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Acton Public Schools

These results for Acton Public Schools, released in September and October of 2006, are for the MCAS exams taken in the spring of 2006. Source: Massachusetts Department of Education.

District summary

 All Students


 Spring 2006 Exam
% of students at each performance level No. of
students
tested
Advanced/
Above
Proficient
Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
  Grade 3
Reading District 33 48 17 2 379
  State 18 40 33 8 70,524
Mathematics District 7 62 28 4 380
  State 4 48 32 16 70,918
  Grade 4
English District 26 52 17 5 389
  State 8 42 39 11 70,918
Mathematics District 37 34 24 5 389
  State 15 25 45 15 71,358
  Grade 5
English District 41 48 9 2 378
  State 15 44 31 9 72,581
Mathematics District 42 36 14 8 381
  State 17 26 34 23 72,747
Science & Tech District 40 39 18 3 381
  State 17 33 39 11 72,720
  Grade 6
English District 41 52 5 2 377
  State 10 54 28 8 73,222
Mathematics District 49 34 11 5 379
  State 17 29 29 25 73,448

School-by-school results

Note: "Placement overall" ranks schools by combining the percentage of students who were either "Advanced" or "Proficient" and comparing that number for each subject and grade with schools across the state. The ranking was done by Boston.com.
Merriam
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 43 43 10 3 90 35 of 1,018
3rd Math 9 71 18 2 90 58 of 1,018
4th English 19 56 24 1 86 113 of 1,006
4th Math 35 41 22 2 86 30 of 1,006
5th English 49 48 2 0 89 1 of 933
5th Math 47 39 10 4 92 7 of 933
5th Science 43 43 11 2 92 10 of 933
6th English 58 41 1 0 69 1 of 575
6th Math 49 38 10 3 69 3 of 575

McCarthy-Towne
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 21 53 26 0 66 220 of 1,018
3rd Math 3 59 35 3 66 324 of 1,018
4th English 23 55 18 4 71 78 of 1,006
4th Math 44 23 32 1 71 95 of 1,006
5th English 38 46 14 3 74 116 of 933
5th Math 32 38 16 14 74 93 of 933
5th Science 43 34 20 3 74 93 of 933
6th English 36 59 3 1 91 4 of 575
6th Math 55 29 13 3 91 9 of 575

Douglas
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 37 49 14 0 71 46 of 1,018
3rd Math 7 68 25 0 71 128 of 1,018
4th English 16 51 28 5 76 223 of 1,006
4th Math 24 38 29 9 76 142 of 1,006
5th English 34 54 11 1 74 53 of 933
5th Math 36 36 18 9 74 68 of 933
5th Science 41 39 16 4 74 59 of 933
6th English 51 37 12 0 68 48 of 575
6th Math 53 32 12 3 68 4 of 575

Gates
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 32 48 18 3 73 133 of 1,018
3rd Math 7 52 34 7 73 392 of 1,018
4th English 49 47 4 0 74 3 of 1,006
4th Math 53 30 16 1 74 11 of 1,006
5th English 41 49 10 0 70 29 of 933
5th Math 40 40 19 1 70 25 of 933
5th Science 24 47 26 3 70 150 of 933
6th English 34 62 3 1 71 3 of 575
6th Math 54 31 11 4 71 5 of 575

Luther Conant
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 30 50 19 1 70 122 of 1,018
3rd Math 7 61 27 4 70 218 of 1,018
4th English 32 51 10 7 69 33 of 1,006
4th Math 36 39 22 3 69 31 of 1,006
5th English 45 42 11 3 65 84 of 933
5th Math 58 29 6 6 65 3 of 933
5th Science 52 32 15 0 65 26 of 933
6th English 30 63 6 1 70 11 of 575
6th Math 40 44 10 6 70 7 of 575

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