2006 Accountability Information


Accountability Results: Based on 2005-2006 School Year

District and School-Level Results

Summary of Statewide Accountability Results

Subgroup Level AYP Determinations (comma-delimited ASCII file)

Testing Participation Rates (comma-delimited ASCII file)

Graduation Data for 2004 and 2005 seniors: Subgroup level AYP determinations, testing participation rates, and graduation data (2004/2005 seniors) are posted with the NCLB Report Cards.


General Information and Guidance

2006 Statewide Accountability Timeline: (IMPORTANT -- READ THIS!!)

2006 Data Release Table

Procedures for Special Consideration due to the Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (IMPORTANT -- READ THIS!)

Presentation at MASS Conference; Denial of Full Academic Year Amendment Request and Use of Displaced Student Subgroup for 2006 (IMPORTANT -- READ THIS!)

Displaced Student Subgroup Management Details (IMPORTANT -- READ THIS!)

2006 Request for Review Process (Achievement, Growth and AYP Models)

2006 Appeals Process under NCLB (only for districts and schools identified for improvement)

Importance of MSIS Data for Assessment Reporting and Accountability (PowerPoint - 2004 version)

Importance of MSIS Data for Assessment Reporting and Accountability (Microsoft Word - 2004 version)

School Reconfiguration Policy (Effect on Accountability)

Special Education Student Assessment Data Reassignment Policy

How to use the 2006 SLAIF Spreadsheet (Student Level Accountability Information File)

File Layout for the 2006 SLAIF Spreadsheets


State Achievement and Growth Models

Sample 2006 School Performance (Achievement and Growth) Report

Interpretation Guide for the 2006 School Performance Report

What is an Achievement Level Index, anyway?

School Achievement Level Index (ALI) Values

District Average Achievement Level Index (AVGALI) Values

Summary of the Approved Achievement and Growth Models for Use in 2005: This document is applicable for 2006 since the only changes to the models was the addition of the MAAECF for SCD students.

Understanding the School Level Models for Achievement and Growth and Using the School Accountability Model Reports: The third edition (July 20, 2006) of this 44-page document presents comprehensive information about the Achievement and Growth models.


NCLB Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Model

Sample 2005 AYP Overall Report: Two small changes for 2006 are explained in the Interpretation Guide.

Interpretation Guide for the 2006 AYP Overall Report

Sample 2005 AYP Subgroup Report: There were no changes to this report for 2006.

Interpretation Guide for the 2006 AYP Subgroup Report

Sample 2005 AYP Overall Report with 2% Flexibility

Examples of Proficiency Index and Confidence Interval Calculations for 2005: These examples can be used for the 2006 AYP Model.

Explanation of the Split Grade Spans Model for Tracking Title I Improvement Status

U.S. Department of Education Accountability Workbook: Mississippi: This 59-page document presents the state's plan for meeting the accountability requirements in NCLB 2001 and in the USDE final regulations for Title I. The initial plan was approved by the Mississippi State Board of Education in January, 2003, and approved by the USDE in March, 2003. There were subsequent revisions on October 10, 2003; March 25, 2004; May 28, 2004; May 9, 2005; June 22, 2005; June 27, 2006; and February 14, 2007.