing 97.1 95.6 -1.5 99.2 511No Change
High needs 92.6 92.4 -0.2 94.6 951No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged 91.2 92.6 1.4 93.1 643Met Target
EL and Former EL---- 19--
Students w/ disabilities 91.7 93.3 1.6 93.9 523Met Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 100.0 98.0 -2.0 100.0 254Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 20--
Hispanic/Latino 88.8 90.9 2.1 90.9 443Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 27--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 99.4 99.3 -0.1 100.0 1154Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 500.4 497.3 -3.1 501.7 3810Declined
Lowest Performing 462.2 463.4 1.2 464.9 402Improved Below Target
High needs 484.7 479.2 -5.5 485.7 1690Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 485.7 476.2 -9.5 486.9 1070Declined
EL and Former EL---- 52--
Students w/ disabilities 472.7 471.5 -1.2 474.3 920Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian 508.2 502.4 -5.8 510.1 290Declined
Afr. Amer./Black---- 33--
Hispanic/Latino 484.0 478.6 -5.4 485.5 650Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 31--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 504.6 504.7 0.1 505.7 2222Improved Below Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 93.3 89.3 -4.0 95.1 2280Declined
Lowest Performing 81.3 63.0 -18.3 84.1 500Declined
High needs 80.7 75.8 -4.9 83.0 920Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 81.0 77.8 -3.2 83.7 620Declined
EL and Former EL---- 19--
Students w/ disabilities 73.5 65.8 -7.7 76.1 490Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 97.6 92.0 -5.6 99.4 250Declined
Afr. Amer./Black---- 20--
Hispanic/Latino 75.0 78.6 3.6 78.4 423Met Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 26--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 97.7 96.5 -1.2 99.5 1151No Change

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 75.3 69.5 -5.8 77.1 1810Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 56.1 53.4 -2.7 58.4 890Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 57.0 54.8 -2.2 59.3 571No Change
EL and Former EL---- 29--
Students w/ disabilities 44.5 42.9 -1.6 46.8 461No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 21--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 13--
Hispanic/Latino 50.0 45.2 -4.8 52.3 260Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 19--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 81.0 77.0 -4.0 82.9 1020Declined

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 95.7 91.1 -4.6 97.5 2140Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 87.9 78.6 -9.3 90.2 830Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 87.2 79.9 -7.3 89.5 560Declined
EL and Former EL---- 14--
Students w/ disabilities 82.8 71.9 -10.9 85.1 480Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 18--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 16--
Hispanic/Latino 83.6 83.3 -0.3 85.9 391No Change
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 27--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 98.6 97.6 -1.0 100.0 1144Exceeded Target

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 45.8 3472Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 39.1 411Low Growth
High needs 39.0 1491Low Growth
Econ. Disadvantaged 37.9 971Low Growth
EL and Former EL- 46--
Students w/ disabilities 33.5 811Low Growth
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 1--
Asian 52.2 283Typical Growth - High
Afr. Amer./Black- 33--
Hispanic/Latino 36.1 541Low Growth
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 30--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 47.0 2012Typical Growth - Low

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 54.9 1783Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 42.5 442Typical Growth - Low
High needs 56.5 633Typical Growth - High
Econ. Disadvantaged 56.5 423Typical Growth - High
EL and Former EL- 8--
Students w/ disabilities 56.3 373Typical Growth - High
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian- 16--
Afr. Amer./Black- 12--
Hispanic/Latino 54.1 283Typical Growth - High
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 20--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 55.8 1023Typical Growth - High

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 38.8 3451Low Growth
Lowest Performing 30.8 401Low Growth
High needs 33.1 1481Low Growth
Econ. Disadvantaged 33.8 941Low Growth
EL and Former EL- 45--
Students w/ disabilities 28.0 800Very Low Growth
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 1--
Asian 45.2 282Typical Growth - Low
Afr. Amer./Black- 31--
Hispanic/Latino 36.3 531Low Growth
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 29--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 38.5 2031Low Growth

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 59.2 1733Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 38.2 411Low Growth
High needs 50.3 603Typical Growth - High
Econ. Disadvantaged 48.2 392Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 8--
Students w/ disabilities 47.5 352Typical Growth - Low
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian- 15--
Afr. Amer./Black- 12--
Hispanic/Latino 56.8 273Typical Growth - High
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 19--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 62.0 1004Exceeded Typical Growth

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 92.5 90.6 -1.9 94.3 2340Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 84.3 79.3 -5.0 88.3 920Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 86.4 84.4 -2.0 90.5 640Declined
EL and Former EL---- 18--
Students w/ disabilities 80.0 75.0 -5.0 85.4 400Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 95.8 96.0 0.2 98.5 253Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 21--
Hispanic/Latino 85.2 71.9 -13.3 88.7 320Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 20--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 94.5 93.4 -1.1 96.4 1360Declined

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 94.0 95.4 1.4 95.6 2393Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 89.2 91.2 2.0 92.6 1022Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 90.8 92.6 1.8 94.4 812Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 16--
Students w/ disabilities 83.9 93.3 9.4 88.6 454Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 244Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 18--
Hispanic/Latino 88.9 88.9 0.0 92.8 271No Change
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 25--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 93.4 95.9 2.5 95.0 1454Exceeded Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 1.1 1.0 -0.1 1.0 9233Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 3.2 2.2 -1.0 2.9 3214Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 2.0 1.9 -0.1 1.8 2092Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 43--
Students w/ disabilities 5.1 2.5 -2.6 4.6 1614Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian 1.1 1.2 0.1 1.0 850Declined
Afr. Amer./Black---- 65--
Hispanic/Latino 4.6 1.3 -3.3 4.1 1534Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 88--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 2--
White 0.5 0.4 -0.1 1.0 5294Exceeded Target

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 30.0 12.1 -17.9 31.6 330Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 33--
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 40.0 28.1 -11.9 41.2 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 12.9 12.4 -0.5 11.9 4293Met Target
Lowest Performing 2.4 14.3 11.9 0.3 420Declined
High needs 20.2 19.9 -0.3 18.4 2012Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 21.5 23.4 1.9 19.1 1070Declined
EL and Former EL---- 69--
Students w/ disabilities 26.4 19.2 -7.2 24.0 1044Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian 7.5 0.0 -7.5 5.4 354Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 37--
Hispanic/Latino 25.4 19.2 -6.2 22.5 784Exceeded Target
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 36--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 9.6 12.0 2.4 8.4 2420Declined

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 17.7 18.4 0.7 16.1 9520Declined
Lowest Performing 25.0 31.4 6.4 19.7 510Declined
High needs 27.8 33.5 5.7 24.9 3850Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 31.6 35.9 4.3 27.1 2170Declined
EL and Former EL---- 95--
Students w/ disabilities 28.3 41.4 13.1 24.8 2030Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian 6.7 7.9 1.2 3.9 893Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 70--
Hispanic/Latino 25.7 34.6 8.9 21.3 1620Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 84--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 15.2 13.8 -1.4 13.4 5453Met Target

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 78.7 77.0 -1.7 83.0 4560Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 52.3 50.0 -2.3 59.6 1700Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 56.0 54.5 -1.5 63.4 1100Declined
EL and Former EL---- 41--
Students w/ disabilities 36.1 31.1 -5.0 43.1 900Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian 89.1 88.6 -0.5 93.5 444Exceeded Target
Afr. Amer./Black---- 32--
Hispanic/Latino 51.4 49.4 -2.0 59.4 790Declined
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 38--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 88.8 85.1 -3.7 93.0 2623Met Target

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 639 62197Yes 1 640 61696Yes 1 422 41598Yes 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 284 272 282 268 191 186 757 72696Yes1
Econ. Disadvantaged 186 178 183 173 124 121 493 47296Yes1
EL and Former EL 83 79 82 78 52 51 217 20896Yes1
Students w/ disabilities 151 146 149 142 100 97 400 38596Yes1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 1 1 1 1-- 2----
Asian 57 56 57 56 46 46 160 15899Yes1
Afr. Amer./Black 55 55 55 53 34 33 144 14198Yes1
Hispanic/Latino 119 111 118 109 73 70 310 29094No1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 61 59 60 57 46 46 167 16297Yes1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----------
White 346 339 349 340 223 220 918 89998Yes1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
Amherst Regional HighNot requiring assistance or intervention
Amherst Regional Middle SchoolRequiring 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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