Massachusetts ELA Proficient Achievement Gaps with State White Students (2007-2009)

Black gaps

District ELA# Prof+% Actual GAP% Pred
GAP%
ci signif Pov
Rate%
Boston 98778 36.3 36.6 33.5 0.004 ! 36.9
Brockton 34668 43.3 29.6 30.4 0.006 ! 15.7
Cambridge 9171 44.6 28.3 35.4 0.012 ! 53.7
Chelsea 1737 33.9 39.0 35.6 0.028   55.7
Everett 3831 40.4 32.5 32.4 0.019   28.1
Fall River 3981 36.0 36.9 35.8 0.018   58.1
Fitchburg 1866 46.8 26.1 34.1 0.027 ! 42.3
Framingham 2577 54.2 18.7 30.4 0.022 ! 15.9
Leominster 1770 43.7 29.2 30.9 0.028   18.6
Lowell 4041 42.7 30.2 32.8 0.018 ! 30.9
Lynn 8250 41.9 31.0 30.7 0.013   17.6
Malden 5688 42.5 30.4 31.4 0.015   21.2
NBedford 7191 36.0 36.9 33.6 0.014 ! 37.3
Springfield 27375 37.1 35.8 34.1 0.007 ! 42.0
Taunton 3030 45.7 27.2 33.9 0.021 ! 40.0
Worcester 13500 40.4 32.5 33.7 0.010   38.2

Hispanic/Latino gaps

District ELA# Prof+% Actual
GAP
Pred
GAP%
ci signif Pov
Rate%
LEP%
Boston 84486 36.4 36.5 40.3 0.004 ! 44.6 19.1
Brockton 9927 42.9 30.0 33.3 0.012 ! 24.8 14.8
Brookline 2205 67.1 5.8 35.9 0.018 ! 46.6 7.2
Cambridge 3531 50.9 22.0 24.1 0.020 ! 11.0 6.6
Chelsea 18390 37.9 35.0 35.1 0.009   26.1 18.8
Chicopee 8859 33.2 39.7 34.6 0.012 ! 50.1 4.5
Everett 5841 41.9 31.0 30.4 0.015   22.8 9.7
Fall River 6855 29.1 43.8 44.1 0.014   72.8 6.4
Fitchburg 9765 35.1 37.8 40.2 0.012 ! 51.7 12.8
Framingham 7734 38.1 34.8 34.0 0.013   27.3 14.7
Haverhill 7164 32.3 40.6 30.0 0.014 ! 30.0 5.9
Holyoke 20673 20.4 52.5 45.3 0.008 ! 58.2 24.2
Lawrence 50391 31.6 41.3 41.7 0.005   45.4 23.5
Leominster 6678 34.9 38.0 36.6 0.014   40.0 12
Lowell 15003 28.6 44.3 42.9 0.010   44.4 30.4
Lynn 26310 37.8 35.1 37.7 0.007 ! 29.5 25
Malden 5178 46.1 26.8 27.2 0.016   13.5 9.7
NBedford 15252 29.5 43.4 30.7 0.009 ! 38.3 4.2
Newton 3183 64.8 8.1 28.0 0.018 ! 24.5 5.6
Peabody 3342 46.9 26.0 31.0 0.020 ! 37.2 4.7
Springfield 62874 28.8 44.1 42.7 0.005 ! 59.6 13
Taunton 4107 47.0 25.9 34.5 0.018 ! 61.1 2.1
Worcester 36180 30.3 42.6 39.9 0.006 ! 41.4 20.6

Local White gaps

District ELA# Prof+% Actual
GAP
Pred
GAP%
ci signif Pov
Rate%
Boston 33036 66 6.9 13.4 0.006 ! 28.2
Brockton 22950 58.9 14.0 5.0 0.007 ! 12.3
Brookline 16617 88.5 -15.6 4.4 ***   11.4
Chelsea 2358 51.4 21.5 14.7 0.024 ! 31.4
Chicopee 23850 57.3 15.6 5.7 0.007 ! 13.3
Everett 13659 55.2 17.7 3.6 0.008 ! 10.5
Fall River 34620 48.8 24.1 11.0 0.006 ! 22.8
Fitchburg 11202 59.6 13.3 16.1 0.011 ! 35.1
Haverhill 25695 61.5 11.4 4.4 0.007 ! 11.5
Holyoke 5505 58.1 14.8 21.2 0.015 ! 48.9
Lawrence 4449 49.4 23.5 9.6 0.016 ! 19.9
Leominster 19644 63.7 9.2 8.8 0.008 ! 18.4
Lowell 26430 51 21.9 10.7 0.007 ! 22.2
Lynn 17451 61.4 11.5 12.4 0.009 ! 25.8
Malden 11454 60.8 12.1 9.4 0.011 ! 19.6
NBedford 31452 47.9 25 13.1 0.006 ! 27.5
Peabody 25488 70.3 2.6 3.9 0.007 ! 10.8
Springfield 17529 53.3 19.6 18 0.009 ! 40.0
Taunton 30444 67.4 5.5 4.9 0.007 ! 12.2
Worcester 42402 56.4 16.5 12.7 0.006 ! 26.5

***Meets or exceeds state white students 

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