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2009-2010 NCLB Report Card - Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical


This report card contains information required by the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) for our school and district including: teacher qualifications; student achievement on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS); and school/district accountability.

Enrollment and Educator Data (as of October 1, 2009)

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.) For more information, please visit:
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.
2,106 2,106 957,053
African American or Black 7.6 7.6 8.2
Asian 0.4 0.4 5.3
Hispanic or Latino 15.1 15.1 14.8
Multi-race, Non-Hispanic 2.1 2.1 2.2
Native American 0.4 0.4 0.3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.0 0.0 0.1
White 74.3 74.3 69.1
Male 50.4 50.4 51.3
Female 49.6 49.6 48.7
English Language Learner 0.9 0.9 6.2
Low-Income 52.1 52.1 32.9
Students w/Disabilities 8.0 8.0 17.0
First Language Not English 18.0 18.0 15.6

09, 10, 11, 12

Total # of Teachers 191.0 191.0 69,908.9
Percentage of Teachers Licensed in Teaching Assignment 94.3 94.3 97.1
Total Number of Classes in Core Academic Areas 587 587 280,489
Percentage of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who are Highly Qualified 100.0 100.0 97.3
Percentage of Core Academic Classes Taught by Teachers Who are Not Highly Qualified 0.0 0.0 2.7
Student/Teacher Ratio 11.0 to 1 11.0 to 1 13.7 to 1

2009 Massachusetts and Nationwide NAEP Results by Student Group
Average Scaled Scores and Percents 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
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.

All Students 23413478020100 2207326634100
Stud. w/ Disab 211521544615 189212346610
LEP/FLEP 19811240606 188#629719
African American/Black 21632362387 204215475316
Asian/Pacific Islander 241225685155 234174879215
Hispanic/Latino 211320564417 204216485221
White 2411756871369 2291041772354
Low-Income 215323613933 206217514947

All Students 2521257928100 2396388119100
Stud. w/ Disab 237432811915 220219594112
LEP/FLEP 22111562387 218112574310
African American/Black 23623084168 222115633716
Asian/Pacific Islander 26428709646 25518619195
Hispanic/Latino 232225782217 227121703022
White 258146797368 248850901054
Low-Income 237331831734 228122712948

All Students 2745438317100 2622307426100
Stud. w/ Disab 251118613915 229#8376310
LEP/FLEP 217#325752 219#325755
African American/Black 25111764368 245#13564416
Asian/Pacific Islander 281105089116 27364482185
Hispanic/Latino 250117623810 248116594120
White 279649871374 271339831757
Low-Income 254120663429 249116604043

All Students 29917528515100 2827337129100
Stud. w/ Disab 271421594114 24919366410
LEP/FLEP 2381822782 2431528726
African American/Black 27232362388 260112495116
Asian/Pacific Islander 314356690106 300205384165
Hispanic/Latino 271421623811 266217564421
White 305205991973 2921043821856
Low-Income 278529693129 266217574343

2009 Massachusetts NAEP Results
Participation Rates for Students with Disabilities and for Limited English Proficient 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 – Limited English Proficient % of Students Excluded from Original Sample
Grade 4 Reading 3,9001465
Grade 4 Mathematics 3,7001465
Grade 8 Reading 3,6001515
Grade 8 Mathematics 3,6001426

2009 MCAS Results by Subgroup by Grade and Subject


GRADE LEVEL 10 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS - Percentage of Students by Achievement Level

GRADE LEVEL 10 - MATHEMATICS - Percentage of Students by Achievement Level

GRADE LEVEL 10 - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY/ENGINEERING - Percentage of Students by Achievement Level

* Note: Grade 10 Science and Technology/Engineering results represent the highest achievement level attained by students by the end of grade 10. In addition, only students enrolled for two full years in the state/district/school are included in state/district/school achievement level results.


ALL GRADES - ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS - Percentage of Students by Achievement Level

ALL GRADES - MATHEMATICS - Percentage of Students by Achievement Level

Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical:
2009 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Data

  NCLB Accountability Status Performance Rating Improvement Rating

To make Adequate Yearly Progress in 2009, a student group must meet (A) a student participation requirement, either (B) the State's 2009 performance target for that subject or (C) the group's own 2009 improvement target, and (D) an additional attendance or graduation requirement.

Adequate Yearly Progress History NCLB Accountability Status

Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical:
AYP Data Detail



Adequate Yearly Progress History NCLB Accountability Status

About the Data

Enrollment and Educator Data

Student Groups (as of October 1, 2009)

MCAS Data (Spring 2009 Results)

Accountability Data (2009)