Know the Rules No Child Left BehindAdequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Division of Performance Accountability, Department of Assessment Nancy E. Brito, Instructional Specialist 561-434-8850, PX48850
Who are included? • All public schools, including • Charter Schools • Alternative Schools • All students
Who are included in AYP? • Students with valid • FCAT scores • Florida Alternate Assessments (FAA)
Who are included? • First-year ELL Students* • Included in participation rate • NOT included • in Reading and Mathematics proficiency rate * Less than 365 calendar days from entry date into ESOL program to first day of testing (FCAT Writing
What are the groups? • Total • Race/Ethnic Groups • White (W) • Black (B) • Hispanic (H) • Asian (A) • American Indian (I)
What are the groups? • Economically Disadvantaged • English Language Learners (ELL) • Students with Disabilities (SWD)
What are the groups? • Economically Disadvantaged • Eligible for Free or Reduced-Price Lunch
What are the groups? • English Language Learners • LY (currently active in program) and • LF (up to 2 years monitoring after exit from program)
What are the groups? • Students With Disabilities (SWD) • Students with exceptionality other than gifted
What are the AYP measures? • Participation rate • Academic proficiency rate
Who are included in the measures ? • Participationrate: • Survey 3 (February FTE) • Academic proficiency rate • Survey 2 (October FTE) and Survey 3 (February FTE)
What is considered proficient? • FCAT & FAA
What are the FAA Proficiency levels? Mathematics – Reading – Science - Writing FAA Proficiency Levels
What is the writing proficiency rate target? • All groups • At least 90% of students earn a score of 3 points or greater or • 1% improvement from previous year
What is the graduation rate target? • High Schools only • 85% or greater or • 2% improvement from previous year
What are the components of the AYP Calculation? • School Grade • Participation Rate • Graduation Rate • Proficiency in • Writing • Reading • Mathematics • Safe Harbor • Growth Model
What are the components of the AYP Calculation? School Grade ParticipationRate Writing &Graduation (HS) Criteria (Total) Proficiency Target in both Reading and Math
What are the components of the AYP Calculation? Did each group not proficient meet the Writing & Graduation Criteria? Did the schoolreceive aD or F? School Grade ParticipationRate Did the schooltest 95% of everygroup? NO NO YES YES Did the schoolmeet the Writing &Graduation Criteria? Writing &Graduation (HS) Criteria (Total) AYP NOT MADE! NO AYP NOT MADE! YES Proficiency Target in both Reading and Math Did each group meet Proficiency Target in both Reading and Math? W&G Did each group notmeeting Safe Harbormeet the Growth Model? Safe Harbor Growth Model Did each group not proficient meet Safe Harbor? NO YES NO NO YES NO YES YES AYP NOT MADE! MADE AYP!
How does it work? Safe Harbor
What is Safe Harbor? • A provision in NCLB that can be applied to subgroups not meeting AYP through the proficiency target.
How is Safe Harbor Calculated? • The percent of non-proficient students is decreased by 10% from the prior year in the subject being evaluated. Example of Calculation:
How does it work? GROWTH MODEL
What is the Growth Model? • A provision in NCLB that can be applied to subgroups not meeting AYP through the proficiency target or Safe Harbor.
Who is included in the GROWTH MODEL? • Grades 4-10 • Students with prior year FCAT Developmental Scale Score (DSS) • Grade 3 • First Time (no DSS available) • Retained
How is the GROWTH MODEL trajectory determined? • Proficiency within 3 years 2010 2011 2012 2013 Year 3 – Proficiency DSS Year 1 DSS Baseline DSS Year 2 DSS
How is the growth of SWD students with FAA scores determined? • Improving achievement level • 1 to 2, 2 to 3, 3 to 4, 4 to 5, 5 to 6, 6 to 7, 7 to 8, 8 to 9 • Maintaining the same proficient level from the prior year • 4 to 4, 5 to 5, 6 to 6, 7 to 7, 8 to 8, 9 to 9
What is the FY11 on-track to be proficient target? Same as academic proficiency target 79 80
What is the minimum subgroup cell size ? Reading and Mathematics Proficiency • Students with valid test scores = • Greater than or equal to 30 and represents more than 15% of total school population or • At least 100 students in the subgroup count
What is the minimum subgroup cell size ? Writing proficiency • Students with valid test scores = 30 or more
NA = Yes 39 Cells
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