2005 Massachusetts Department of Education Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives by lev17755

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									                                                                            Massachusetts Department of Education
                                                        2005 Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs)
                                                                  Limited English Proficient Students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    AMAO
District: Amherst Public Schools                                                                                                                                                                                  ACHIEVED?
                                                                                                                                                                              2005 MEPA
PROGRESS                                                    Percent of the limited English proficient (LEP) students in Grades 3-
                                                                                                                                                            State Target                                  50%
                                                            12 whose performance increased by 2 or more steps* from fall 2004
toward English Language Proficiency                         to spring 2005 on the Massachusetts English Proficiency                                         State Performance                             57%        YES
(matched student records - Fall 2004 and Spring 2005)       Assessment (MEPA).
                                                                                                                                                            District Performance                          67%

ATTAINMENT                                                                                                                                                                        Years in U.S. Schools
of English Language Proficiency                                                                                                                                                     1          2           3+
(matched student records - Fall 2004 and Spring 2005)
                                                            Percent of LEP students who scored at the Transitioning                                         State Target         10%        25%           40%
                                                            performance level on the spring 2005 MEPA.
                                                                                                                                                            State
                                                                                                                                                                                  17%        26%          48%        YES
                                                                                                                                                            Performance
                                                                                                                                                            District
                                                                                                                                                                                             62%          62%
                                                                                                                                                            Performance

ADEQUATE YEARLY                                             To receive an affirmative 2005 AYP determination, a district must
                                                            - meet the State's participation targets on MCAS and
PROGRESS (AYP)                                                attendance and
                                                            - either perform at or above the State's Cycle IV MCAS
                                                                                                                                                                             Content Area
Limited English Proficient - Subgroup                         performance targets for English language arts and
                                                              mathematics or                                                                                English Language Arts                                    YES
                                                            - meet the district's 2005 improvement targets.
                                                            For more information, please refer to the link below.
                                                            http://www.doe.mass.edu/sda/ayp/cycleIVmid/default.html                                         Mathematics                                              YES

DISTRICT PERFORMANCE                                                                                                                                     Spring 2005 Performance Levels

SUMMARY
                                                                                                                                                         Early
                                                                                                                                     Beginning
                                                                                                                                                     Intermediate
                                                                                                                                                                         Intermediate     Transitioning   Total

MEPA Performance Comparison                                                                                               Step   1               2   3         4         5          6          7            #
Fall 2004 to Spring 2005                                                                                                   1     1           1       1                   1                                  4
                                                                                                         Beginning
Grades 3-12, Combined results                                                                                              2                                             1                                  1
                                                                                Performance Levels




                                                                                                                           3                                                                                0
                                                                                                     Early Intermediate
  Shaded cells indicate the number of                                                                                      4                                   2         1          1         1             5
                                                                                     Fall 2004




  students who made progress (increased                                                                                    5                                             4          4         4            12
  performance by 2 or more steps or                                                                    Intermediate
                                                                                                                           6                 1                                      4         10           15
  reached transitioning) from Fall 2004 to
  Spring 2005.                                                                                         Transitioning       7                                                        1         20           21

                                                                                                          Total            #     1           2       1         2         7         10         35           58

* The first three performance levels on the MEPA are each divided into two steps.

ND1 - No determination   Attainment: 10 or fewer students in each category -- Years in U.S. Schools 1, 2, and 3+.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  12/21/2005

								
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