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2022 Official Accountability Report - Chelmsford

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Chelmsford (00560000)
TITLE I STATUS
Title I District
REGION
Coastal
GRADES SERVED
PK,K,01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09,10,11,12
Accountability information
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022

Detailed data for each indicator

English language arts achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 509.3 502.2 2,327
High needs 496.3 490.3 887
Low income 496.1 489.9 508
EL and Former EL 500.6 494.0 242
Students w/ disabilities 489.3 481.8 448
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 4
Asian 517.5 510.5 409
Afr. Amer./Black 500.9 498.3 87
Hispanic/Latino 498.8 492.8 192
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 508.1 504.5 97
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 3
White 509.0 501.1 1,535

English language arts achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - High school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 519.9 512.2 348
High needs 498.6 497.5 106
Low income 500.3 498.1 64
EL and Former EL-- 19
Students w/ disabilities 491.3 489.9 54
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian 532.0 520.7 63
Afr. Amer./Black-- 19
Hispanic/Latino- 507.9 21
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 8
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1
White 519.6 511.4 236

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 507.2 501.0 2,326
High needs 493.9 489.1 884
Low income 493.3 487.6 507
EL and Former EL 500.2 494.8 242
Students w/ disabilities 486.3 480.3 444
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 4
Asian 520.8 515.1 414
Afr. Amer./Black 496.7 493.5 86
Hispanic/Latino 495.3 488.6 190
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 503.9 501.5 98
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 3
White 506.2 499.2 1,531

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - High school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 518.9 510.0 354
High needs 501.1 492.3 113
Low income 502.6 492.7 67
EL and Former EL-- 19
Students w/ disabilities 494.3 485.6 60
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian 537.2 525.5 62
Afr. Amer./Black-- 19
Hispanic/Latino- 498.9 21
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 10
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1
White 517.4 509.2 241

Science achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 507.9 503.5 774
High needs 495.2 490.4 287
Low income 495.1 490.1 170
EL and Former EL 497.8 493.9 69
Students w/ disabilities 486.9 482.2 148
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 3
Asian 514.1 512.3 130
Afr. Amer./Black 497.1 498.8 35
Hispanic/Latino 500.6 492.5 52
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 496.4 501.1 30
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1
White 508.1 502.8 523

Science achievement - MCAS Composite Performance Index (CPI) (2019) and average composite scaled score (2022) - High school
Group 2019 Achievement (CPI) 2022 Achievement
(Average composite scaled score)
N
All Students 94.2 508.7 340
High needs 80.3 493.4 100
Low income 88.2 494.6 58
EL and Former EL-- 15
Students w/ disabilities 70.5 486.4 53
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian 98.9 519.7 59
Afr. Amer./Black-- 15
Hispanic/Latino- 500.0 20
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 10
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1
White 93.6 508.1 235

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 55.8 53.7 1,793
High needs 52.9 50.6 648
Low income 50.3 50.3 377
EL and Former EL 55.0 53.7 179
Students w/ disabilities 51.8 45.9 316
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 3
Asian 58.6 61.8 306
Afr. Amer./Black 55.3 54.9 71
Hispanic/Latino 59.5 53.0 138
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 59.4 55.6 78
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 2
White 54.8 51.4 1,195

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 54.5 52.0 307
High needs 44.8 49.4 79
Low income 40.6 46.4 46
EL and Former EL-- 11
Students w/ disabilities 41.1 46.5 39
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian 63.1 58.5 56
Afr. Amer./Black-- 12
Hispanic/Latino-- 16
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 7
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1
White 53.6 50.3 215

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 53.8 52.9 1,788
High needs 50.7 49.1 646
Low income 49.2 48.0 377
EL and Former EL 57.4 55.5 180
Students w/ disabilities 47.8 43.8 313
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 3
Asian 60.2 61.9 309
Afr. Amer./Black 56.9 55.0 71
Hispanic/Latino 55.2 46.3 136
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 53.2 53.9 78
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 2
White 52.3 51.2 1,189

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 61.0 40.2 311
High needs 62.5 40.2 84
Low income 62.7 38.3 49
EL and Former EL-- 11
Students w/ disabilities 61.3 42.8 43
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian 66.3 48.5 55
Afr. Amer./Black-- 12
Hispanic/Latino-- 16
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 9
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1
White 60.2 38.6 218

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2020 Rate (%) 2021 Rate (%) N
All Students 97.3 95.3 379
High needs 91.6 86.0 107
Low income 90.9 84.0 75
EL and Former EL-- 7
Students w/ disabilities 86.9 78.6 56
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian 98.1 93.8 48
Afr. Amer./Black-- 15
Hispanic/Latino-- 10
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 8
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 97.2 96.3 298

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2019 Rate (%) 2020 Rate (%) N
All Students 97.8 98.6 367
High needs 96.6 96.3 107
Low income 95.2 96.4 55
EL and Former EL-- 3
Students w/ disabilities 95.5 95.1 61
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian 100.0 100.0 53
Afr. Amer./Black-- 11
Hispanic/Latino-- 11
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 7
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1
White 97.9 98.2 284

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2020 Rate (%) 2021 Rate (%) N
All Students 0.1 0.1 1,408
High needs 0.0 0.6 323
Low income 0.0 1.2 161
EL and Former EL-- 14
Students w/ disabilities 0.0 1.1 182
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian 0.0 0.0 226
Afr. Amer./Black 0.0 0.0 52
Hispanic/Latino 0.0 0.0 76
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 0.0 3.0 33
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 2
White 0.1 0.1 1,019

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2020 Rate (%) 2022 Rate (%) N
All Students 73.8 66.0 144
High needs---
Low income---
EL and Former EL 73.8 66.0 144
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---

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - High school
Group 2020 Rate (%) 2022 Rate (%) N
All Students-- 16
High needs---
Low income---
EL and Former EL-- 16
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---

Chronic absenteeism - Non-high school
Group 2019 Rate (% of students missing 10% of days) 2022 Rate (% of students missing 20% of days) N
All Students 4.7 2.0 3,211
High needs 8.6 4.2 1,245
Low income 12.6 6.0 733
EL and Former EL 5.4 4.5 376
Students w/ disabilities 9.7 4.5 582
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 8
Asian 3.1 1.1 568
Afr. Amer./Black 5.0 0.8 122
Hispanic/Latino 9.0 5.8 293
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 7.3 4.5 133
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 4
White 4.4 1.6 2,083

*The 2022 accountability calculations include the percentage of students missing 10% or more of their days in membership in 2019, and the percentage of students missing 20% or more of their days in membership in 2022.


Chronic absenteeism - High school
Group 2019 Rate (% of students missing 10% of days) 2022 Rate (% of students missing 20% of days) N
All Students 10.6 6.4 1,402
High needs 19.4 14.5 435
Low income 31.5 16.9 254
EL and Former EL 13.4 8.5 82
Students w/ disabilities 15.9 18.5 227
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 2
Asian 6.3 1.3 238
Afr. Amer./Black 13.0 2.0 49
Hispanic/Latino 21.7 13.4 97
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 12.1 12.8 39
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 5
White 10.6 7.0 972

*The 2022 accountability calculations include the percentage of students missing 10% or more of their days in membership in 2019, and the percentage of students missing 20% or more of their days in membership in 2022.


Advanced coursework completion - High school
Group 2021 Rate (%) 2022 Rate (%) N
All Students 88.2 73.9 664
High needs 76.1 48.8 164
Low income 79.1 50.0 84
EL and Former EL 64.0 58.3 24
Students w/ disabilities 69.0 40.0 95
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian 91.7 92.1 114
Afr. Amer./Black-- 18
Hispanic/Latino 76.7 55.3 38
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 13
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1
White 87.7 71.7 480

Assessment participation - All students
Group English language arts Mathematics Science
Enrolled Assessed % Enrolled Assessed % Enrolled Assessed %
All Students 2,713 2,69199 2,718 2,69799 1,149 1,13499

Assessment participation - Student groups
Group English language arts Mathematics Science Overall
Enrolled Assessed Enrolled Assessed Enrolled Assessed Total Enrolled Total Assessed %
High needs 1,025 1,009 1,026 1,014 412 404 2,463 2,42799
Low income 591 582 591 584 243 239 1,425 1,40599
EL and Former EL 281 277 281 278 97 96 659 65199
Students w/ disabilities 513 502 514 504 211 205 1,238 1,21198
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 4- 4- 3- 11--
Asian 486 480 487 485 198 198 1,171 1,16399
Afr. Amer./Black 109 109 108 108 54 52 271 26999
Hispanic/Latino 220 218 221 216 77 76 518 51098
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 108 105 108 108 40 40 256 25399
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl. 4- 4- 2- 10--
White 1,782 1,771 1,786 1,772 775 763 4,343 4,30699

School Accountability Information
School Accountability information School accountability percentile
Byam SchoolDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 67
Center Elementary SchoolDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 81
Charles D HarringtonDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 70
Chelmsford HighLow participation rate 83
Col Moses Parker SchoolDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 81
Community Education CenterInsufficient data-
McCarthy Middle SchoolDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 80
South RowDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 84


About this Report

Accountability information: Most districts and schools did not receive an overall accountability determination in 2022. However, school accountability reports may contain additional performance information if the school has been designated underperforming or chronically underperforming, or if they have one or more low performing student groups, a low graduation rate, or low assessment participation. District accountability reports may contain additional information if the district has been designated chronically underperforming or if the district has low assessment participation.

School accountability percentile: An accountability percentile between 1 and 99 is reported for most schools. This number is an indication of the school's overall performance relative to other schools that serve similar grades, and is calculated using multiple years of data for all accountability indicators. School percentiles are not calculated for districts.

Low income and economically disadvantaged students: Beginning in fall 2021, DESE no longer reports data for the economically disadvantaged student group and instead reports data for a newly defined low income student group. Unlike the economically disadvantaged group or the former low income group used prior to 2015, the new group includes a broader range of disadvantaged students who are identified through one of three different sources:

1. Students who participate in one or more of the following state-administered assistance programs: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); Transitional Assistance for Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC); the Department of Children and Families' (DCF) foster care program; and MassHealth (Medicaid);

2. Students who are homeless, as reported to DESE by districts via the Homeless and Foster Care data collection tool; or

3. Students who are identified as low income through the Supplemental Low Income Data Collection, as reported to DESE by districts via the Student Information Management System (SIMS).

This change also impacts the membership of the high needs student group, which is an unduplicated count of all students in a school or district belonging to the students with disabilities, English Learner (EL) and former EL, and/or low income students groups.
In the 2022 accountability results, the 2022 data for accountability indicators includes students who meet the new definition of low income. Earlier data for accountability indicators includes who students who were previously identified as economically disadvantaged.


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