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Dedham Public Schools

These results for Dedham 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 16 45 34 5 237
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 25 41 25 9 234
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 6 40 43 10 220
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 12 30 47 10 221
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 24 52 20 4 213
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 28 37 25 10 216
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 27 32 33 7 216
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 16 61 21 2 250
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 21 34 32 12 250
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 10 62 20 7 223
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 12 38 31 19 222
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 15 69 9 8 226
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 18 32 31 18 228
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 4 38 41 18 228
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 24 52 21 3 188
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 49 31 15 6 192
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 38 48 9 5 170
  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.
Avery
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 23 18 55 5 44 749 of 1,002
3rd Math 27 25 41 7 44 697 of 1,001
4th English 11 40 28 21 47 441 of 985
4th Math 4 19 55 21 47 860 of 985
5th English 16 44 32 8 50 487 of 912
5th Math 14 34 36 16 50 510 of 912
5th Science 8 16 58 18 50 726 of 912

Greenlodge
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 19 55 23 3 62 187 of 1,002
3rd Math 36 39 21 3 61 241 of 1,001
4th English 6 53 37 4 51 315 of 985
4th Math 10 55 31 4 51 228 of 985
5th English 11 70 17 2 46 147 of 912
5th Math 26 37 35 2 46 276 of 912
5th Science 22 46 28 4 46 204 of 912

Oakdale
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 13 51 31 6 71 380 of 1,002
3rd Math 20 41 25 14 71 535 of 1,001
4th English 1 37 53 8 73 647 of 985
4th Math 12 24 54 9 74 705 of 985
5th English 35 48 15 1 71 118 of 912
5th Math 35 38 20 7 71 138 of 912
5th Science 38 44 18 0 71 50 of 912

Riverdale
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 13 48 35 4 54 442 of 1,002
3rd Math 19 55 17 9 53 269 of 1,001
4th English 12 35 49 5 43 501 of 985
4th Math 26 28 44 2 43 406 of 985
5th English 37 53 11 0 38 29 of 912
5th Math 45 45 11 0 38 16 of 912
5th Science 45 26 29 0 38 155 of 912

Dedham Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 17 63 20 0 235 152 of 565
6th Math 22 36 31 11 235 269 of 565
7th English 11 64 20 5 212 199 of 464
7th Math 12 39 32 17 212 185 of 463
8th English 16 72 8 4 212 120 of 462
8th Math 18 34 32 15 212 204 of 462
8th Science 4 40 42 14 212 182 of 462

Dedham High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 27 55 18 0 163 136 of 349
10th Math 52 33 13 1 166 84 of 346
10th Science 40 50 7 3 163 15 of 340