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2022 Official Accountability Report - Lawrence

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Lawrence (01490000)
TITLE I STATUS
Title I District
REGION
Strategic Transformation
GRADES SERVED
PK,K,01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09,10,11,12
Accountability information

Chronically underperforming district

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 488.3 478.6 6,070
High needs 486.5 477.7 5,767
Low income 486.7 477.8 5,542
EL and Former EL 482.5 472.3 3,091
Students w/ disabilities 473.4 464.0 1,291
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian 501.7 497.1 57
Afr. Amer./Black 492.9 483.4 81
Hispanic/Latino 487.8 478.1 5,726
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 501.4 491.5 20
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 493.3 485.8 182

English language arts achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - High school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 486.1 482.1 703
High needs 482.4 480.8 657
Low income 484.3 481.4 625
EL and Former EL 469.4 466.8 266
Students w/ disabilities 474.2 466.4 115
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 14
Afr. Amer./Black-- 16
Hispanic/Latino 485.4 481.0 652
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 3
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White-- 17

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 488.8 478.6 6,083
High needs 487.1 477.8 5,780
Low income 487.1 477.8 5,555
EL and Former EL 484.2 474.1 3,095
Students w/ disabilities 474.0 465.7 1,292
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian 509.1 499.7 58
Afr. Amer./Black 490.5 479.2 81
Hispanic/Latino 488.3 478.1 5,733
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 499.5 489.0 21
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 494.1 486.6 184

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - High school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 487.4 482.6 681
High needs 484.7 481.4 636
Low income 486.0 481.4 607
EL and Former EL 477.3 471.8 255
Students w/ disabilities 474.1 469.8 109
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 13
Afr. Amer./Black-- 16
Hispanic/Latino 486.5 481.5 632
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 3
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White-- 16

Science achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 483.7 478.7 2,077
High needs 481.7 477.8 1,970
Low income 481.8 478.0 1,888
EL and Former EL 477.1 473.1 1,119
Students w/ disabilities 471.6 466.0 450
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 16
Afr. Amer./Black 482.6 475.6 25
Hispanic/Latino 483.3 478.2 1,963
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 12
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 489.0 488.8 59

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 75.6 478.6 633
High needs 71.7 477.6 587
Low income 73.5 477.8 565
EL and Former EL 60.1 466.3 221
Students w/ disabilities 62.6 467.6 109
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 13
Afr. Amer./Black-- 12
Hispanic/Latino 74.7 477.7 590
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 2
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White-- 15

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 49.6 49.1 4,565
High needs 49.3 48.6 4,332
Low income 49.0 48.6 4,165
EL and Former EL 50.0 46.7 2,268
Students w/ disabilities 45.6 39.9 911
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian 54.6 66.5 43
Afr. Amer./Black 54.6 45.4 56
Hispanic/Latino 49.5 49.0 4,303
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 14
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 49.3 47.4 148

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 37.0 37.6 499
High needs 34.9 37.4 457
Low income 35.4 37.5 441
EL and Former EL 32.4 36.7 124
Students w/ disabilities 30.9 24.0 82
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 14
Afr. Amer./Black-- 9
Hispanic/Latino 36.8 37.8 461
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 2
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White-- 12

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 51.6 50.9 4,571
High needs 50.8 50.7 4,340
Low income 50.4 50.7 4,170
EL and Former EL 50.7 50.3 2,269
Students w/ disabilities 43.3 41.4 914
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian 63.6 59.5 43
Afr. Amer./Black 58.1 46.3 56
Hispanic/Latino 51.5 50.7 4,305
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 14
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 50.2 53.6 152

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 30.7 36.4 485
High needs 31.6 36.3 444
Low income 31.4 35.8 428
EL and Former EL 39.3 39.7 120
Students w/ disabilities 25.4 31.3 79
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 13
Afr. Amer./Black-- 9
Hispanic/Latino 30.9 36.6 449
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 2
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White-- 11

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2020 Rate (%) 2021 Rate (%) N
All Students 72.8 78.5 896
High needs 71.2 77.4 829
Low income 73.0 78.9 792
EL and Former EL 63.1 71.2 385
Students w/ disabilities 54.1 59.3 162
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian- 100.0 20
Afr. Amer./Black-- 7
Hispanic/Latino 72.9 78.2 839
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 1
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 58.6 71.4 28

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2019 Rate (%) 2020 Rate (%) N
All Students 78.7 84.1 984
High needs 77.2 83.3 916
Low income 81.9 85.8 811
EL and Former EL 63.5 76.3 455
Students w/ disabilities 68.8 75.9 170
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 12
Afr. Amer./Black-- 11
Hispanic/Latino 77.9 84.2 929
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 2
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 87.0 79.3 29

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2020 Rate (%) 2021 Rate (%) N
All Students 4.6 2.1 3,339
High needs 4.3 1.9 2,910
Low income 4.5 1.9 2,534
EL and Former EL 3.5 2.4 1,171
Students w/ disabilities 3.4 1.5 581
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 3
Asian 0.0 1.9 53
Afr. Amer./Black 2.7 0.0 38
Hispanic/Latino 4.6 2.1 3,150
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 8
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 5.0 3.4 87

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2020 Rate (%) 2022 Rate (%) N
All Students 47.8 36.9 2,631
High needs---
Low income---
EL and Former EL 47.8 36.9 2,631
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 21.4 19.3 1,024
High needs---
Low income---
EL and Former EL 21.4 19.3 1,024
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 16.6 10.6 8,694
High needs 17.5 10.9 8,308
Low income 18.9 11.1 7,987
EL and Former EL 15.1 9.7 4,570
Students w/ disabilities 23.7 14.5 1,670
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian 6.4 1.3 78
Afr. Amer./Black 15.2 7.5 120
Hispanic/Latino 16.5 10.7 8,186
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 21.1 3.1 32
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 20.2 13.4 277

*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 38.6 28.5 3,725
High needs 40.0 29.4 3,501
Low income 42.0 29.6 3,303
EL and Former EL 35.3 28.3 1,754
Students w/ disabilities 47.8 37.2 611
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian 8.9 10.6 47
Afr. Amer./Black 34.0 12.5 56
Hispanic/Latino 38.9 29.2 3,499
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 13
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1
White 46.4 25.0 108

*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 77.3 74.0 1,648
High needs 75.2 72.8 1,527
Low income 75.9 72.6 1,444
EL and Former EL 69.4 67.7 779
Students w/ disabilities 67.7 71.4 234
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian-- 18
Afr. Amer./Black 95.0 82.6 23
Hispanic/Latino 76.5 73.5 1,556
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 4
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.-- 1
White 85.1 76.1 46

Assessment participation - All students
Group English language arts Mathematics Science
Enrolled Assessed % Enrolled Assessed % Enrolled Assessed %
All Students 7,182 7,07398 7,176 7,08499 2,980 2,93398

Assessment participation - Student groups
Group English language arts Mathematics Science Overall
Enrolled Assessed Enrolled Assessed Enrolled Assessed Total Enrolled Total Assessed %
High needs 6,832 6,724 6,826 6,736 2,826 2,779 16,484 16,23999
Low income 6,551 6,445 6,547 6,459 2,696 2,650 15,794 15,55498
EL and Former EL 3,722 3,657 3,712 3,670 1,548 1,523 8,982 8,85099
Students w/ disabilities 1,438 1,405 1,437 1,410 586 567 3,461 3,38298
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 2- 2- 2- 6--
Asian 71 70 72 71 30 30 173 17199
Afr. Amer./Black 100 100 100 100 43 43 243 243100
Hispanic/Latino 6,772 6,672 6,762 6,678 2,805 2,763 16,339 16,11399
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 23 23 24 24 15- 62 62100
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---------
White 211 203 211 204 84 79 506 48696

School Accountability Information
School Accountability information School accountability percentile
Alexander B BruceLow student group performance 6
Arlington ElementaryLow student group performance 7
Arlington Middle SchoolDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 4
Edward F. ParthumDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 16
Emily G WetherbeeDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 22
Francis M LeahyLow student group performance 6
Frost Middle SchoolDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 31
Gerard A. GuilmetteLow student group performance 1
Guilmette Middle SchoolDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 20
High School Learning CenterInsufficient data-
James F HennesseyInsufficient data-
John Breen SchoolInsufficient data-
John K TarboxDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 15
Lawlor Early Childhood CenterInsufficient data-
Lawrence Family Public AcademyInsufficient data-
Lawrence High SchoolLow student group performance; Low participation rate 9
Oliver Partnership SchoolUnderperforming school; Low student group performance 1
Parthum Middle SchoolDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 22
RISE AcademyInsufficient data-
Robert FrostDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 23
Rollins Early Childhood CenterInsufficient data-
School for Exceptional StudiesInsufficient data-
South Lawrence East Elementary SchoolDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 8
Spark AcademyDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 21
UP Academy Leonard Middle SchoolDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, most districts and schools did not receive an accountability determination in 2022 17
UP Academy Oliver Middle SchoolUnderperforming school 10


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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