Middle States Accreditation Committee

2020-2021 Meeting Dates

Meetings are being held virtually.

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 6:00 PM
Monday, January 11, 2021 - 6:00 PM
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 6:00 PM


During the 2016-2017 school year, the Comsewogue School District embarked on becoming accredited by the Middle States Association.   After a self-review process, members of the Middle States Team visited Comsewogue and granted us full accreditation.  Below are the goals we set to improve Comsewogue.  Goals are set to be met in the 2022-2023 school year, as the process until the next accreditation is in 2023.  Based on survey feedback and local and state data collection, we set four goals.   Two are organizational goals and two are student performance goals. 

Goal 1

By the year 2023, the District will increase overall transparency for all stakeholders by the following:

Measure 1

Track the number of hits on the District Website and Mobile App.

Year Goal
Baseline Year: 2016-2017 125 unique hits/month (excluding employees)
Year 2 Data: 2017-2018 235 unique hits/month (excluding employees)
Year 3 Data: 2018-2019 371 unique hits/month (excluding employees)
Year 4 Data: 2019-2020 509 unique hits/month (excluding employees)
Year 5 Data: 2020-2021 TBD
Year 6 Data: 2021-2022 TBD
Year 7 Goal: 2022-2023 80% improvement from Year 1 (225 hits)

Measure 2

Track increased awareness with effective ratings on surveys shared in various areas via Survey Monkey.

Year Goal
Baseline Year: 2016-2017 79%
Year 2 Data: 2017-2018 85%
Year 3: 2018-2019 86%
Year 4: 2019-2020 92.6%
Year 5: 2020-2021 TBD
Year 6: 2021-2022 TBD
Year 7: 2022-2023 80% improvement from Year 1 (95.8%)

Goal 2

By the year 2023, the District will improve communication with regards to curriculum and assessment tools with all stakeholders by the following:

Measure 1

Track the number of hits on the District Curriculum webpage, Resource Area.

Year Goal
Baseline Year: 2016-2017 125 unique hits/month (excluding employees)
Year 2 Data: 2017-2018 235 unique hits/month (excluding employees)
Year 3 Data: 2018-2019 371 unique hits/month (excluding employees)
Year 4 Data: 2019-2020 509 unique hits/month (excluding employees)
Year 5 Data: 2020-2021 TBD
Year 6 Data: 2021-2022 TBD
Year 7 Goal: 2022-2023 80% improvement from Year 1 (225 hits)

Measure 2

Track increased awareness with effective ratings on surveys shared in Curriculum via Survey Monkey.

Year Goal
Baseline Year: 2016-2017 72%
Year 2 Data: 2017-2018 75%
Year 3 Data: 2018-2019 79%
Year 4 Data: 2019-2020 78.2%
Year 5 Data: 2020-2021 TBD
Year 6 Data: 2021-2022 TBD
Year 7 Goal: 2022-2023 80% improvement from Year 1 (94%)

Goal 3

By the year 2023, the District will increase the percentage of students receiving an Advanced Regents Diploma by the following:

Measure 1

Track Advanced Regents Diploma (ARD) Graduation Rate.

Year Goal
Baseline Year: 2016-2017 41% ARD
Year 2 Data: 2017-2018 49% ARD
Year 3 Data: 2018-2019 48% ARD
Year 4 Data: 2019-2020 47% ARD
Year 5 Data: 2020-2021 TBD
Year 6 Data: 2021-2022 TBD
Year 7 Goal: 2022-2023 53% ARD

Measure 2

Track Overall High School Attendance Rate.

Year Goal
Baseline Year: 2016-2017 96%
Year 2 Data: 2017-2018 92%
ear 3 Data: 2018-2019 93%
Year 4 Data: 2019-2020 96%
Year 5 Data: 2020-2021 TBD
Year 6 Data: 2021-2022 TBD
Year 7 Goal: 2022-2023 98%

Goal 4

By the year 2023, the District will increase proficiency for all English Language Learners.

Measure 1

Track Overall Graduation Rate of ELL Students.

Year Goal
Baseline Year: 2016-2017 21% of ELL students
Year 2 Data: 2017-2018 15% of ELL students
Year 3 Data: 2018-2019 14% of ELL students
Year 4 Data: 2019-2020 58.6% of ELL students*
Year 5 Data: 2020-2021 TBD
Year 6 Data: 2021-2022 TBD
Year 7 Goal: 2022-2023 29% of ELL students


*COVID-19 Graduation Shifts

Measure 2

Track Overall Attendance Rate of ELL Students at the High School.

Year Goal
Baseline Year: 2016-2017 45% Attendance Rate
Year 2 Data: 2017-2018 86% Attendance Rate
Year 3 Data: 2018-2019 91% Attendance Rate
Year 4 Data: 2019-2020 92.15% Attendance Rate
Year 5 Data: 2020-2021 TBD
Year 6 Data: 2021-2022 TBD
Year 7 Goal: 2022-2023 55% Attendance Rate

Middle States Committee Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes for the Middle States Accreditation Committee meeting can be found below.