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2017 Official Accountability Data - Turners Fall High

Organization Information
District:Gill-Montague (06740000)School type:High School
School:Turners Fall High (06740505)Grades served:09,10,11,12
Region:Pioneer ValleyTitle I status:Non-Title I School (NT)
Accountability and Assistance Level:Level 3
Summary > All Students
Progress and Performance Index (PPI) Subgroup Data
View Detailed 2017 Data for Each Indicator Points Awarded
2014 2015 2016 2017
English Language ArtsNarrowing proficiency gaps (Composite Performance Index)0752525
Growth (Student Growth Percentiles)50755050
Extra credit for decreasing % Warning/Failing (10% or more)025025
Extra credit for increasing % Advanced (10% or more)025025
MathematicsNarrowing proficiency gaps (Composite Performance Index)0505025
Growth (Student Growth Percentiles)5075750
Extra credit for decreasing % Warning/Failing (10% or more)025025
Extra credit for increasing % Advanced (10% or more)025250
ScienceNarrowing proficiency gaps (Composite Performance Index)075250
Extra credit for decreasing % Warning/Failing (10% or more)02500
Extra credit for increasing % Advanced (10% or more)02500
High SchoolAnnual dropout rate7575050
Cohort graduation rate7575750
Extra credit for dropout re-engagement (2 or more)0---
English language acquisitionExtra credit for high growth on ACCESS for ELLs assessment (Student Growth Percentile on ACCESS)----
Points awarded for narrowing proficiency gaps, growth, and high school indicators250500300150
Points awarded for extra credit01502575
Total points awarded250650325225
Number of proficiency gap narrowing, growth, and high school indicators7777
Annual PPI = (Total points / Number of indicators)36934632
Cumulative PPI = (2014*1 + 2015*2 + 2016*3 + 2017*4) / 10Did Not Meet Target49
Assessment Participation 2014 2015 2016 2017
English Language Arts92%100%100%95%

How Annual and Cumulative PPIs are Calculated
The annual PPI is a measure of the improvement that a group makes toward its own targets over a two-year period on up to seven different indicators. Groups are eligible for an annual PPI if a sufficient number of students were assessed (20 for schools and subgroups) in English language arts and mathematics in the most recent year and one of the two prior years. A group is awarded 0, 25, 50, 75, or 100 points based on the amount of improvement it makes from one year to the next:
100Above Target25No ChangeA group can earn extra credit for: reducing the percentage of students scoring Warning/Failing and/or by increasing the percentage of students scoring Advanced by 10% or more on ELA, mathematics, or science tests; reengaging 2 or more dropouts; and/or demonstrating high growth in English language proficiency. An additional 25 points for meeting each of these goals is added to the total number of points awarded.
75On Target0Declined
50Improved Below Target-Insufficient Data
The annual PPI is calculated by dividing the total number of points awarded by the number of indicators (up to seven). The cumulative PPI is the average of a group's annual PPIs over the most recent four year period, weighting later years the most (1-2-3-4). A group is assigned a cumulative PPI if it has three annual PPIs. While a group's annual PPI can exceed 100 points, the cumulative PPI is always reported on a 100-point scale. For a group to be considered to be making progress toward narrowing proficiency gaps, its cumulative PPI must be 75 or higher.
In 2015 Massachusetts began reporting on the "economically disadvantaged" subgroup, which comprises students who are eligible for state support programs, and stopped reporting on the low income subgroup, membership of which was based on family applications for free/reduced price lunch. In accordance with this transition, no 2015 annual PPI was calculated for the economically disadvantaged subgroup and a hold harmless provision was applied to the calculation of the 2015 annual PPI for the high needs subgroup. The high needs group's 2015 annual PPI was compared to its 2014 annual PPI, and the higher of the two annual PPIs was assigned and used in the 2015 cumulative PPI calculation. A 2015 annual PPI with an asterisk (*) on this page signals that the 2014 annual PPI was higher than the 2015 annual PPI, and was used for both 2014 and 2015 in the cumulative PPI calculation.

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