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Arlington Public Schools

These results for Arlington 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 37 41 18 4 374
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 47 30 17 6 374
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 18 57 23 3 382
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 39 33 23 5 384
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 30 57 11 1 376
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 51 28 19 2 376
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 48 36 14 2 376
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 31 57 11 1 336
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 41 36 18 5 337
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 24 61 13 3 344
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 25 38 26 12 354
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 22 68 6 3 312
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 37 34 20 9 315
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 4 60 29 7 315
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 45 43 9 3 263
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 70 19 7 5 259
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 29 54 14 3 235
  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.
John A. Bishop
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 51 39 8 2 61 10 of 1,002
3rd Math 39 36 23 2 61 241 of 1,001
4th English 11 73 15 0 71 31 of 985
4th Math 28 49 18 4 71 85 of 985
5th English 22 68 10 0 63 29 of 912
5th Math 27 37 37 0 63 264 of 912
5th Science 56 36 8 0 64 4 of 912

Brackett School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 52 38 7 2 81 10 of 1,002
3rd Math 80 15 2 2 81 6 of 1,001
4th English 35 48 13 3 60 38 of 985
4th Math 53 28 17 2 60 49 of 985
5th English 25 65 10 0 68 29 of 912
5th Math 59 32 9 0 68 7 of 912
5th Science 54 37 9 0 68 5 of 912

Cyrus E. Dallin
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 20 46 31 2 54 335 of 1,002
3rd Math 35 33 22 9 54 396 of 1,001
4th English 12 62 24 2 66 116 of 985
4th Math 41 30 27 2 66 149 of 985
5th English 48 46 6 0 52 10 of 912
5th Math 56 21 21 2 52 91 of 912
5th Science 52 27 21 0 52 78 of 912

Hardy
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 34 43 18 5 56 136 of 1,002
3rd Math 41 38 14 7 56 170 of 1,001
4th English 29 55 8 8 38 31 of 985
4th Math 43 32 11 14 37 108 of 985
5th English 34 42 23 2 53 217 of 912
5th Math 45 32 17 6 53 91 of 912
5th Science 47 32 17 4 53 78 of 912

Peirce
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 29 54 14 3 35 60 of 1,002
3rd Math 43 34 14 9 35 195 of 1,001
4th English 6 46 46 3 35 418 of 985
4th Math 29 29 29 14 35 337 of 985
5th English 41 51 5 3 37 15 of 912
5th Math 59 27 11 3 37 27 of 912
5th Science 62 27 11 0 37 10 of 912

Thompson
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 16 37 37 9 43 574 of 1,002
3rd Math 26 33 40 2 43 573 of 1,001
4th English 24 47 29 0 51 152 of 985
4th Math 49 27 22 2 51 100 of 985
5th English 30 55 16 0 44 93 of 912
5th Math 45 23 25 7 44 208 of 912
5th Science 26 49 21 5 43 112 of 912

M. Norcross Stratton
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 47 37 16 0 38 46 of 1,002
3rd Math 50 37 8 5 38 56 of 1,001
4th English 9 61 28 2 54 165 of 985
4th Math 33 33 31 2 54 209 of 985
5th English 19 72 9 0 53 21 of 912
5th Math 68 25 8 0 53 5 of 912
5th Science 43 43 11 2 53 22 of 912

Ottoson Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 32 58 11 0 326 36 of 565
6th Math 42 37 18 3 326 59 of 565
7th English 24 62 12 2 332 93 of 464
7th Math 25 38 27 10 343 105 of 463
8th English 23 68 7 2 300 70 of 462
8th Math 39 34 20 7 303 54 of 462
8th Science 4 61 29 6 303 50 of 462

Arlington High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 48 43 8 0 243 58 of 349
10th Math 73 19 6 2 241 32 of 346
10th Science 30 55 14 1 226 31 of 340