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2022 Official Accountability Report - Palmer High

Organization Information
DISTRICT NAME
Palmer (02270000)
TITLE I STATUS
Title I School
SCHOOL
Palmer High (02270505)
GRADES SERVED
06,07,08,09,10,11,12
REGION
West/Central
FEDERAL DESIGNATION
-
Accountability information

Low student group performance: Low income

Low participation rate: Students w/disabilities -EL and former EL
School accountability percentile
30

Student group percentile

Group2022 percentile
High needs 15
Low income 3
English learner (EL) and Former EL -
Students with disabilities -
American Indian or Alaskan Native -
Asian -
African American/Black -
Hispanic or Latino -
Multi-race, non-Hispanic or Latino -
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander -
White 21

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 494.4 485.6 262
High needs 487.4 478.5 175
Low income 489.1 478.6 161
EL and Former EL-- 16
Students w/ disabilities 473.0 466.6 41
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian-- 9
Afr. Amer./Black-- 3
Hispanic/Latino 489.6 481.6 38
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 12
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 495.4 486.4 200

English language arts achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - High school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 502.8 493.3 59
High needs 491.4 486.0 39
Low income 493.3 486.1 38
EL and Former EL-- 4
Students w/ disabilities-- 13
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 4
Afr. Amer./Black---
Hispanic/Latino-- 9
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 6
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 504.8 495.5 39

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 492.0 483.7 258
High needs 485.9 477.4 171
Low income 487.4 477.4 157
EL and Former EL-- 16
Students w/ disabilities 472.8 466.0 37
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian-- 9
Afr. Amer./Black-- 2
Hispanic/Latino 484.5 478.5 39
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 12
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 493.3 484.5 196

Mathematics achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - High school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 504.2 495.6 56
High needs 494.1 488.3 36
Low income- 489.1 35
EL and Former EL-- 3
Students w/ disabilities-- 11
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 4
Afr. Amer./Black---
Hispanic/Latino-- 8
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 6
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 505.7 499.4 37

Science achievement - MCAS average composite scaled score - Non-high school
Group 2019 Achievement 2022 Achievement N
All Students 488.8 482.3 103
High needs 481.1 477.2 69
Low income 481.6 477.1 67
EL and Former EL-- 6
Students w/ disabilities-- 15
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian-- 1
Afr. Amer./Black---
Hispanic/Latino-- 13
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 4
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 489.5 483.8 85

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 89.4 493.7 52
High needs 78.8 487.1 33
Low income 80.7 487.7 32
EL and Former EL-- 1
Students w/ disabilities-- 12
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 4
Afr. Amer./Black---
Hispanic/Latino-- 8
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 6
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 91.4 497.0 33

English language arts growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 39.0 43.8 243
High needs 39.7 39.5 162
Low income 38.6 37.9 148
EL and Former EL-- 16
Students w/ disabilities 40.1 41.3 36
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian-- 9
Afr. Amer./Black-- 2
Hispanic/Latino 42.8 45.2 34
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 11
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 38.6 42.8 187

English language arts growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 51.8 36.6 50
High needs 46.4 35.3 31
Low income 46.5 33.5 30
EL and Former EL-- 2
Students w/ disabilities-- 9
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 4
Afr. Amer./Black---
Hispanic/Latino-- 7
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 6
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 53.4 36.2 32

Mathematics growth - Non-high school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 43.6 47.0 241
High needs 42.9 42.7 160
Low income 43.3 42.4 146
EL and Former EL-- 16
Students w/ disabilities 38.5 34.9 32
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian-- 9
Afr. Amer./Black-- 2
Hispanic/Latino 34.2 40.2 35
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 11
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 44.9 48.8 184

Mathematics growth - High school
Group 2019 Mean SGP 2022 Mean SGP N
All Students 57.7 51.2 50
High needs 44.0 46.2 31
Low income 46.7 30
EL and Former EL-- 2
Students w/ disabilities-- 9
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 4
Afr. Amer./Black---
Hispanic/Latino-- 7
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 6
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 59.0 57.2 32

Four-year cohort graduation rate - High school
Group 2020 Rate (%) 2021 Rate (%) N
All Students 94.2 95.1 81
High needs 90.4 90.2 41
Low income 89.6 90.0 40
EL and Former EL-- 2
Students w/ disabilities-- 9
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian-- 2
Afr. Amer./Black-- 3
Hispanic/Latino-- 5
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 6
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 94.4 95.4 65

Extended engagement rate - High school
Group 2019 Rate (%) 2020 Rate (%) N
All Students 93.1 96.5 86
High needs 86.5 94.2 52
Low income 87.0 93.8 48
EL and Former EL-- 1
Students w/ disabilities- 95.5 22
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 2
Afr. Amer./Black-- 2
Hispanic/Latino-- 10
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.---
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 92.9 95.8 71

Annual dropout rate - High school
Group 2020 Rate (%) 2021 Rate (%) N
All Students 2.0 3.3 276
High needs 4.7 5.1 137
Low income 3.7 5.6 124
EL and Former EL-- 3
Students w/ disabilities 8.0 7.7 39
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 9
Afr. Amer./Black-- 9
Hispanic/Latino 0.0 0.0 27
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 17
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 2.4 3.8 213

Progress toward attaining English language proficiency - Non-high school
Group 2020 Rate (%) 2022 Rate (%) N
All Students-- 15
High needs---
Low income---
EL and Former EL-- 15
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-- 6
High needs---
Low income---
EL and Former EL-- 6
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 12.5 8.3 302
High needs 18.8 10.6 208
Low income 22.4 10.8 194
EL and Former EL-- 19
Students w/ disabilities 21.6 12.0 50
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian-- 10
Afr. Amer./Black-- 6
Hispanic/Latino 20.0 7.8 51
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 12
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 9.5 7.6 223

*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 16.4 11.6 292
High needs 30.5 14.7 190
Low income 34.9 14.9 181
EL and Former EL-- 14
Students w/ disabilities 26.3 17.2 58
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.-- 1
Asian-- 10
Afr. Amer./Black-- 9
Hispanic/Latino 30.8 15.9 44
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 17
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 14.1 10.0 211

*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 64.1 55.1 138
High needs 47.4 38.7 75
Low income 51.9 39.7 68
EL and Former EL-- 1
Students w/ disabilities- 16.7 24
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.---
Asian-- 3
Afr. Amer./Black-- 4
Hispanic/Latino-- 17
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat.-- 6
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---
White 64.7 55.6 108

Assessment participation - All students
Group English language arts Mathematics Science
Enrolled Assessed % Enrolled Assessed % Enrolled Assessed %
All Students 348 34298 347 33396 171 16496

Assessment participation - Student groups
Group English language arts Mathematics Science Overall
Enrolled Assessed Enrolled Assessed Enrolled Assessed Total Enrolled Total Assessed %
High needs 238 233 237 224 117 110 592 56796
Low income 223 218 222 209 114 107 559 53496
EL and Former EL 23 21 22 20 10- 55 5091
Students w/ disabilities 63 62 60 53 31 27 154 14292
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat. 1- 1- 1- 3--
Asian 14- 14- 6- 34--
Afr. Amer./Black 3- 3--- 6--
Hispanic/Latino 59 58 60 58 25 24 144 14097
Multi-race, Non-Hisp./Lat. 18- 18- 10- 46--
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.---------
White 253 249 251 241 129 124 633 61497


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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