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2019 Official Accountability Report - Westfield Technical Academy

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Westfield (03250000)
TITLE I STATUS
Title I School
SCHOOL
Westfield Technical Academy (03250605)
GRADES SERVED
09,10,11,12
REGION
West/Central
FEDERAL DESIGNATION
-

Accountability Information

Overall classificationNot requiring assistance or intervention
Reason for classification
Substantial progress toward targets
Progress toward improvement targetsAccountability percentile
58% - Substantial progress toward targets29

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage69%51%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
58%
Substantial progress toward targets

2019 Points awarded

2019 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator All students
(High school grades)
Lowest performing students
(High school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement44-44-
Mathematics achievement34-24-
Science achievement14-04-
Achievement total81247.561267.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-14-
Mathematics growth24-04-
Growth total5822.51822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate04----
Extended engagement rate44----
Annual dropout rate04----
High school completion total41220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-34-
Advanced coursework completion04----
Additional indicators total4810.03410.0
Weighted total6.110.7-4.610.3-
Percentage of possible points 57%-45%-
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage51%

2018 Points awarded

2018 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator All students
(High school grades)
Lowest performing students
(High school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight % Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement34-44-
Mathematics achievement44-44-
Science achievement34-14-
Achievement total101247.591267.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-14-
Mathematics growth34-14-
Growth total6822.52822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate24----
Extended engagement rate04----
Annual dropout rate44----
High school completion total61220.0---
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total------
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-24-
Advanced coursework completion44----
Additional indicators total4810.02410.0
Weighted total7.710.7-6.710.3-
Percentage of possible points 72%-65%-
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage69%

Overall progress toward improvement targets

 20182019
Annual criterion-referenced target percentage82%47%
Weight40%60%
Cumulative criterion-referenced target percentage
(2018 x 40%) + (2019 x 60%)
61%
Substantial progress toward targets

2019 Points awarded

2019 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator High needs Subgroup
(High school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement44-
Mathematics achievement24-
Science achievement04-
Achievement total61247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth34-
Mathematics growth24-
Growth total5822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate04-
Extended engagement rate34-
Annual dropout rate04-
High school completion total31220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism44-
Advanced coursework completion04-
Additional indicators total4810.0
Weighted total5.010.7-
Percentage of possible points 47%-
2019 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage47%

2018 Points awarded

2018 Progress toward improvement targets
Indicator High needs Subgroup
(High school grades)
Points earned Total possible points Weight %
AchievementEnglish language arts achievement44-
Mathematics achievement44-
Science achievement44-
Achievement total121247.5
GrowthEnglish language arts growth24-
Mathematics growth34-
Growth total5822.5
High school completionFour-year cohort graduation rate24-
Extended engagement rate24-
Annual dropout rate44-
High school completion total81220.0
Progress toward attaining English language proficiencyEnglish language proficiency total---
Additional indicatorsChronic absenteeism04-
Advanced coursework completion44-
Additional indicators total4810.0
Weighted total8.810.7-
Percentage of possible points 82%-
2018 Annual criterion-referenced target percentage82%

Subgroup percentile

This group's overall performance relative to the performance of the same subgroup in schools serving similar grades
52

Detailed data for each indicator

English language arts achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 97.4 99.1 1.7 98.9 1394Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 90.6 96.0 5.4 93.4 314Exceeded Target
High needs 95.2 98.4 3.2 97.3 784Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 96.5 99.5 3.0 98.6 544Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 3--
Students w/ disabilities 92.9 96.9 4.0 95.5 404Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian-------
Afr. Amer./Black---- 3--
Hispanic/Latino---- 13--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 98.0 99.2 1.2 99.6 1214Exceeded Target

Mathematics achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 86.9 88.2 1.3 88.7 1383Met Target
Lowest Performing 54.7 55.6 0.9 58.8 312Improved Below Target
High needs 81.8 82.8 1.0 84.4 772Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 85.0 86.3 1.3 87.6 532Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 3--
Students w/ disabilities 71.4 73.1 1.7 75.4 392Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian-------
Afr. Amer./Black---- 3--
Hispanic/Latino---- 13--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 89.4 89.2 -0.2 91.4 1201No Change

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) - High school
Group 2018 Achievement 2019 Achievement Change 2019 Target N Points Reason
All Students 83.3 81.3 -2.0 85.2 1261No Change
Lowest Performing 58.6 54.0 -4.6 61.8 310Declined
High needs 77.5 73.3 -4.2 79.9 730Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 78.2 77.5 -0.7 80.5 501No Change
EL and Former EL---- 3--
Students w/ disabilities 71.3 58.8 -12.5 74.2 370Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian-------
Afr. Amer./Black---- 3--
Hispanic/Latino---- 11--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 86.2 84.1 -2.1 88.0 1101No Change

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 52.4 1323Typical Growth - High
Lowest Performing 36.2 301Low Growth
High needs 54.9 723Typical Growth - High
Econ. Disadvantaged 52.7 503Typical Growth - High
EL and Former EL- 2--
Students w/ disabilities 59.1 353Typical Growth - High
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian----
Afr. Amer./Black- 3--
Hispanic/Latino- 13--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 1--
White 54.0 1143Typical Growth - High

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP N Points Reason
All Students 42.0 1322Typical Growth - Low
Lowest Performing 29.6 300Very Low Growth
High needs 41.8 722Typical Growth - Low
Econ. Disadvantaged 41.6 502Typical Growth - Low
EL and Former EL- 2--
Students w/ disabilities 41.9 352Typical Growth - Low
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.----
Asian----
Afr. Amer./Black- 3--
Hispanic/Latino- 13--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.- 1--
White 43.5 1142Typical Growth - Low

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 93.3 91.4 -1.9 95.4 1390Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 91.9 88.8 -3.1 95.8 890Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 92.3 92.5 0.2 96.4 672Improved Below Target
EL and Former EL---- 2--
Students w/ disabilities 87.1 82.9 -4.2 93.4 410Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian-------
Afr. Amer./Black---- 3--
Hispanic/Latino---- 3--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 1--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 93.8 91.7 -2.1 96.3 1320Declined

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2016 Rate (%) 2017 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 90.8 94.2 3.4 92.7 1044Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 89.9 93.2 3.3 93.2 743Met Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 87.7 93.8 6.1 90.6 654Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 4--
Students w/ disabilities 93.5 87.1 -6.4 98.2 310Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-------
Asian---- 2--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 2--
Hispanic/Latino---- 2--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-------
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 90.6 94.8 4.2 92.4 974Exceeded Target

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2017 Rate (%) 2018 Rate (%) Change Target (%) N Points Reason
All Students 0.2 2.2 2.0 1.0 5410Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 0.0 3.4 3.4 1.0 2950Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 0.0 4.1 4.1 1.0 1940Declined
EL and Former EL---- 4--
Students w/ disabilities 0.0 3.2 3.2 1.0 1560Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 6--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 10--
Hispanic/Latino---- 41--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 9--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 0.2 2.1 1.9 1.0 4730Declined

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 - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 19.7 13.9 -5.8 17.4 5314Exceeded Target
Lowest Performing 12.5 6.5 -6.0 6.7 313Met Target
High needs 23.9 18.2 -5.7 20.1 2964Exceeded Target
Econ. Disadvantaged 30.6 23.1 -7.5 25.5 1694Exceeded Target
EL and Former EL---- 23--
Students w/ disabilities 23.3 11.9 -11.4 18.9 1604Exceeded Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 7--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 7--
Hispanic/Latino---- 53--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 7--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---- 1--
White 19.2 13.6 -5.6 16.7 4554Exceeded Target

Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2018 Rate (%) 2019 Rate (%) Change Target N Points Reason
All Students 21.5 14.8 -6.7 28.0 2290Declined
Lowest Performing-------
High needs 14.8 9.8 -5.0 22.2 1220Declined
Econ. Disadvantaged 16.3 13.8 -2.5 24.1 800Declined
EL and Former EL---- 13--
Students w/ disabilities 7.2 0.0 -7.2 14.8 630Declined
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---- 1--
Asian---- 5--
Afr. Amer./Black---- 3--
Hispanic/Latino---- 20--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---- 6--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-------
White 20.4 14.4 -6.0 26.9 1940Declined

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 139 139100Yes 1 138 138100Yes 1 140 140100Yes 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 78 78 77 77 79 79 234 234100Yes1
Econ. Disadvantaged 54 54 53 53 54 54 161 161100Yes1
EL and Former EL 3 3 3 3 3 3 9----
Students w/ disabilities 40 40 39 39 41 41 120 120100Yes1
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-----------
Asian-----------
Afr. Amer./Black 3 3 3 3 3 3 9----
Hispanic/Latino 13 13 13 13 13 13 39----
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 1 1 1 1 1 1 3----
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 1 1 1 1 1 1 3----
White 121 121 120 120 122 122 363 363100Yes1


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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