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Needham Public Schools

These results for Needham 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 32 46 20 1 407
  State 18 40 33 8 70,524
Mathematics District 9 68 20 2 407
  State 4 48 32 16 70,918
  Grade 4
English District 22 56 21 2 362
  State 8 42 39 11 70,918
Mathematics District 29 38 31 3 365
  State 15 25 45 15 71,358
  Grade 5
English District 33 53 12 2 368
  State 15 44 31 9 72,581
Mathematics District 30 39 24 7 368
  State 17 26 34 23 72,747
Science & Tech District 26 39 32 2 368
  State 17 33 39 11 72,720
  Grade 6
English District 30 59 9 2 375
  State 10 54 28 8 73,222
Mathematics District 43 32 18 7 376
  State 17 29 29 25 73,448
  Grade 7
English District 23 67 9 1 346
  State 10 55 26 9 74,046
Mathematics District 35 37 20 7 347
  State 12 28 31 29 74,597
  Grade 8
English District 22 67 8 3 377
  State 12 62 19 7 76,147
Mathematics District 31 42 17 10 378
  State 12 28 31 29 76,228
Science & Tech District 13 53 26 8 378
  State 4 28 43 25 76,198
  Grade 10
English District 39 53 6 1 375
  State 16 54 24 7 72,760
Mathematics District 75 17 6 2 374
  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.
Broadmeadow
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 32 50 18 0 92 99 of 1,018
3rd Math 5 75 16 3 92 55 of 1,018
4th English 26 58 16 0 76 20 of 1,006
4th Math 44 42 13 1 77 6 of 1,006
5th English 31 57 11 1 74 54 of 933
5th Math 26 47 24 3 74 68 of 933
5th Science 26 46 28 0 74 149 of 933

John Eliot
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 26 50 23 2 62 188 of 1,018
3rd Math 8 74 18 0 62 42 of 1,018
4th English 17 42 36 6 53 342 of 1,006
4th Math 19 28 47 6 53 348 of 1,006
5th English 25 49 26 0 53 265 of 933
5th Math 25 40 26 9 53 149 of 933
5th Science 23 34 40 4 53 370 of 933

Hillside Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 24 43 29 4 72 374 of 1,018
3rd Math 10 65 21 4 72 118 of 1,018
4th English 9 57 33 0 54 229 of 1,006
4th Math 11 50 39 0 54 153 of 1,006
5th English 36 55 8 2 64 26 of 933
5th Math 41 34 22 3 64 48 of 933
5th Science 28 45 25 2 64 131 of 933

William Mitchell
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 50 38 13 0 72 28 of 1,018
3rd Math 14 63 21 3 72 100 of 1,018
4th English 39 55 4 1 67 4 of 1,006
4th Math 39 27 31 3 67 100 of 1,006
5th English 46 47 7 0 76 12 of 933
5th Math 51 36 12 1 76 4 of 933
5th Science 37 37 25 1 76 125 of 933

Newman Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 31 49 19 1 106 121 of 1,018
3rd Math 10 65 23 2 106 111 of 1,018
4th English 18 60 21 1 110 65 of 1,006
4th Math 27 39 31 3 112 97 of 1,006
5th English 27 58 11 3 96 91 of 933
5th Math 15 41 33 11 96 252 of 933
5th Science 21 34 43 2 96 389 of 933

Pollard Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 30 60 9 1 369 36 of 575
6th Math 44 32 18 6 370 36 of 575
7th English 23 68 8 1 339 21 of 458
7th Math 36 38 19 6 340 18 of 459
8th English 23 68 8 2 370 89 of 457
8th Math 31 42 17 9 371 19 of 458
8th Science 13 54 26 7 371 16 of 458

Needham High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 40 54 6 0 366 13 of 337
10th Math 76 18 6 0 365 12 of 337

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