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Ayer Public Schools

These results for Ayer 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 14 39 40 6 97
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 26 33 27 15 98
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 8 47 41 4 93
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 22 41 35 2 93
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 18 54 26 2 82
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 22 40 28 10 82
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 17 46 30 6 82
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 16 54 20 9 79
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 20 35 30 16 81
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 6 58 24 13 88
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 15 31 34 20 88
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 2 68 23 7 96
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 12 20 44 24 95
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 0 31 53 17 95
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 35 52 9 3 96
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 36 38 21 5 95
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 20 49 25 6 84
  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.
Hilltop-Page
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 16 42 37 6 89 485 of 1,002
3rd Math 27 34 26 13 90 535 of 1,001
4th English 8 49 41 1 87 342 of 985
4th Math 23 41 34 1 87 239 of 985
5th English 19 54 25 1 79 267 of 912
5th Math 23 39 29 9 79 290 of 912
5th Science 18 47 30 5 79 233 of 912

Ayer Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 17 55 21 7 76 256 of 565
6th Math 19 36 31 14 78 301 of 565
7th English 6 59 25 11 85 292 of 464
7th Math 15 32 34 19 85 219 of 463
8th English 2 71 22 4 91 277 of 462
8th Math 12 21 46 21 91 346 of 462
8th Science 0 32 55 13 91 265 of 462

Ayer High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 37 51 10 2 92 87 of 349
10th Math 37 38 21 3 91 171 of 346
10th Science 20 49 25 6 84 108 of 340