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2017 Official Accountability Data - Wildwood Elementary

Organization Information
District:Amherst (00080000)School type:Elementary School
School:Wildwood Elementary (00080050)Grades served:K,01,02,03,04,05,06
Region:Pioneer ValleyTitle I status:Title I School (TA)
Accountability Information
Accountability and Assistance Level

Level 3

Very low assessment participation (Less than 90%)
Focus on Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. -
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 24122694No 23822293No 575291No
High needs 11510692No 11310391No 292690No
Econ. Disadvantaged 756692No 756790No 16---
ELL and Former ELL 444398Yes 4242100Yes 6---
Students w/disabilities 434298Yes 433991No 15---
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 1--- 1--- 1---
Asian 323094No 3030100Yes 5---
Afr. Amer./Black 252496Yes 252392No 7---
Hispanic/Latino 464193No 464291No 13---
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 262182No 252081No 5---
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.------------
White 11110998Yes 11110695Yes 2626100Yes

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.

Interpretive Materials
Glossary of 2017 Accountability Terms