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2017 Official Accountability Data - TechBoston Academy

Organization Information
District:Boston (00350000)School type:Middle - High School or K-12
School:TechBoston Academy (00350657)Grades served:06,07,08,09,10,11,12
Region:Commissioner's DistrictsTitle I status:Title I School (SW)
Accountability Information
Accountability and Assistance Level

No level

Students in this school participated in 2017 Next Generation MCAS tests
This school's overall performance relative to other schools in same school type (School percentiles: 1-99)
All students:-
2017 Assessment Participation
Student Group English Language Arts Mathematics Science
EnrolledAssessed%Met Target EnrolledAssessed%Met Target EnrolledAssessed%Met Target
All Students 545 52697Yes 543 52897Yes 292 28497Yes
High needs 474 45596Yes 473 46097Yes 249 24197Yes
Econ. Disadvantaged 417 40096Yes 417 40497Yes 217 20996Yes
EL and Former EL 166 15895Yes 164 164100Yes 96 96100Yes
Students w/ disabilities 116 10392No 116 11397Yes 56 5496Yes
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 2--- 2--- 2---
Asian 20 20100Yes 21 21100Yes 13---
Afr. Amer./Black 345 33697Yes 343 33598Yes 199 19397Yes
Hispanic/Latino 147 13894No 147 14397Yes 64 6297Yes
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 15--- 15--- 6---
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.------------
White 16--- 15--- 8---

NOTE: In 2017, assessment participation was calculated two ways: First, the 2017 participation rate for each subgroup in each subject area test was calculated. If the actual 2017 participation rate was lower than 95 percent (high schools) or 90 percent (schools and districts administering Next-Generation MCAS test in grades 3-8) for any group in any subject, that rate was compared to the average of the most recent two years of assessment participation data for that group and subject. The higher of the two resulting rates was factored into the assignment of the school or district's 2017 accountability and assistance level.

About this Report

Accountability and Assistance Levels: All Massachusetts schools and districts with sufficient data are classified into one of five accountability and assistance levels (1-5), with the highest performing in Level 1 and lowest performing in Level 5. In general, a district is classified into the level of its lowest performing school, unless the district was independently classified into Level 4 or 5 as a result of action by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Schools and districts that administered the Next Generation MCAS assessment in grades 3-8 in 2017 have not been placed into Levels 1-3 on the basis of their assessment results, but may have been assigned an accountability an assistance level (3-5) for other reasons, as noted on this report.

School Percentiles: A school percentile between 1 and 99 is reported for schools with at least four years of data. This number is an indication of the school's overall performance relative to other schools that serve the same or similar grades. School percentiles were not calculated for schools that administered the Next Generation MCAS assessment in grades 3-8 in spring 2017.

Progress and Performance Index (PPI): The PPI combines information about narrowing proficiency gaps, growth, and graduation and dropout rates over multiple years into a single number. All districts, schools, and student subgroups receive an annual PPI based on improvement over a two-year period and a cumulative PPI (shown above) between 0 and 100 based on four years of data. For a group to be considered to be making progress toward narrowing proficiency gaps, its cumulative PPI must be 75 or higher. Annual and cumulative PPIs were not calculated for schools and districts that administered the Next Generation MCAS assessment in grades 3-8 in spring 2017.

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