Accountability and Reporting: State Profile

Accountability and Reporting: State Profile - Massachusetts

May 2018


Accountability Current Plan
Rating System in Current Policy 1-5 Levels
Minimum Factors in Elementary/Middle School Rating
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
Minimum Factors in High School Rating
  • Student Achievement
  • Student Growth
Statute & Regulation Citations 603 CMR 2.02-2.06
Other Sources of Current System Report Card

SEA Accountability Website

Accountability Guide
Notes for Current System Factors vary for each level - see 603 CMR 2.00 et seq.
Accountability ESSA Plan
Rating in ESSA Plan Descriptive
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for Elementary/Middle School
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 10%
  • SQSS (Science Achievement/Growth; Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism) - 25%
  • Student Achievement - 40%
  • Student Growth - 25%
Indicators & Weights in ESSA Plan for High School
  • English Language Proficiency/Progress - 5%
  • High School Graduation Rates - 5.8%
  • SQSS (Attendance/Chronic Absenteeism; College and/or Career Readiness; On-Track to High School Graduation; Science Achievement/Growth; Student Dropout/Reenrollment Rates; Other (See Notes column)) - 35.8%
  • Student Achievement - 33.3%
  • Student Growth - 20%
ESSA Plan MA ESSA Plan (approved)
Notes for ESSA Plan Other: Five-year cohort graduation rate plus percentage of students still enrolled in high school.

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