Littleton Public Schools Littleton, MA. 2011 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) and Accountability Status Determinations Report to School Committee Geri Lyn Ajemian, Director of Curriculum Jane Hall, Principal of Russell Street School Mark Branco, Principal of Littleton Middle School
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2011 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) and Accountability Status Determinations
Report to School Committee
Geri Lyn Ajemian, Director of Curriculum
Jane Hall, Principal of Russell Street School
Mark Branco, Principal of Littleton Middle School
October 20th, 2011
Education Reform Act
State Accountability System
NCLB Goal-All Students Reach Proficiency
Federal Accountability System
Multiply the number of points by the number of students at each performance level,
then divide the total number of points by the total number of students
100 – 2010 CPI
Number of remaining years until the year 2014 (4)
An improvement target for a given subject is calculated by subtracting the district, school, or group’s 2010 (baseline) CPI from 100 (the ultimate CPI goal), and dividing the difference by the number of remaining years until the year 2014, including the current year. For 2011 that number is 4.
The improvement target is expressed as a range.
An “error band” surrounds the target number.
Error bands range from 2.5 to 4.5, depending on size of group; 2.5 is typical.
Met NCLB Goal Improved with a margin of error
of 100 percent proficiency
Above Target Improved above target range
On Target Improved within target range
Improved Below Target Improve above 2010 CPI (the baseline) but below the target range
No Change Gain was equivalent to baseline plus or minus the target range
Declined Gain was below the baseline and below the target range
State Target = 95.1
State Target = 92.2
from Littleton High School 2011 Accountability Data (Summary view)
from Littleton Middle School 2011 Accountability Data (Summary view)
(91%) did not make AYP in 2011.
* As of September 13, 2011, the Commissioner has not yet made the decision to identify a new cohort of Level 4 schools. As a consequence, no new Level 4 schools or districts will be identified in the data that will be released to the public early the week of September 19, 2011.
Relationship between State and Federal Accountability Requirements for Schools (Level 1)
Instruction & Intervention
(LCD Projectors, interactive white boards)