Massachusetts

Districts and schools
Number of districts
(CCD)

http://www.doe.mass.edu
Students
2003-04
350

Staff
1993-94
Pre-K K-8 9-12 Total (K-12) 13,178 625,344 232,208 857,552

1993-94
351

Public school enrollment (CCD)

2003-04
22,533 669,597 288,329 957,926

Number of FTE 1993-94 teachers (CCD) Elementary -
Middle High Combined Other Total Instructional aides Instructional coordinators Administrators Other Total - - - - - 10,611 957 3,043 30,819 45,430

2003-04
33,449 15,469 20,023 3,212 57 72,210 18,272 1,115 5,417 37,548 62,352

Number of public schools

(CCD)

1,173 292 281 29 5 1,780 1,170 327 296 63 4 1,860 51

Elementary Middle High Combined Other Total

Race/ethnicity (CCD)
American Indian/Alaskan Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Students with disabilities (OSEP) * 4% 8 9 79 15% 5% * 5% 9 12 75 14% 5%

Number of FTE non-teacher staff (CCD)

Number of charter schools (CCD)

Finances
Total current expenditures 1993-94
(CCD, in thousands of dollars, adjusted for inflation to 2002-03) $4,330,661 Instructional 249,969 Noninstructional 2,602,464 Support Total 7,183,095

2002-03
$6,542,762 312,507 3,426,551 10,281,820

Students with limited English proficiency (NCELA) Migrant students
(OME)

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 (SASS) 1994 2000
English Mathematics Science Social studies 89% 76 89 87 83% 73 79 87

*

*

Percentage of core courses taught by highly qualified teachers, 2003-04 (As defined and reported by states, collected by ED)

Per-pupil expenditures
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2002-03)

$8,184

$10,460

Eighth-grade students enrolled in 1996 Algebra I for high school credit 41%
(NAEP)

2003

33%

All schools High-poverty schools Low-poverty schools

94% 88% 96%
2000-01
3% 79 69

Sources of funding
(CCD, 2002-03)

Students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced266,272 Price Lunch Program, 2003-04 (CCD)
Local 53%

Federal 6%

Outcomes

State 41%

Number of schools, by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program, ^ 2003-04 (CCD)

1993-94 High school dropout rate (NCES) 4% Avg. freshman graduation rate (NCES) 80 65 College-going rate (IPEDS/NCES) NAEP state results (NCES)
Reading, Grade 4 Proficient level or above Basic level or above Math, Grade 8 Proficient level or above Basic level or above

0-34% 35-49% 50-74% 148 231 227

1,251

1994
36% 69

2005
44% 78

Title I allocation 2002-03
(ED; Includes Title I, Part A)

$260,050,569

75-100%
^

1996
28% 68

2005
43% 80

KEY:

56

K

— n/a # FTE

*

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = Full Time Equivalent

3 schools did not report.

Massachusetts
Statewide Accountability Information
See Appendix B for Massachusetts’s definitions of proficient for English language arts in grades 4, 7, and high school, and mathematics for grades 4, 8, and high school. See http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/staterc/ for more details on the statewide accountability system. State assessment for NCLB accountability: Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System State student achievement levels: Failing (HS)/Warning (Elementary), Needs Improvement, Proficient, Advanced

St udent Achievement 2003-04
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, used for NCLB accountability English or language arts Proficient level or above for: Grade 4 Grade 7 High school
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic 56% 32 22 26 27 34 28 63 69% 45 46 31 30 46 38 76 63% 36 29 26 21 37 30 70

NCLB Accountability Goals
2001-02 Annual measurable objective starting point
Grade 4 English language arts Mathematics Grade 7 English language arts Grade 8 Mathematics High school nglish language arts E Mathematics 70.7 CPI 53 70.7 53 70.7 53

Target (2003-04)
75.6 CPI 60.8 75.6 60.8 75.6 60.8

Student achievement trend: English or language arts percent proficient level or above 100% 2004
75% 54 56 56 64 66 69 59 61 63 2003 2002

50% 25%

2003-04 NCLB accountability results, applied to 2004-05 school year
AYP outcomes and consequences
Made AYP Identified for improvement: Year 1 Year 2 Corrective action Restructuring Exited Improvement status (made AYP twice after being identified for improvement)

Title I schools
667 (61%) 201 (21%) 34 (3%) 23 (2%) 24 (2%) 45 (4%)

All schools
1,150 (80%) 286 (16%) 38 (2%) 28 (2%) 24 (1%) 48 (3%)

All districts
71 (61%) 129 (54%) 0 0 0 0

Grade 4 Grade 7 High School Mathematics Proficient level or above for: Grade 4 Grade 8
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic 43% 22 20 20 22 20 19 49 39% 17 14 12 17 15 13 45

0%

High school
58% 34 26 25 33 33 27 63

Other indicator, 2003-04
Elementary indicator: Attendance Middle school indicator: Attendance High school indicator: Graduation

State target
92% 92% 70% 554 6,589

State outcome
Met Met Met * 17%

Student achievement trend: Mathematics percent proficient level or above 100% 2004
75% 50% 39 40 43 25% 0% Grade 4 Grade 7 High School 34 37 39 44 51 58 2003 2002

NCLB choice participation
Title I school choice: Supplemental educational services:

Number of Title I students Percent of eligible students

57