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Canton Public Schools

These results for Canton 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 20 53 24 3 235
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 38 39 18 5 236
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 15 55 26 4 246
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 35 30 30 5 246
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 18 57 18 6 268
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 33 31 26 9 268
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 21 37 35 8 268
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 35 52 10 3 234
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 38 39 18 4 234
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 31 56 12 1 247
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 22 41 29 8 249
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 29 59 10 2 245
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 34 31 26 9 245
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 4 47 40 9 245
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 29 61 8 1 207
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 65 22 10 3 207
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 28 58 13 1 193
  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.
Lt. Peter M. Hansen School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 24 51 19 6 70 166 of 1,002
3rd Math 34 46 17 3 70 156 of 1,001
4th English 7 56 32 6 90 250 of 985
4th Math 34 26 32 8 90 299 of 985
5th English 16 57 22 4 91 267 of 912
5th Math 35 26 32 7 91 310 of 912
5th Science 19 32 41 9 91 432 of 912

John F. Kennedy School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 21 60 16 3 73 85 of 1,002
3rd Math 53 32 8 7 73 81 of 1,001
4th English 32 54 12 3 76 17 of 985
4th Math 41 33 22 4 76 115 of 985
5th English 26 60 11 3 72 76 of 912
5th Math 39 35 21 6 72 128 of 912
5th Science 31 38 31 1 72 188 of 912

Dean S. Luce School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 19 47 33 1 81 335 of 1,002
3rd Math 27 43 26 4 81 351 of 1,001
4th English 7 56 33 4 75 250 of 985
4th Math 29 32 35 4 75 272 of 985
5th English 16 59 20 6 87 230 of 912
5th Math 32 34 25 8 87 238 of 912
5th Science 18 44 32 6 87 277 of 912
6th English 1 0 of 565
6th Math 1 0 of 565

William H. Galvin Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 36 52 10 2 223 53 of 565
6th Math 39 41 17 3 223 52 of 565
7th English 32 57 11 0 235 58 of 464
7th Math 22 43 28 6 236 93 of 463
8th English 30 59 10 1 239 101 of 462
8th Math 35 31 25 9 238 103 of 462
8th Science 4 48 39 9 238 126 of 462

Canton High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 30 62 9 1 200 46 of 349
10th Math 67 22 10 2 199 54 of 346
10th Science 29 59 12 1 188 19 of 340