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2017 Official Accountability Data - Amherst Regional Middle School

Organization Information
District:Amherst-Pelham (06050000)School type:Middle School
School:Amherst Regional Middle School (06050405)Grades served:07,08
Region:Berkshires +Title I status:Non-Title I School (NT)
Accountability Information
Accountability and Assistance Level

Level 3

Very low assessment participation (Less than 90%)
Focus on Afr. Amer./Black -Students w/disabilities -Economically disadvantaged -Hispanic/Latino -Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. -High needs -
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 431 40293No 433 39892No 216 19193No
High needs 171 15490No 172 14987No 87 7188No
Econ. Disadvantaged 109 9790No 110 9286No 52 4388No
EL and Former EL 36 3494No 36 3494No 15---
Students w/ disabilities 92 7886No 92 7784No 51 4086No
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.------------
Asian 32 32100Yes 33 3194No 15---
Afr. Amer./Black 30 2589No 30 2486No 16---
Hispanic/Latino 71 6490No 72 6388No 40 3489No
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 37 3288No 37 3084No 23 1878No
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 2--- 2--- 1---
White 259 24896Yes 259 24996Yes 121 11293No

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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