District Report Card

  • The DESE's Barnstable District 2018 School Report Card. It can also be obtained from the Assistant Superintendent, Kristen Harmon at 508.862.4975.
     
    A specific school's report card can be obtained by visiting or calling the school's front office or by visiting each school's website under "About Us".
     
    School Report Card, Right To Know

    The federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires districts to annually prepare and distribute district and school report cards to the parents/guardians of all children enrolled in district schools. Report cards must include information related to (1) assessments, (2) accountability, and (3) teacher quality as that information applies to the district as a whole and as it applies to each school within the district. 

    School and District Accountability Information

    • Accountability and Assistance Levels: Schools and districts are placed into one of five accountability and assistance levels (1-5), with the highest performing in Level 1 and lowest performing in Level 5.  Our district is Level 2.
    • School Percentiles: A school percentile between 1 and 99 is reported for most schools. This number shows the overall performance of our school relative to other schools that serve the same or similar grades. Our school percentiles can be found on the individual school report cards and on the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's School/District Profiles.
    • Progress and Performance Index (PPI): The PPI is a number that indicates our district’s progress toward narrowing proficiency gaps, or, in other words, helping all students reach proficiency and be prepared for success after high school. Massachusetts has set a goal of reducing proficiency gaps by half between the years 2011 and 2017. For a group of students to be considered to be making sufficient progress toward narrowing proficiency gaps, its cumulative PPI must be 75 or higher.  Our district Cumulative PPI is 47 for All Students and 40 for High Needs Students.

    We encourage you to become involved in helping us improve our school. Some of the ways you can become involved are:

    • Encouraging your child’s learning at home
    • Attending parent-teacher meetings and other special meetings
    • Serving as a volunteer in our school or district
    • Encouraging other parents to become involved

     

    Updated: February 8, 2019