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10th-grade passing rates:
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Biggest improvements, biggest declines
in 10th grade passing rates

Here are the schools whose 10th grade scores changed the most from 2006 to 2007. MCAS passing rates in these districts improved or declined at least 5 percentage points year over year. The state considers any student who receives "Advanced", "Proficient", or "Needs Improvement" to have passed. Source: Boston.com, from state Department of Education data.

Biggest improvements in passing rates

10th GRADE ENGLISH
District % Passing
2006 2007 Change
Boston International 50 79 +29
Seacoast School 67 96 +29
William McKinley 48 69 +21
The Engineering School 77 94 +17
William J. Dean Voc Tech High School 61 74 +13
Durfee High School 80 92 +12
Monument High School 72 84 +12
Southbridge High School 87 99 +12
Health Careers Academy Charter School 90 100 +10
Westfield Voc Tech High School 83 93 +10
The English High School 74 83 +9
Burncoat Senior High School 82 90 +8
Smith Voc. and Agricultural High School 90 98 +8
Lynn English High School 89 96 +7
Palmer High School 92 99 +7
Putnam Voc Tech High School 77 84 +7
Urban Science Academy 82 89 +7
Worcester Technical High 87 94 +7
Brook Farm Business and Service Career Academy 85 91 +6
City on a Hill Charter School 95 101 +6
Jeremiah E. Burke High School 73 79 +6
Leominster Center for Technical Education 90 96 +6
New Leadership Charter School 90 96 +6
Provincetown High School 95 101 +6
Quaboag Regional High School 94 100 +6
Uxbridge High School 92 98 +6
Bay Path Regional Voc Tech 95 100 +5
Champion Charter School 73 78 +5
Chelsea High School 81 86 +5
Fitchburg High School 85 90 +5
Hull High School 94 99 +5
Leicester High School 94 99 +5
Malden High School 89 94 +5
North Central Charter Essential School 93 98 +5
Pioneer Valley Charter School 95 100 +5
Southeastern Regional Voc Tech 88 93 +5
Tech Boston Academy 96 101 +5
Triton Regional High School 93 98 +5
 
10th GRADE MATH
District % Passing
2006 2007 Change
Boston International 49 97 +48
Jeremiah E. Burke High School 47 76 +29
Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School 68 96 +28
Health Careers Academy Charter School 71 98 +27
New Bedford Global Learning Charter School 60 87 +27
The Engineering School 60 86 +26
Seacoast School 59 82 +23
New Leadership Charter School 63 85 +22
Greater Lawrence Regional Voc Tech 63 83 +20
Putnam Voc Tech High School 56 76 +20
William J. Dean Voc Tech High School 49 68 +19
Monument High School 48 66 +18
Durfee High School 63 80 +17
Smith Voc. and Agricultural High School 74 91 +17
The English High School 60 77 +17
Foxborough Regional Charter School 85 100 +15
Hull High School 82 97 +15
Burncoat Senior High School 69 83 +14
Ware High School 86 100 +14
Hoosac Valley High School 85 98 +13
Northeast Metro Regional Voc 82 95 +13
Community Academy of Science and Health 54 66 +12
Leicester High School 87 99 +12
Southbridge High School 84 96 +12
Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter School 83 94 +11
Greater Lowell Regional Voc Tech 76 86 +10
Joseph P. Keefe Tech High School 69 79 +10
Pembroke High School 89 99 +10
Randolph High School 81 91 +10
Westfield Voc Tech High School 78 88 +10
Chelsea High School 65 74 +9
Holbrook Jr. Sr. High School 81 90 +9
Joseph Case High School 90 99 +9
Lynn English High School 84 93 +9
Maynard High School 89 98 +9
New Bedford High School 73 82 +9
North High School 73 82 +9
Champion Charter School 40 48 +8
Doherty Memorial High School 80 88 +8
Methuen High School 84 92 +8
New Mission High School 77 85 +8
Old Colony Regional Voc Tech 88 96 +8
Pittsfield High School 81 89 +8
South High Community School 68 76 +8
Urban Science Academy 77 85 +8
Winthrop Sr. High School 89 97 +8
Avon Middle High School 77 84 +7
Blackstone Valley 91 98 +7
City on a Hill Charter School 94 101 +7
Douglas High School 90 97 +7
Fenway High School 84 91 +7
Greater New Bedford Voc Tech 85 92 +7
Leominster Center for Technical Education 86 93 +7
Lowell High School 79 86 +7
Palmer High School 88 95 +7
Ralph C. Mahar Regional High School 88 95 +7
Rockland Senior High School 88 95 +7
Social Justice Academy 67 74 +7
Worcester Technical High 77 84 +7
Athol High School 86 92 +6
Chicopee Comprehensive High School 74 80 +6
David Prouty High School 88 94 +6
Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School 88 94 +6
Diman Regional Voc Tech 85 91 +6
Excel High School 89 95 +6
Gloucester High School 90 96 +6
Haverhill High School 82 88 +6
Ludlow Senior High School 88 94 +6
Malden High School 84 90 +6
Mt Everett Regional 92 98 +6
North Andover High School 92 98 +6
Shawsheen Valley Voc Tech 89 95 +6
Silver Lake Regional High School 91 97 +6
Southeastern Regional Voc Tech 78 84 +6
Turners Fall High School 90 96 +6
West Boylston Jr.-Sr. High School 94 100 +6
West Springfield High School 82 88 +6
William McKinley 51 57 +6
Another Course To College 92 97 +5
Clinton Senior High School 93 98 +5
Dartmouth High School 92 97 +5
Dedham High School 93 98 +5
Minuteman Regional High School 88 93 +5
Mohawk Trail Regional High School 89 94 +5
Nantucket High School 93 98 +5
Norton High School 92 97 +5
Odyssey High School 59 64 +5
Quincy High School 85 90 +5
Tech Boston Academy 93 98 +5
Triton Regional High School 93 98 +5
Walpole High School 92 97 +5
Weymouth High School 90 95 +5
Whitman Hanson Regional High School 88 93 +5

Biggest declines in passing rates

10th GRADE ENGLISH
District % Passing
2006 2007 Change
Academy of Public Service 93 71 -22
Chicopee Academy 70 50 -20
Career Development Center 100 87 -13
Parkway Academy of Technology 96 83 -13
Pathfinder Voc Tech 97 88 -9
Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School 100 93 -7
Greenfield High School 97 91 -6
Lee High School 98 92 -6
Salem High School 92 86 -6
Snowden International High School 98 92 -6
Granby Jr.-Sr. High School 100 95 -5
High School Of Commerce 81 76 -5
New Mission High School 95 90 -5
Noonan Business Academy 93 88 -5
North Brookfield High School 100 95 -5
Westport High School 98 93 -5
 
10th GRADE MATH
District % Passing
2006 2007 Change
Academy of Public Service 89 56 -33
Media Communications Technology High 90 76 -14
Lee High School 94 82 -12
Career Development Center 78 68 -10
Noonan Business Academy 83 73 -10
Salem High School 89 79 -10
Chicopee Academy 30 21 -9
Oxford High School 95 87 -8
Cohasset Middle/High School 101 95 -6
Bourne High School 99 94 -5
Millbury Jr./Sr. High School 100 95 -5
Mt. Greylock Regional High School 97 92 -5
Provincetown High School 100 95 -5
Snowden International High School 89 84 -5


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