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Westwood Public Schools

These results for Westwood 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 34 45 19 3 256
  State 18 40 33 8 70,524
Mathematics District 7 66 20 6 256
  State 4 48 32 16 70,918
  Grade 4
English District 19 58 21 2 219
  State 8 42 39 11 70,918
Mathematics District 29 44 25 2 220
  State 15 25 45 15 71,358
  Grade 5
English District 38 47 14 1 237
  State 15 44 31 9 72,581
Mathematics District 41 33 21 5 237
  State 17 26 34 23 72,747
Science & Tech District 33 41 24 1 237
  State 17 33 39 11 72,720
  Grade 6
English District 19 72 8 1 225
  State 10 54 28 8 73,222
Mathematics District 26 44 23 8 230
  State 17 29 29 25 73,448
  Grade 7
English District 25 60 11 4 228
  State 10 55 26 9 74,046
Mathematics District 19 37 30 14 229
  State 12 28 31 29 74,597
  Grade 8
English District 32 60 8 0 204
  State 12 62 19 7 76,147
Mathematics District 23 42 27 8 204
  State 12 28 31 29 76,228
Science & Tech District 13 50 31 6 205
  State 4 28 43 25 76,198
  Grade 10
English District 49 45 5 1 208
  State 16 54 24 7 72,760
Mathematics District 65 22 11 3 208
  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.
Deerfield
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 30 35 30 5 40 414 of 1,018
3rd Math 3 70 15 13 40 164 of 1,018
4th English 32 41 27 0 37 128 of 1,006
4th Math 30 46 22 3 37 29 of 1,006
5th English 47 47 7 0 43 13 of 933
5th Math 35 35 26 5 43 98 of 933
5th Science 40 44 14 2 43 32 of 933

Downey
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 38 42 18 2 50 122 of 1,018
3rd Math 4 68 24 4 50 173 of 1,018
4th English 9 57 28 7 46 247 of 1,006
4th Math 22 39 35 4 46 157 of 1,006
5th English 48 39 11 2 44 79 of 933
5th Math 32 43 23 2 44 48 of 933
5th Science 34 36 30 0 44 167 of 933

Paul Hanlon
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 31 59 3 6 32 10 of 1,018
3rd Math 6 69 19 6 32 118 of 1,018
4th English 19 72 9 0 32 7 of 1,006
4th Math 41 38 22 0 32 17 of 1,006
5th English 12 71 18 0 17 130 of 933
5th Math 29 47 24 0 17 40 of 933
5th Science 24 53 24 0 17 96 of 933

Martha Jones
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 23 52 25 0 64 200 of 1,018
3rd Math 2 64 30 5 64 260 of 1,018
4th English 17 61 22 0 54 68 of 1,006
4th Math 24 50 26 0 54 35 of 1,006
5th English 28 49 23 0 61 219 of 933
5th Math 38 30 23 10 61 124 of 933
5th Science 21 44 34 0 61 230 of 933

William E. Sheehan
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 45 39 16 0 64 63 of 1,018
3rd Math 17 66 13 5 64 38 of 1,018
4th English 22 56 20 2 45 68 of 1,006
4th Math 33 43 22 2 46 26 of 1,006
5th English 43 46 10 0 67 32 of 933
5th Math 60 25 15 0 67 8 of 933
5th Science 42 37 21 0 67 66 of 933

E. W. Thurston Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 19 72 9 0 223 20 of 575
6th Math 26 44 22 7 227 71 of 575
7th English 25 60 12 3 225 59 of 458
7th Math 19 38 30 13 226 101 of 459
8th English 32 61 7 0 200 50 of 457
8th Math 23 42 28 7 199 61 of 458
8th Science 13 51 32 5 200 31 of 458

Westwood High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 50 44 5 1 203 15 of 337
10th Math 65 22 11 2 203 50 of 337

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