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This report card contains information required by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) for our school and district including: student enrollment and teacher qualifications, student achievement, accountability, and the progress our school is making toward narrowing proficiency gaps for different groups of students.

Enrollment and Educator Data (2012-13 School Year)

A highly qualified teacher is defined as a teacher holding a Massachusetts teaching license at the Preliminary, Initial, or Professional level AND demonstrating subject matter competency in the areas they teach. Core academic areas include English, reading or language arts, mathematics, science, foreign languages, civics and government, economics, arts, history, and geography. (Notes: Self-contained classroom courses have been weighted to reflect the core academic courses within them.)
High poverty schools are schools in the top quartile of poverty in the state. Low poverty schools are in the bottom quartile of poverty in the state.
Waivers are granted to unlicensed or inappropriately licensed personnel upon district request if the district was unable, after making a good faith effort, to find a capable, appropriately licensed candidate for a teaching position. Waivers are valid for only one school year. For more information on waivers, please see the section entitled About the Data at the end of this document.
Enrollment (2012-13)
 School District State
303 3,295 954,773
Race/Ethnicity (%)
African American or Black 2.6 2.1 8.6
Asian 0.7 1.2 5.9
Hispanic or Latino 4.0 3.7 16.4
Multi-race, Non-Hispanic 3.3 2.8 2.7
Native American 0.0 0.6 0.2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.0 0.0 0.1
White 89.4 89.5 66.0
Gender (%)
Male 53.1 52.0 51.2
Female 46.9 48.0 48.8
Selected Populations (%)
English Language Learner 0.7 0.5 7.7
Low-Income 35.3 32.8 37.0
Students w/Disabilities 14.2 17.5 17.0
First Language Not English 1.7 1.1 17.3

Grades Offered:
PK, K
Educator Data (2012-13)
 SchoolDistrictState
Total # of Teachers 21.4 222.7 70,635.8
Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment 100.0 99.5 97.5
Total Number of Classes in Core Academic Areas 81 1,128 345,316
Percentage of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who are Highly Qualified 100.0 99.4 98.0
Percentage of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who are Not Highly Qualified 0.0 0.6 2.0
Student/Teacher Ratio 14.2 to 1 14.8 to 1 13.5 to 1
Percentage of Public Elementary and Secondary School Teachers Issued Waivers- 0.0 0.3

2013 MCAS Results by Subgroup by Grade and Subject

More about the data Data Under Review or Fewer than 10 students were tested.

2013 Accountability Data - Memorial Early Childhood Center

Accountability Information
Accountability and Assistance Level

Insufficient data

This school's overall performance relative to other schools in same school type (School percentiles: 1-99)
All students:-
This school’s progress toward narrowing proficiency gaps (Cumulative Progress and Performance Index: 1-100)
Student Group
(Click group to view subgroup data)
On Target = 75 or higher - Red Marker
Less progressMore progress
All students -
High needs -
Low income -
ELL and Former ELL -
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 -

Memorial Early Childhood Center:
Accountability Data Detail

2013 English Language Arts Proficiency Gap Narrowing
  0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2011 CPI (Baseline) 2012 CPI 2013 CPI CPI Change 2013 Target 6 Year Goal Percentile in School Type N PPI Points Rating
All students ----------
High needs ----------
Low income ----------
ELL and Former ELL ----------
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 ----------
2013 Mathematics Proficiency Gap Narrowing
  0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2011 CPI (Baseline) 2012 CPI 2013 CPI CPI Change 2013 Target 6 Year Goal Percentile in School Type N PPI Points Rating
All students ----------
High needs ----------
Low income ----------
ELL and Former ELL ----------
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 ----------
2013 Science Proficiency Gap Narrowing
  0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2011 CPI (Baseline) 2012 CPI 2013 CPI CPI Change 2013 Target 6 Year Goal Percentile in School Type N PPI Points Rating
All students ----------
High needs ----------
Low income ----------
ELL and Former ELL ----------
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 ----------
2013 English Language Arts Extra Credit
  Extra credit for increasing % Advanced (10% or more) Extra credit for decreasing % Warning/Failing (10% or more)
2012
% Advanced
2013
% Advanced
N PPI Points 2012
% Warning/Failing
2013
% Warning/Failing
N PPI Points
All students--------
High needs--------
Low income--------
ELL and Former ELL--------
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--------
2013 Mathematics Extra Credit
  Extra credit for increasing % Advanced (10% or more) Extra credit for decreasing % Warning/Failing (10% or more)
2012
% Advanced
2013
% Advanced
N PPI Points 2012
% Warning/Failing
2013
% Warning/Failing
N PPI Points
All students--------
High needs--------
Low income--------
ELL and Former ELL--------
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--------
2013 Science Extra Credit
  Extra credit for increasing % Advanced (10% or more) Extra credit for decreasing % Warning/Failing (10% or more)
2012
% Advanced
2013
% Advanced
N PPI Points 2012
% Warning/Failing
2013
% Warning/Failing
N PPI Points
All students--------
High needs--------
Low income--------
ELL and Former ELL--------
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--------
2013 English Language Arts Growth
  0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2012 SGP 2013 SGP SGP Change 6 Year Goal Met Safe Harbor? N PPI Points Rating
All students --- 51.0----
High needs --- 51.0----
Low income --- 51.0----
ELL and Former ELL --- 51.0----
Students w/disabilities --- 51.0----
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. --- 51.0----
Asian --- 51.0----
Afr. Amer./Black --- 51.0----
Hispanic/Latino --- 51.0----
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. --- 51.0----
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. --- 51.0----
White --- 51.0----
2013 Mathematics Growth
  0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2012 SGP 2013 SGP SGP Change 6 Year Goal Met Safe Harbor? N PPI Points Rating
All students --- 51.0----
High needs --- 51.0----
Low income --- 51.0----
ELL and Former ELL --- 51.0----
Students w/disabilities --- 51.0----
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. --- 51.0----
Asian --- 51.0----
Afr. Amer./Black --- 51.0----
Hispanic/Latino --- 51.0----
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. --- 51.0----
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. --- 51.0----
White --- 51.0----
2013 MCAS Participation
  English Language Arts Mathematics Science
Enrolled Assessed % Met Target (95%) Enrolled Assessed % Met Target (95%) Enrolled Assessed % Met Target (95%)
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High needs------------
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ELL and Former ELL------------
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------------

2013 Massachusetts and Nationwide NAEP Results by Student Group
Average Scaled Scores and Percentages of Students at Each Achievement Level

NAEP, or the National Assessment of Educational Progress, is often called the "Nation's Report Card." It is the only measure of student achievement in the United States that allows you to compare the performance of students in Massachusetts with the performance of students across the nation or in other states. Students take the NAEP in reading and mathematics every two years. When reviewing these results, it is important to keep in mind that the NAEP results are based on a small sample of students across Massachusetts, not the population of Massachusetts students. For more information, please visit http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/naep/faq.html.

The following symbols are used to denote the NAEP achievement levels: A for Advanced, P+ for Proficient and above, B+ for Basic and above, BB for Below Basic. The symbol "#" means that the estimated number of students rounds to zero.

GRADE LEVEL 4 - READING
All Students 23214477921100 2218346733100
Stud. w/ Disab 201317465418 184211316912
LEP/FLEP 192112406010 18717316910
African American/Black 20932155457 205217505015
Asian/Pacific Islander 240225783177 235185179215
Hispanic/Latino 208320564418 207319524825
White 2411757871364 2311145792151
Low-Income 213325613939 207320534754

GRADE LEVEL 4 - MATHEMATICS
All Students 25316589010100 2418418218100
Stud. w/ Disab 232529722818 218218554513
LEP/FLEP 223219633710 219114594111
African American/Black 23052671297 224118663416
Asian/Pacific Islander 26631729647 25823649195
Hispanic/Latino 234532752518 230226732725
White 260186896464 250105491951
Low-Income 237535792140 230226732754

GRADE LEVEL 8 - READING
All Students 2778488416100 2664347723100
Stud. w/ Disab 246115554516 231#8386211
LEP/FLEP 224#428725 225#330705
African American/Black 25522464369 250116604015
Asian/Pacific Islander 28614569196 27995085155
Hispanic/Latino 253120643616 255121673323
White 285105791967 275544851553
Low-Income 260228712938 254120663449

GRADE LEVEL 8 - MATHEMATICS
All Students 30118558614100 2848347327100
Stud. w/ Disab 268317584216 24818346612
LEP/FLEP 2492834665 2451531695
African American/Black 27762867339 263214514915
Asian/Pacific Islander 32342789376 306256087135
Hispanic/Latino 277428693116 271321623823
White 307216392867 2931144831753
Low-Income 281631722838 270320613950

Participation Rates for Students with Disabilities and for English Language Learner Students

The NAEP program has always endeavored to assess all students selected for testing. In all NAEP schools, accommodations are provided as necessary for students with disabilities and/or English language learners. School staff who are familiar with these students are asked a series of questions to help them decide whether each student should participate in the assessment and whether the student needs accommodations.

Grade/Subject # in Sample % of Sample – Students with Disabilities % of Sample – English Language Learners % of Students Excluded from Original Sample
Grade 4 Reading 4,70018103
Grade 4 Mathematics 4,60019112
Grade 8 Reading 4,3001652
Grade 8 Mathematics 4,2001762

About the Data


Enrollment and Educator Data

The waiver data included in this 2013 report card reflects only academic waivers issued during the 2012-2013 school year; it does NOT include critical shortage waivers. The schools included in the data are those in school districts and Horace Mann charter schools, all of whose teachers are required to hold an appropriate license per M.G.L. c.71, §38G. Important information about waivers:

  • Waivers are valid for only one school year
  • The data does not indicate whether a teacher taught under a waiver for the full year; many teachers receive the appropriate license during the school year
  • The district may apply for subsequent waivers, should a teacher not obtain licensure while working under a first year waiver, but must demonstrate that the educator is making significant progress toward obtaining the required license
  • The waiver percentage is based on the total number of individual for whom ESE issued academic waivers, divided by the total number of teachers in the district, as reported in the October 2010 EPIMS data collection
  • A single teacher on a waiver in a smaller district would have a greater impact than on a larger district and the waiver percentages, therefore, are not comparable between districts
  • Teachers in Commonwealth charter schools are required either to be licensed or to pass the teacher test, (M.G.L. c.71, §89 (ii) and 603 CMR 1.07), and are therefore not included in the data
  • Horace Mann Charter School teachers are required to hold an appropriate license (M.G.L. c.71, §38G) and are therefore included in the data

Student Groups (2012-13 School Year)

MCAS Data (Spring 2013 Results)

MCAS Achievement Level (Scaled Score Range) MCAS-Alt Achievement Level Points Per Student
Proficient or Advanced
(240-280)
Progressing (Certain disability types)* 100
Needs Improvement High
(230-238)
Progressing or Emerging 75
Needs Improvement Low
(220-228)
Awareness 50
Warning / Failing High
(210-218)
Portfolio Incomplete 25
Warning / Failing Low
(200-208)
0

* Intellectual, Sensory/Deaf and Blind, Multiple Disabilities, Autism, and Developmental Delay. Additionally, a student must be reported as having a "high level of need."

SGP: Each student who participated in the MCAS ELA or Mathematics tests in grades 4-8 or 10 and who also took the last MCAS test in that subject receives a Student Growth Percentile (SGP) score. The SGP compares a student's MCAS score with the scores of all students in the state at that grade level who received similar MCAS scores in prior years. SGPs range from 1 to 99; higher numbers represent higher growth and lower numbers represent lower growth. An SGP of 75, for example, means the student's progress is higher than 75 percent and lower than 25 percent of the students in the state with similar prior test scores. This method works independently of MCAS achievement levels. Therefore, all students, regardless of the scores they earned on past MCAS tests, have an equal chance to demonstrate growth at any of the 99 percentiles. School and district growth percentiles represent the growth of the median, or middle, student in the school or district. Most school and district median SGPs tend to range between 40 and 60. Schools outside of that range are showing less or more growth than the typical school in Massachusetts. For more information, go to http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/growth/

Accountability Data (2013)

Accountability and Assistance Levels

Determination of need for special education technical assistance or intervention

School Percentiles

Cumulative Progress and Performance Index (PPI)