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Chelmsford Public Schools

These results for Chelmsford 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 24 47 24 5 433
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 33 37 21 9 432
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 22 53 21 4 458
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 36 34 26 4 458
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 18 59 20 3 444
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 27 33 31 9 444
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 20 43 32 5 443
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 33 52 13 3 400
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 41 31 20 8 400
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 34 51 11 4 419
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 25 38 26 11 418
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 32 60 6 2 447
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 36 30 23 11 446
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 11 59 26 4 446
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 39 49 10 2 395
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 59 27 10 4 397
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 29 46 21 3 380
  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.
Center Elementary School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 19 56 15 10 94 166 of 1,002
3rd Math 46 35 14 5 94 138 of 1,001
4th English 26 49 22 3 94 106 of 985
4th Math 40 32 23 4 94 135 of 985

South Row
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 37 44 16 3 79 85 of 1,002
3rd Math 47 28 22 4 79 241 of 1,001
4th English 28 51 17 4 69 71 of 985
4th Math 23 43 28 6 69 209 of 985

Westlands Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 26 47 24 3 66 201 of 1,002
3rd Math 20 52 20 9 66 310 of 1,001
4th English 6 51 38 5 86 342 of 985
4th Math 22 30 44 3 86 433 of 985

Charles D. Harrington
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 17 51 29 3 95 293 of 1,002
3rd Math 16 45 26 14 94 535 of 1,001
4th English 22 65 12 1 97 12 of 985
4th Math 45 36 17 2 98 49 of 985

Byam School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 29 36 31 4 90 355 of 1,002
3rd Math 36 31 24 9 89 423 of 1,001
4th English 30 51 17 2 102 50 of 985
4th Math 45 32 19 4 102 85 of 985

Col. Moses Parker School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 16 62 20 2 195 187 of 912
5th Math 33 35 26 6 195 208 of 912
5th Science 20 49 27 4 195 188 of 912
6th English 33 50 14 3 177 117 of 565
6th Math 33 32 24 11 177 192 of 565
7th English 40 53 6 1 177 25 of 464
7th Math 27 43 23 6 176 64 of 463
8th English 31 59 7 3 192 85 of 462
8th Math 39 33 19 9 192 68 of 462
8th Science 11 59 26 5 192 33 of 462

McCarthy Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 19 59 20 2 237 187 of 912
5th Math 23 32 36 9 236 410 of 912
5th Science 20 40 36 4 236 304 of 912
6th English 33 55 11 2 218 53 of 565
6th Math 47 31 16 5 217 64 of 565
7th English 31 52 14 3 229 114 of 464
7th Math 25 36 29 10 229 117 of 463
8th English 34 59 6 1 248 46 of 462
8th Math 34 29 24 13 247 117 of 462
8th Science 11 60 26 4 247 28 of 462

Chelmsford High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 40 49 9 2 388 78 of 349
10th Math 60 27 10 3 389 68 of 346
10th Science 30 47 21 3 378 65 of 340