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2019 Official Accountability Report - Ayer Shirley School District

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Ayer Shirley School District (06160000)
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
Substantial progress toward targets
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
57% - Substantial progress toward targets-

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage39%69%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
57%
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 achievement44-24-14-34-
Mathematics achievement44-44-04-04-
Science achievement34----14----
Achievement total111260.06867.521247.53867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-34-34-24-
Mathematics growth34-34-34-14-
Growth total5820.06822.56822.53822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------34----
Extended engagement rate------24----
Annual dropout rate------04----
High school completion total------51220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total1410.0---------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-34-04-24-
Advanced coursework completion------44----
Additional indicators total4410.03410.04810.02410.0
Weighted total8.19.6-5.77.6-3.710.7-2.97.6-
Percentage of possible points 84%-75%-35%-38%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan80%
Weight of non-high school results:74%
36%
Weight of high school results:26%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage69%

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 achievement04-24-44-04-
Mathematics achievement04-44-14-04-
Science achievement04----14----
Achievement total01260.06867.561247.50867.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-24-24-
Mathematics growth34-24-34-14-
Growth total5820.04822.55822.53822.5
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 total3410.0---------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-04-44-44-
Advanced coursework completion------24----
Additional indicators total0410.00410.06810.04410.0
Weighted total1.39.6-5.07.6-6.210.7-1.17.6-
Percentage of possible points 14%-66%-58%-14%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan40%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
36%
Weight of high school results:30%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage39%

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage42%72%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
60%
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 achievement44-04-
Mathematics achievement44-04-
Science achievement44-04-
Achievement total121267.501247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-24-
Mathematics growth34-24-
Growth total5822.54822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate---04-
Extended engagement rate---04-
Annual dropout rate---04-
High school completion total---01220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-04-
Advanced coursework completion---44-
Additional indicators total4410.04810.0
Weighted total9.610.3-1.310.7-
Percentage of possible points 93%-12%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan93%
Weight of non-high school results:74%
12%
Weight of high school results:26%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage72%

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 achievement24-14-
Mathematics achievement24-24-
Science achievement04-34-
Achievement total41267.561247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-34-
Mathematics growth24-34-
Growth total4822.56822.5
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 total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-44-
Advanced coursework completion---04-
Additional indicators total0410.04810.0
Weighted total3.610.3-6.210.7-
Percentage of possible points 35%-58%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan35%
Weight of non-high school results:70%
58%
Weight of high school results:30%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage42%

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 497.8 500.0 2.2 499.0 8414Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 477.3 480.2 2.9 481.0 1582Improved Below Target
High needs 489.6 491.3 1.7 490.7 3704Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 234--
EL and Former EL---- 51--
Students w/ disabilities---- 189--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 4--
Asian---- 21--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 33--
Hispanic/Latino---- 103--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 23--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 4--
White 498.6 500.9 2.3 499.9 6534Exceeded Target

English language arts achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 97.8 96.0 -1.8 99.3 941No Change
Lowest Performing 94.3 95.7 1.4 96.4 233Met Target
High needs 95.1 87.9 -7.2 97.1 290Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 20--
EL and Former EL---- 4--
Students w/ disabilities---- 17--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 4--
Hispanic/Latino---- 10--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 14--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 97.7 96.8 -0.9 99.3 621No Change

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 494.7 498.7 4.0 496.0 8404Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 474.2 478.6 4.4 476.9 1594Exceeded Target
High needs 485.6 490.0 4.4 486.6 3704Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 235--
EL and Former EL---- 51--
Students w/ disabilities---- 188--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 4--
Asian---- 21--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 33--
Hispanic/Latino---- 103--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 23--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 4--
White 495.6 499.6 4.0 496.7 6524Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 92.2 88.6 -3.6 94.0 920Declined
Lowest Performing 75.0 68.5 -6.5 77.8 230Declined
High needs 82.9 64.8 -18.1 85.2 270Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 19--
EL and Former EL---- 4--
Students w/ disabilities---- 16--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 3--
Hispanic/Latino---- 10--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 14--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 91.9 93.4 1.5 93.7 613Met Target

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 75.0 78.0 3.0 76.8 2813Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 62.2 65.9 3.7 64.5 1184Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 79--
EL and Former EL---- 14--
Students w/ disabilities---- 61--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 4--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 14--
Hispanic/Latino---- 37--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 7--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 77.7 79.4 1.7 79.6 2173Met Target

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 91.7 90.8 -0.9 93.5 901No Change
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 83.6 76.9 -6.7 85.9 270Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 20--
EL and Former EL---- 4--
Students w/ disabilities---- 15--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 2--
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 4--
Hispanic/Latino---- 10--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 13--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 92.4 93.2 0.8 94.3 593Met Target

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 49.3 6722Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 51.6 1573Typical Growth - High
High needs 49.0 2942Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged- 185--
EL and Former EL- 38--
Students w/ disabilities- 146--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 4--
Asian- 17--
Afr. Amer./Black- 25--
Hispanic/Latino- 80--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 16--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 4--
White 49.8 5262Typical Growth - Low

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 50.8 833Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 41.6 202Typical Growth - Low
High needs 45.9 232Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged- 18--
EL and Former EL- 3--
Students w/ disabilities- 13--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 2--
Asian- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black- 2--
Hispanic/Latino- 9--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 11--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 53.0 573Typical Growth - High

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 55.2 6673Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 54.0 1583Typical Growth - High
High needs 55.5 2913Typical Growth - High
Econ. Disadvantaged- 183--
EL and Former EL- 38--
Students w/ disabilities- 144--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 3--
Asian- 16--
Afr. Amer./Black- 25--
Hispanic/Latino- 80--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 15--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 4--
White 54.5 5243Typical Growth - High

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 54.2 833Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 35.4 201Low Growth
High needs 40.2 222Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged- 17--
EL and Former EL- 3--
Students w/ disabilities- 13--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.- 2--
Asian- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black- 1--
Hispanic/Latino- 9--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 11--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White 60.8 584Exceeded Typical Growth

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 90.0 91.4 1.4 91.8 933Met Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 83.0 81.0 -2.0 87.0 420Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 29--
EL and Former EL---- 3--
Students w/ disabilities---- 28--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 10--
Hispanic/Latino---- 6--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 7--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 93.7 92.6 -1.1 95.6 680Declined

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 93.5 94.4 0.9 95.1 902Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 91.5 90.6 -0.9 94.9 530Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 43--
EL and Former EL---- 4--
Students w/ disabilities---- 30--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 1--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 9--
Hispanic/Latino---- 12--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 5--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 93.8 98.4 4.6 95.4 634Exceeded Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 1.2 2.0 0.8 1.1 4090Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 2.6 3.6 1.0 2.3 1400Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 93--
EL and Former EL---- 8--
Students w/ disabilities---- 58--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 4--
Asian---- 9--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 30--
Hispanic/Latino---- 39--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 34--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 1.0 2.4 1.4 1.0 2930Declined

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 75.0 72.5 -2.5 79.9 401No Change
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 40--
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-------
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL-------
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 7.6 5.0 -2.6 6.6 1,1654Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 10.1 7.5 -2.6 8.0 1593Met Target
High needs 13.3 8.1 -5.2 11.5 5314Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 303--
EL and Former EL---- 81--
Students w/ disabilities---- 255--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 7--
Asian---- 31--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 46--
Hispanic/Latino---- 143--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 48--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 5--
White 6.8 4.9 -1.9 5.6 8854Exceeded Target

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 15.3 18.2 2.9 13.7 4120Declined
Lowest Performing 22.7 21.7 -1.0 17.4 232Improved Below Target
High needs 24.6 30.7 6.1 21.7 1530Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 95--
EL and Former EL---- 20--
Students w/ disabilities---- 71--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 8--
Asian---- 9--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 23--
Hispanic/Latino---- 40--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 37--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 14.8 18.7 3.9 13.0 2940Declined

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 56.9 64.3 7.4 61.2 2074Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 32.9 42.9 10.0 40.2 704Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 52--
EL and Former EL---- 13--
Students w/ disabilities---- 20--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 3--
Asian---- 5--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 13--
Hispanic/Latino---- 18--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 17--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 59.9 64.9 5.0 64.1 1513Met 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 941 940100Yes 1 939 937100Yes 1 375 375100Yes 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 405 404 404 402 147 147 956 953100Yes1
Econ. Disadvantaged 260 259 261 259 100 100 621 618100Yes1
EL and Former EL 60 60 60 60 19 19 139 139100Yes1
Students w/ disabilities 206 206 204 204 77 77 487 487100Yes1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 7 7 7 7 4 4 18----
Asian 23 23 23 23 6 6 52 52100Yes1
Afr. Amer./Black 38 38 38 37 18 18 94 9399Yes1
Hispanic/Latino 116 116 116 116 47 47 279 279100Yes1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 37 37 37 37 21 21 95 95100Yes1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 4 4 4 4 1 1 9----
White 716 715 714 713 278 278 1,708 1,706100Yes1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
Ayer Shirley Regional High SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Ayer Shirley Regional Middle SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Lura A. White Elementary SchoolNot requiring assistance or intervention
Page Hilltop Elementary SchoolNot 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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