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Belchertown Public Schools

These results for Belchertown 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 11 45 34 11 180
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 18 34 29 18 180
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 11 42 33 14 196
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 21 30 35 14 198
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 10 49 36 5 213
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 14 29 38 19 212
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 10 39 44 8 212
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 13 63 22 2 227
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 20 38 29 13 226
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 14 65 17 5 220
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 19 39 26 16 223
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 8 69 18 5 214
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 18 36 29 17 213
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 2 38 46 14 213
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 37 47 14 3 189
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 49 26 21 4 190
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 20 58 21 2 169
  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.
Chestnut Hill Community School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
4th English 11 44 33 12 189 374 of 985
4th Math 21 32 35 12 190 422 of 985
5th English 10 50 36 4 210 487 of 912
5th Math 14 29 38 19 209 585 of 912
5th Science 10 39 44 7 209 459 of 912
6th English 14 64 20 2 220 174 of 565
6th Math 21 39 27 13 219 242 of 565

Swift River Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 11 45 34 10 177 521 of 1,002
3rd Math 18 34 30 18 177 697 of 1,001

Jabish Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
7th English 15 65 17 3 212 140 of 464
7th Math 19 39 28 14 214 140 of 463
8th English 8 70 17 5 205 238 of 462
8th Math 19 37 30 14 203 165 of 462
8th Science 2 39 47 11 203 203 of 462

Belchertown High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 38 47 13 2 184 115 of 349
10th Math 51 26 20 3 183 156 of 346
10th Science 20 59 20 1 167 60 of 340