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Amesbury Public Schools

These results for Amesbury Public Schools, released in September 2008, are for the MCAS exams taken in the spring of 2008. Source: Massachusetts Department of Education.

District summary

 All Students


 Spring 2008 Exam
% of students at each performance level No. of
students
tested
Advanced/
Above
Proficient
Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
  Grade 3
English District 12 55 22 11 196
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 31 38 22 9 197
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 4 40 42 14 173
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 18 29 41 11 174
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 12 57 27 5 173
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 18 32 28 22 173
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 16 35 42 8 173
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 16 53 24 7 189
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 20 28 29 23 186
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 11 64 19 6 176
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 19 35 30 16 176
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 10 68 14 8 182
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 16 35 29 20 184
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 1 43 37 18 184
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 27 51 17 5 182
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 52 21 16 11 186
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 20 53 21 7 164
  State 14 43 31 12 72,219

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.
Amesbury Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 12 60 25 4 84 216 of 1,002
3rd Math 34 36 26 4 85 351 of 1,001
4th English 3 40 41 17 78 564 of 985
4th Math 16 30 38 15 79 539 of 985

Charles C. Cashman Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 14 54 18 14 103 293 of 1,002
3rd Math 30 42 18 10 103 310 of 1,001
4th English 5 42 43 10 91 501 of 985
4th Math 21 30 43 7 91 452 of 985

Amesbury Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 12 57 26 4 167 342 of 912
5th Math 19 33 28 21 167 450 of 912
5th Science 16 35 43 7 167 432 of 912
6th English 17 55 24 4 181 256 of 565
6th Math 21 28 29 22 179 361 of 565
7th English 12 65 19 4 171 177 of 464
7th Math 20 36 30 14 170 154 of 463
8th English 11 68 14 7 178 224 of 462
8th Math 17 36 29 18 178 193 of 462
8th Science 1 45 37 17 178 163 of 462

Amesbury High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 28 51 17 5 176 164 of 349
10th Math 55 21 16 8 175 164 of 346
10th Science 20 53 21 6 163 87 of 340