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Merriam School

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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 (2015-16 School Year)

About the Data
Enrollment (2015-16)
 School District State
591 5,622 953,429
Race/Ethnicity (%)
African American or Black 1.7 1.8 8.8
Asian 26.6 30.5 6.5
Hispanic or Latino 3.9 3.5 18.6
Multi-race, Non-Hispanic 2.4 3.8 3.2
Native American 0.0 0.2 0.2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2 0.0 0.1
White 65.3 60.2 62.7
Gender (%)
Male 53.1 52.0 51.2
Female 46.9 48.0 48.8
Selected Populations (%)
English Language Learner 4.7 4.1 9.0
Economically Disadvantaged 5.1 5.4 27.4
Students w/Disabilities 20.3 16.9 17.2
First Language Not English 11.0 15.6 19.0

Grades Offered:
K, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Educator Data (2015-16)
 SchoolDistrictState
Total # of Teachers 36.7 367.5 72,384.1
Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment 100.0 100.0 97.4
Total Number of Classes in Core Academic Areas 155 1,596 348,472
Percentage of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who are Highly Qualified 100.0 100.0 96.3
Percentage of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who are Not Highly Qualified 0.0 0.0 3.7
Student/Teacher Ratio 16.1 to 1 15.3 to 1 13.2 to 1
Percentage of Public Elementary and Secondary School Teachers Issued Waivers- 0.0 0.9
 

2016 MCAS Results by Subgroup by Grade and Subject

More about the data
GRADE LEVEL 3 - READING
 
 
GRADE LEVEL 3 - MATHEMATICS
 
 
GRADE LEVEL 4 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
 
 
GRADE LEVEL 4 - MATHEMATICS
 
 
GRADE LEVEL 5 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
 
 
GRADE LEVEL 5 - MATHEMATICS
 
 
GRADE LEVEL 5 - SCIENCE AND TECH/ENG
 
 
GRADE LEVEL 6 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
 
 
GRADE LEVEL 6 - MATHEMATICS
 
 
ALL GRADES - ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
 
 
ALL GRADES - MATHEMATICS
 
 
ALL GRADES - SCIENCE AND TECH/ENG
 

2016 Accountability Data - Merriam School

Accountability Information
Accountability and Assistance Level

Level 2

Not meeting gap narrowing goals
This school's overall performance relative to other schools in same school type (School percentiles: 1-99)
All students:Percentile in school type = 87Percentile in school type = 87  87
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 studentsPPI = 79, Target = 75PPI = 79, Target = 75PPI = 79, Target = 75 79Met Target
High needsPPI = 58, Target = 75PPI = 58, Target = 75PPI = 58, Target = 75 58Did Not Meet Target
Econ. Disadvantaged -
ELL and Former ELL -
Students w/disabilitiesPPI = 52, Target = 75PPI = 52, Target = 75PPI = 52, Target = 75 52Did Not Meet Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. -
AsianPPI = 100, Target = 75PPI = 100, Target = 75PPI = 100, Target = 75 100Met Target
Afr. Amer./Black -
Hispanic/Latino -
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. -
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. -
WhitePPI = 70, Target = 75PPI = 70, Target = 75PPI = 70, Target = 75 70Did Not Meet Target
 

Merriam School:
Accountability Data Detail

2016 English Language Arts Proficiency Gap Narrowing
  0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Baseline CPI 2015 CPI 2016 CPI CPI Change 2016 Target 6 Year Goal CPI Percentile in School Type N PPI Points Rating
All studentsCPI = 92.3, Target = 96.3CPI = 92.3, Target = 96.3CPI = 92.3, Target = 96.3 93.6 92.2 92.3 0.1 96.3 96.8 8031375On Target
High needsCPI = 78.6, Target = 89.3CPI = 78.6, Target = 89.3CPI = 78.6, Target = 89.3 81.6 78.2 78.6 0.4 89.3 90.8 647750Improved Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged -------16--
ELL and Former ELL -------19--
Students w/disabilitiesCPI = 76.7, Target = 89.7CPI = 76.7, Target = 89.7CPI = 76.7, Target = 89.7 82.4 75.0 76.7 1.7 89.7 91.2 826050Improved Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. ----------
AsianCPI = 97, Target = 97CPI = 97, Target = 97 94.9 97.1 97.0 -0.1 97.0 97.5 8376100Above Target
Afr. Amer./Black -------4--
Hispanic/Latino -------16--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. -------9--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. ----------
WhiteCPI = 92.2, Target = 96.3CPI = 92.2, Target = 96.3CPI = 92.2, Target = 96.3 93.7 90.8 92.2 1.4 96.3 96.9 7420875On Target
2016 Mathematics Proficiency Gap Narrowing
  0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Baseline CPI 2015 CPI 2016 CPI CPI Change 2016 Target 6 Year Goal CPI Percentile in School Type N PPI Points Rating
All studentsCPI = 90.6, Target = 97CPI = 90.6, Target = 97CPI = 90.6, Target = 97 94.8 91.2 90.6 -0.6 97.0 97.4 7431225No Change
High needsCPI = 73.7, Target = 90.3CPI = 73.7, Target = 90.3CPI = 73.7, Target = 90.3 83.3 74.4 73.7 -0.7 90.3 91.7 417725No Change
Econ. Disadvantaged -------16--
ELL and Former ELL -------19--
Students w/disabilitiesCPI = 70.4, Target = 89.6CPI = 70.4, Target = 89.6CPI = 70.4, Target = 89.6 82.1 71.8 70.4 -1.4 89.6 91.1 666025No Change
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. ----------
AsianCPI = 97, Target = 98.5CPI = 97, Target = 98.5CPI = 97, Target = 98.5 97.5 97.3 97.0 -0.3 98.5 98.8 6475100Above Target
Afr. Amer./Black -------4--
Hispanic/Latino -------16--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. -------9--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. ----------
WhiteCPI = 90.3, Target = 96.7CPI = 90.3, Target = 96.7CPI = 90.3, Target = 96.7 94.4 90.4 90.3 -0.1 96.7 97.2 6420825No Change
2016 Science Proficiency Gap Narrowing
  0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Baseline CPI 2015 CPI 2016 CPI CPI Change 2016 Target 6 Year Goal CPI Percentile in School Type N PPI Points Rating
All studentsCPI = 88.5, Target = 91.5CPI = 88.5, Target = 91.5CPI = 88.5, Target = 91.5 85.4 88.3 88.5 0.2 91.5 92.7 778950Improved Below Target
High needs -------18--
Econ. Disadvantaged -------3--
ELL and Former ELL -------5--
Students w/disabilities -------14--
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. ----------
AsianCPI = 92.4, Target = 97.1CPI = 92.4, Target = 97.1CPI = 92.4, Target = 97.1 95.0 94.6 92.4 -2.2 97.1 97.5 3823100Above Target
Afr. Amer./Black -------2--
Hispanic/Latino -------3--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. -------3--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. ----------
WhiteCPI = 89.2, Target = 91.9CPI = 89.2, Target = 91.9CPI = 89.2, Target = 91.9 86.1 87.9 89.2 1.3 91.9 93.1 715875On Target
2016 English Language Arts Extra Credit
  Extra credit for increasing % Advanced (10% or more) Extra credit for decreasing % Warning/Failing (10% or more)
2015
% Advanced
2016
% Advanced
N PPI Points 2015
% Warning/Failing
2016
% Warning/Failing
N PPI Points
All students 23.9 16.93130 2.5 2.63130
High needs 2.6 3.97725 9.0 10.4770
Econ. Disadvantaged--16---16-
ELL and Former ELL--19---19-
Students w/disabilities 0.0 3.36025 10.0 11.7600
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.--------
Asian 41.6 30.3760 1.3 0.07625
Afr. Amer./Black--4---4-
Hispanic/Latino--16---16-
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.--9---9-
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.--------
White 17.7 12.52080 2.3 1.920825
2016 Mathematics Extra Credit
  Extra credit for increasing % Advanced (10% or more) Extra credit for decreasing % Warning/Failing (10% or more)
2015
% Advanced
2016
% Advanced
N PPI Points 2015
% Warning/Failing
2016
% Warning/Failing
N PPI Points
All students 44.4 39.13120 3.4 3.53120
High needs 16.3 9.1770 13.8 14.3770
Econ. Disadvantaged--16---16-
ELL and Former ELL--19---19-
Students w/disabilities 8.1 5.0600 16.1 16.7600
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.--------
Asian 70.7 70.7750 0.0 0.07525
Afr. Amer./Black--4---4-
Hispanic/Latino--16---16-
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.--9---9-
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.--------
White 36.9 29.82080 2.8 3.42080
2016 Science Extra Credit
  Extra credit for increasing % Advanced (10% or more) Extra credit for decreasing % Warning/Failing (10% or more)
2015
% Advanced
2016
% Advanced
N PPI Points 2015
% Warning/Failing
2016
% Warning/Failing
N PPI Points
All students 22.3 27.08925 4.3 4.5890
High needs--18---18-
Econ. Disadvantaged--3---3-
ELL and Former ELL--5---5-
Students w/disabilities--14---14-
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.--------
Asian 35.7 47.82325 0.0 0.02325
Afr. Amer./Black--2---2-
Hispanic/Latino--3---3-
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.--3---3-
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.--------
White 18.3 17.2580 3.3 3.4580
2016 English Language Arts Growth
  0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2015 SGP 2016 SGP SGP Change 6 Year Goal Met Safe Harbor? N PPI Points Rating
All studentsSGP = 57, Target = 51SGP = 57, Target = 51SGP = 57, Target = 51 64.0 57.0 -7.0 51.0No23675On Target
High needsSGP = 49, Target = 51SGP = 49, Target = 51SGP = 49, Target = 51 62.0 49.0 -13.0 51.0No5750Below Target
Econ. Disadvantaged --- 51.0-10--
ELL and Former ELL --- 51.0-16--
Students w/disabilitiesSGP = 48, Target = 51SGP = 48, Target = 51SGP = 48, Target = 51 57.0 48.0 -9.0 51.0No4550Below Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. --- 51.0----
AsianSGP = 53, Target = 51SGP = 53, Target = 51SGP = 53, Target = 51 79.5 53.0 -26.5 51.0No5975On Target
Afr. Amer./Black --- 51.0-1--
Hispanic/Latino --- 51.0-9--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. --- 51.0-8--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. --- 51.0----
WhiteSGP = 58, Target = 51SGP = 58, Target = 51SGP = 58, Target = 51 61.0 58.0 -3.0 51.0Yes15975On Target
2016 Mathematics Growth
  0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 2015 SGP 2016 SGP SGP Change 6 Year Goal Met Safe Harbor? N PPI Points Rating
All studentsSGP = 61, Target = 51SGP = 61, Target = 51SGP = 61, Target = 51 63.0 61.0 -2.0 51.0No237100Above Target
High needsSGP = 58, Target = 51SGP = 58, Target = 51SGP = 58, Target = 51 62.0 58.0 -4.0 51.0No5975On Target
Econ. Disadvantaged --- 51.0-10--
ELL and Former ELL --- 51.0-16--
Students w/disabilitiesSGP = 58, Target = 51SGP = 58, Target = 51SGP = 58, Target = 51 54.0 58.0 4.0 51.0No4775On Target
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. --- 51.0----
AsianSGP = 72, Target = 51SGP = 72, Target = 51SGP = 72, Target = 51 70.0 72.0 2.0 51.0No58100Above Target
Afr. Amer./Black --- 51.0-1--
Hispanic/Latino --- 51.0-10--
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. --- 51.0-8--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. --- 51.0----
WhiteSGP = 57.5, Target = 51SGP = 57.5, Target = 51SGP = 57.5, Target = 51 58.0 57.5 -0.5 51.0No16075On Target
2016 Extra credit for English language proficiency growth
  2016 SGPA 2016 Target SGPA N Included PPI Points
All students- 60.017-
High needs- 60.017-
ELL and Former ELL- 60.017-
2016 Assessment Participation
  English Language Arts Mathematics Science
Enrolled Assessed % Met Target (95%) Enrolled Assessed % Met Target (95%) Enrolled Assessed % Met Target (95%)
All students32632499Yes33032799Yes9595100Yes
High needs848298Yes848298Yes19---
Econ. Disadvantaged18---18---3---
ELL and Former ELL22---22---6---
Students w/disabilities626097Yes626097Yes14---
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.------------
Asian8080100Yes818099Yes2626100Yes
Afr. Amer./Black6---6---3---
Hispanic/Latino17---17---3---
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.11---11---3---
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.------------
White21120999Yes21421299Yes6060100Yes

NOTE: In 2016, assessment participation was calculated two ways: First, the 2016 participation rate for each subgroup in each subject area test was calculated. If the actual 2016 participation rate was lower than 95 percent 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 2016 accountability and assistance level.

 

2015 Massachusetts and Nationwide NAEP Results by Student Group
Average Scaled Scores and Percentages of Students at Each Achievement Level


About the Data

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 23514508218100 2218356832100
Stud. w/ Disab 209220554518 186212336713
LEP 20011244569 18918326811
African American/Black 21732565357 206218514915
Asian/Pacific Islander 249316889116 238195381195
Hispanic/Latino 215325613919 208321544626
White 2421758891165 2321146792149
Econ. Disadvantaged 220529673342 209321564455

GRADE LEVEL 4 - MATHEMATICS
All Students 25113549010100 2407398119100
Stud. w/ Disab 231425742618 217216544613
LEP 22321765359 218115574311
African American/Black 23012673277 224119653515
Asian/Pacific Islander 27338819826 256226190105
Hispanic/Latino 232328742619 230326732726
White 256156295565 2481051901049
Econ. Disadvantaged 236431802042 229224722855

GRADE LEVEL 8 - READING
All Students 2746468317100 2643337525100
Stud. w/ Disab 245115544618 229#8366412
LEP 225#635655 223#328726
African American/Black 25211863379 247115584215
Asian/Pacific Islander 290186490107 27995085156
Hispanic/Latino 249#17613914 253120653525
White 281753901067 273442841651
Econ. Disadvantaged 260328712944 253120643652

GRADE LEVEL 8 - MATHEMATICS
All Students 29718518119100 2818327030100
Stud. w/ Disab 264316514918 24618326812
LEP 25121038626 2461531696
African American/Black 26842254469 260112475315
Asian/Pacific Islander 32444739467 305255886146
Hispanic/Latino 271424613915 269319604025
White 3042059881266 2911042811951
Econ. Disadvantaged 279731673343 268218584252

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 3,1001893
Grade 4 Mathematics 3,2001892
Grade 8 Reading 3,0001852
Grade 8 Mathematics 3,1001862