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Burlington Public Schools

These results for Burlington 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 17 49 29 5 294
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 24 40 26 11 294
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 8 44 39 9 295
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 19 32 40 9 298
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 16 48 30 6 289
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 20 31 36 13 290
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 21 36 37 6 290
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 14 62 18 6 293
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 26 41 24 9 294
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 10 70 18 2 283
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 19 44 28 9 282
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 15 71 11 3 274
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 28 39 19 15 276
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 6 51 32 11 276
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 28 59 11 2 256
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 52 29 15 4 255
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 24 54 19 2 241
  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.
Fox Hill
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 20 42 36 2 81 423 of 1,002
3rd Math 23 42 25 10 81 457 of 1,001
4th English 14 54 30 2 100 192 of 985
4th Math 29 34 30 8 101 247 of 985
5th English 28 50 22 0 78 187 of 912
5th Math 31 41 23 5 78 153 of 912
5th Science 31 41 28 0 78 144 of 912

Memorial
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 23 53 23 3 40 156 of 1,002
3rd Math 23 50 28 0 40 291 of 1,001
4th English 5 44 41 10 41 467 of 985
4th Math 15 37 44 5 41 433 of 985
5th English 10 49 38 3 39 510 of 912
5th Math 18 21 49 13 39 643 of 912
5th Science 18 28 46 8 39 500 of 912

Pine Glen Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 7 59 28 7 75 335 of 1,002
3rd Math 32 39 20 9 75 331 of 1,001
4th English 4 29 57 10 72 712 of 985
4th Math 10 26 51 13 72 705 of 985
5th English 5 50 33 13 64 569 of 912
5th Math 14 28 39 19 64 601 of 912
5th Science 19 36 39 6 64 379 of 912

Francis Wyman Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 23 45 28 3 88 293 of 1,002
3rd Math 20 34 31 15 88 669 of 1,001
4th English 5 47 35 13 75 418 of 985
4th Math 17 36 39 8 76 422 of 985
5th English 15 45 33 7 106 487 of 912
5th Math 16 29 39 16 106 545 of 912
5th Science 17 34 40 9 106 432 of 912

Marshall Simonds Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 14 63 18 5 287 184 of 565
6th Math 26 42 24 8 287 163 of 565
7th English 10 71 18 1 278 129 of 464
7th Math 19 45 28 8 277 99 of 463
8th English 15 72 10 2 265 130 of 462
8th Math 29 40 19 13 266 85 of 462
8th Science 6 53 32 9 266 86 of 462

Burlington High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 29 61 9 1 244 69 of 349
10th Math 53 30 15 2 243 101 of 346
10th Science 25 56 18 1 234 54 of 340