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Upcoming Events
4/20/2015
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4/24/2015
 
Kindergarten Registration

We are pleased to invite you to register your child to attend Kindergarten at A.M. Chaffee School. Registration will take place beginning April 1st through April 15th. Please note that if your child is currently a Clara Barton preschool student, or receiving student services, he/she does not need to be re-registered. If your child will be attending a private Kindergarten or you have chosen not to register your child at this time, please call the school to let us know. The registration process begins on-line. Please go to the Oxford Public Schools’ Website (www.oxps.org) and under “Parent Links” select “Kindergarten”.
FY16 Initial Draft Budget Presentation

View the Initial Draft Budget Presentation to School Committee here:

https://www.scribd.com/doc/255662042/Budget-Presentation-2-12-15




 
DISTRICT PRIORITIES
 
Superintendent's Listening Tour


Superintendent Mark Garceau invites students, parents, employees, and community members to join him at any of the upcoming Listening Tour meetings scheduled for the 2014-15 school year.

Dr. Garceau will provide an update on the latest happenings in Oxford Public Schools and listen to ideas, comments, and questions from the audience.

 
Date/ Time Location
Wednesday, November 19th
6:30 p.m.
Oxford High School Auditorium
Tuesday, December 16th
6:30 p.m.
A.M. Chaffee Cafetorium
Saturday, January 24th
9:30 a.m.
                Oxford Community Center
                OXPS Conference Room (2nd Floor)
Tuesday, February 24th
6:30 p.m.
     Oxford Middle School Auditorium 
 
Wednesday,  March 25th
4:30 p.m.
Oxford High School Cafeteria
Wednesday, April 29- CANCELLED 
6:00 p.m.
Chaffee Elementary School Cafetorium
Wednesday, May 13th
6:30 p.m.
Clara Barton Elementary Cafetorium
 
SUPERINTENDENT'S TWITTER FEED
OXPS District Report Card 2013


Dear Parents and Families of the Oxford Public Schools,

We are pleased to provide you the Oxford Public Schools Full District 2013 “Report Card”. Report cards answer important questions about a district’s overall performance and contain specific information about student enrollment and teacher qualifications, student achievement, accountability, how our students are performing relative to others in the state, and the progress made toward narrowing proficiency gaps for different groups of students.

In this report you will find the following important information about our district:

Student enrollment and teacher quality: This section of the report card provides information about the students and teachers in our district as compared the state. If your child attends a school that receives federal Title I funds, you also have the right to request the following information about the qualifications of your child’s classroom teachers:
  • Whether your child’s teacher is licensed in the grade levels and subject areas they teach
  • Whether your child’s teacher is teaching under an emergency license or waiver
  • The college degree and major of your child’s teacher
  • Whether your child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualifications
Student assessment on MCAS and other tests: This section of the report shows how our students are performing on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) tests as compared to the state by subgroup, by grade and by subject.

District accountability information: This section of the report contains important information detailing Accountability and Assistance Levels and Progress and Performance Index (PPI):
  • 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 school has been placed into Level 3 because Oxford High School is designated as Level Three. The following links will take you to individual school report overviews for:
  • Progress and Performance Index (PPI): The PPI is a number that indicates our school’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.
  • NAEP results for Massachusetts. NAEP is often called the “Nation’s Report Card”. It is the only measure of student achievement that allows for the comparing of performance of Massachusetts students with that of students across the nation or in other states.
The Oxford Public Schools is committed to improving outcomes for ALL students by strengthening our core instruction and the systems of support needed to ensure the success of ALL; improving educator effectiveness and enhancing leadership capacity; and maximizing organizational and fiscal efficiencies so as to support the highest quality instruction.


 
"The Oxford School District does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin,
sexual orientation, disability or homelessness"
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