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Duxbury Public Schools

These results for Duxbury 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 13 52 29 6 273
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 24 42 25 9 273
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 8 57 31 4 290
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 25 38 32 4 291
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 24 57 18 2 286
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 30 43 19 8 288
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 15 48 33 4 288
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 26 64 8 2 228
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 43 41 14 3 229
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 24 64 10 1 258
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 28 44 18 10 261
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 24 67 6 3 263
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 30 39 22 9 264
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 6 57 32 5 264
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 33 59 6 2 261
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 67 22 8 2 259
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 26 42 31 1 255
  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.
Alden School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 13 53 28 6 267 335 of 1,002
3rd Math 24 43 24 9 267 423 of 1,001
4th English 8 57 31 4 287 224 of 985
4th Math 25 38 33 4 288 247 of 985
5th English 23 58 17 2 281 147 of 912
5th Math 30 43 19 7 283 138 of 912
5th Science 15 48 33 4 283 265 of 912

Duxbury Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 26 64 8 2 227 36 of 565
6th Math 43 41 14 2 228 22 of 565
7th English 25 64 11 0 256 58 of 464
7th Math 28 45 18 9 259 50 of 463
8th English 24 67 6 3 263 70 of 462
8th Math 30 39 22 9 264 85 of 462
8th Science 6 57 32 5 264 65 of 462

Duxbury High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 33 60 6 1 258 36 of 349
10th Math 68 22 9 2 257 46 of 346
10th Science 26 42 31 1 254 117 of 340