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2019 Official Accountability Report - Pioneer Charter School of Science II (PCSS-II) (District)

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Pioneer Charter School of Science II (PCSS-II) (District) (35060000)
TITLE I STATUS
Title I District
REGION
Coastal
GRADES SERVED
07,08,09,10,11,12

Accountability Information

Overall classificationNot requiring assistance or intervention
Reason for classification
Meeting or exceeding targets
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
83% - Meeting or exceeding targets-

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage86%80%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
83%
Meeting or exceeding 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 achievement24-24-44-44-
Mathematics achievement44-44-44-34-
Science achievement44----34-14-
Achievement total101267.56890.0111240.081267.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34----44-34-
Mathematics growth44----34-34-
Growth total7822.5---7820.06822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------------
Extended engagement rate------------
Annual dropout rate------44----
High school completion total------4420.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------2410.0---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-44-44-44-
Advanced coursework completion------44----
Additional indicators total4410.04410.08810.04410.0
Weighted total8.710.3-5.87.6-7.68.4-7.210.3-
Percentage of possible points 85%-76%-91%-70%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan80%
Weight of non-high school results:37%
80%
Weight of high school results:63%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage80%

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 achievement44-44-44-44-
Mathematics achievement44-44-44-34-
Science achievement04----34-34-
Achievement total81267.58890.0111247.5101290.0
GrowthEnglish language arts growth44----44----
Mathematics growth44----44----
Growth total8822.5---8822.5---
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------------
Extended engagement rate------------
Annual dropout rate------04----
High school completion total------0420.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-44-44-44-
Advanced coursework completion------34----
Additional indicators total4410.04410.07810.04410.0
Weighted total7.610.3-7.67.6-7.79.1-9.411.2-
Percentage of possible points 74%-100%-85%-84%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan87%
Weight of non-high school results:40%
85%
Weight of high school results:60%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage86%

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage83%87%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
86%
Meeting or exceeding 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 achievement34-44-
Mathematics achievement44-34-
Science achievement34-34-
Achievement total101267.5101247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-44-
Mathematics growth44-44-
Growth total7822.58822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------
Extended engagement rate------
Annual dropout rate---44-
High school completion total---4420.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-44-
Advanced coursework completion---34-
Additional indicators total4410.07810.0
Weighted total8.710.3-8.19.1-
Percentage of possible points 85%-89%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan85%
Weight of non-high school results:37%
89%
Weight of high school results:63%
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage87%

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 achievement44-44-
Mathematics achievement44-34-
Science achievement14-34-
Achievement total91267.5101247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-34-
Mathematics growth44-44-
Growth total7822.57822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate------
Extended engagement rate------
Annual dropout rate---44-
High school completion total---4420.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-44-
Advanced coursework completion------
Additional indicators total4410.04410.0
Weighted total8.110.3-7.58.7-
Percentage of possible points 79%-86%-
Percentage of possible points by gradespan79%
Weight of non-high school results:40%
86%
Weight of high school results:60%
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage83%

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 506.3 506.7 0.4 507.3 1352Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing 485.4 485.7 0.3 489.5 212Improved Below Target
High needs 501.6 502.4 0.8 502.6 913Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 36--
EL and Former EL---- 71--
Students w/ disabilities---- 20--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 19--
Afr. Amer./Black 498.0 500.6 2.6 499.2 364Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino---- 34--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 4--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 42--

English language arts achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 100.0 99.2 -0.8 100.0 614Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 100.0 97.5 -2.5 100.0 204Exceeded Target
High needs 100.0 98.6 -1.4 100.0 374Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 16--
EL and Former EL---- 26--
Students w/ disabilities---- 10--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 3--
Afr. Amer./Black 100.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 264Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino---- 11--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 20--

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 514.2 516.3 2.1 515.2 1354Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 492.1 502.4 10.3 495.3 214Exceeded Target
High needs 509.3 511.4 2.1 510.6 914Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 36--
EL and Former EL---- 71--
Students w/ disabilities---- 20--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 19--
Afr. Amer./Black 501.6 506.6 5.0 503.1 364Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino---- 34--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 4--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 42--

Mathematics achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 98.7 98.4 -0.3 100.0 614Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 96.4 96.3 -0.1 98.5 203Met Target
High needs 97.1 97.3 0.2 99.1 373Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 16--
EL and Former EL---- 26--
Students w/ disabilities---- 10--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 3--
Afr. Amer./Black 96.7 99.0 2.3 100.0 264Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino---- 11--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 20--

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - Non-high school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 73.7 80.2 6.5 75.9 724Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 69.6 73.4 3.8 72.9 483Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 24--
EL and Former EL---- 37--
Students w/ disabilities---- 14--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 13--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 18--
Hispanic/Latino---- 17--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 2--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 22--

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 97.2 97.4 0.2 98.9 573Met Target
Lowest Performing 92.9 92.5 -0.4 95.2 201No Change
High needs 94.0 95.6 1.6 96.6 343Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 14--
EL and Former EL---- 25--
Students w/ disabilities---- 9--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black 95.7 98.0 2.3 98.2 254Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino---- 10--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 19--

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 54.5 1153Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing- 18--
High needs 55.1 753Typical Growth - High
Econ. Disadvantaged- 32--
EL and Former EL- 55--
Students w/ disabilities- 15--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian- 17--
Afr. Amer./Black 51.5 323Typical Growth - High
Hispanic/Latino- 26--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White- 37--

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 63.4 574Exceeded Typical Growth
Lowest Performing 51.2 203Typical Growth - High
High needs 62.0 354Exceeded Typical Growth
Econ. Disadvantaged- 15--
EL and Former EL- 25--
Students w/ disabilities- 9--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black 58.2 243Typical Growth - High
Hispanic/Latino- 11--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White- 19--

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 76.7 1154Exceeded Typical Growth
Lowest Performing- 18--
High needs 76.7 754Exceeded Typical Growth
Econ. Disadvantaged- 32--
EL and Former EL- 55--
Students w/ disabilities- 15--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian- 17--
Afr. Amer./Black 74.6 324Exceeded Typical Growth
Hispanic/Latino- 26--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White- 37--

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 59.3 573Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 54.0 203Typical Growth - High
High needs 62.5 354Exceeded Typical Growth
Econ. Disadvantaged- 15--
EL and Former EL- 25--
Students w/ disabilities- 9--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black 65.2 244Exceeded Typical Growth
Hispanic/Latino- 11--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.----
White- 19--

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students---- 32--
Lowest Performing-------
High needs---- 16--
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 15--
EL and Former EL---- 2--
Students w/ disabilities---- 3--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 7--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 15--
Hispanic/Latino---- 3--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 6--

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students---- 11--
Lowest Performing-------
High needs---- 6--
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 6--
EL and Former EL---- 1--
Students w/ disabilities---- 1--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian-------
Afr. Amer./Black---- 5--
Hispanic/Latino---- 2--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-------
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 4--

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 1.2 0.0 -1.2 1.1 2034Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 914Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 52--
EL and Former EL---- 30--
Students w/ disabilities---- 28--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 29--
Afr. Amer./Black 3.2 0.0 -3.2 2.9 754Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino---- 41--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 2--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 55--

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-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-------

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 44.0 46.4 2.4 50.0 282Improved Below Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs-------
Econ. Disadvantaged-------
EL and Former EL---- 28--
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 1.8 0.7 -1.1 0.7 1414Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 214Exceeded Target
High needs 1.7 1.0 -0.7 0.0 964Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 31--
EL and Former EL---- 75--
Students w/ disabilities---- 21--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 19--
Afr. Amer./Black 4.3 0.0 -4.3 1.3 364Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino---- 38--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 4--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 44--

Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 1.9 0.4 -1.5 0.8 2304Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 204Exceeded Target
High needs 1.9 0.7 -1.2 0.0 1354Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 56--
EL and Former EL---- 84--
Students w/ disabilities---- 30--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 30--
Afr. Amer./Black 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 824Exceeded Target
Hispanic/Latino---- 53--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 2--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 63--

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 90.8 92.6 1.8 93.5 944Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 80.0 81.6 1.6 86.6 383Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged---- 23--
EL and Former EL---- 11--
Students w/ disabilities---- 10--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 19--
Afr. Amer./Black 88.5 77.4 -11.1 95.8 310Declined
Hispanic/Latino---- 19--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-------
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White---- 25--

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 196 19599Yes 1 196 196100Yes 1 133 133100Yes 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 128 127 128 128 85 85 341 340100Yes1
Econ. Disadvantaged 52 52 52 52 40 40 144 144100Yes1
EL and Former EL 97 96 97 97 63 63 257 256100Yes1
Students w/ disabilities 30 30 30 30 24 24 84 84100Yes1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----------
Asian 22 22 22 22 16 16 60 60100Yes1
Afr. Amer./Black 62 61 62 62 44 44 168 16799Yes1
Hispanic/Latino 45 45 45 45 28 28 118 118100Yes1
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 5 5 5 5 3 3 13----
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-----------
White 62 62 62 62 42 42 166 166100Yes1

School Accountability Information
School Accountability classification
Pioneer Charter School of Science II (PCSS-II)Not 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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