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Nantucket Public Schools

These results for Nantucket 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 12 45 33 10 86
  State 18 40 33 8 70,524
Mathematics District 1 44 33 22 87
  State 4 48 32 16 70,918
  Grade 4
English District 8 35 43 14 84
  State 8 42 39 11 70,918
Mathematics District 14 16 54 16 87
  State 15 25 45 15 71,358
  Grade 5
English District 14 44 33 9 79
  State 15 44 31 9 72,581
Mathematics District 11 30 39 19 79
  State 17 26 34 23 72,747
Science & Tech District 14 38 37 11 79
  State 17 33 39 11 72,720
  Grade 6
English District 4 47 38 11 93
  State 10 54 28 8 73,222
Mathematics District 7 30 38 25 96
  State 17 29 29 25 73,448
  Grade 7
English District 8 62 24 6 84
  State 10 55 26 9 74,046
Mathematics District 10 39 33 18 84
  State 12 28 31 29 74,597
  Grade 8
English District 5 68 17 10 99
  State 12 62 19 7 76,147
Mathematics District 14 26 30 30 100
  State 12 28 31 29 76,228
Science & Tech District 1 31 46 22 100
  State 4 28 43 25 76,198
  Grade 10
English District 28 39 28 4 99
  State 16 54 24 7 72,760
Mathematics District 53 22 16 9 100
  State 40 27 21 12 72,747

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.
Nantucket Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 12 46 33 10 83 563 of 1,018
3rd Math 1 45 32 21 84 627 of 1,018
4th English 9 35 44 12 81 602 of 1,006
4th Math 14 14 57 14 83 686 of 1,006
5th English 14 45 32 9 78 508 of 933
5th Math 12 29 40 19 78 463 of 933
5th Science 14 38 36 12 78 431 of 933

Cyrus Peirce School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 4 47 38 11 92 423 of 575
6th Math 8 29 39 25 93 373 of 575
7th English 9 66 20 5 79 159 of 458
7th Math 10 41 34 15 79 130 of 459
8th English 5 67 18 9 92 290 of 457
8th Math 14 27 29 29 92 221 of 458
8th Science 1 33 47 20 92 193 of 458

Nantucket High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 29 38 29 3 95 207 of 337
10th Math 54 23 16 7 95 121 of 337

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