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Hingham Public Schools

These results for Hingham 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 5 321
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 34 42 16 8 321
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 17 51 27 5 307
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 28 35 34 4 307
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 36 52 11 1 311
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 39 32 23 6 311
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 43 35 20 2 311
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 29 59 10 1 278
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 36 38 19 7 280
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 23 63 12 2 300
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 16 40 35 8 299
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 22 66 10 2 297
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 24 37 26 14 297
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 6 53 33 8 295
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 41 54 4 1 255
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 65 26 7 2 255
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 25 62 10 3 247
  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.
William L. Foster Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 24 46 25 6 114 255 of 1,002
3rd Math 29 42 23 6 114 331 of 1,001
4th English 12 52 31 5 97 241 of 985
4th Math 29 33 36 2 97 263 of 985
5th English 34 54 12 0 93 51 of 912
5th Math 35 41 20 3 93 105 of 912
5th Science 49 33 16 1 93 50 of 912

Plymouth River
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 23 50 25 3 109 201 of 1,002
3rd Math 34 40 17 9 109 269 of 1,001
4th English 20 54 22 4 109 116 of 985
4th Math 37 29 28 6 109 209 of 985
5th English 37 54 8 1 113 21 of 912
5th Math 42 27 29 3 113 193 of 912
5th Science 39 39 22 0 113 87 of 912

South Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 26 48 22 4 96 187 of 1,002
3rd Math 42 45 6 7 96 56 of 1,001
4th English 18 52 28 2 93 165 of 985
4th Math 18 43 38 1 93 272 of 985
5th English 39 49 12 0 93 51 of 912
5th Math 42 33 18 6 93 115 of 912
5th Science 47 33 19 0 93 69 of 912

Hingham Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 30 59 11 1 274 47 of 565
6th Math 37 38 18 6 276 94 of 565
7th English 23 62 12 2 298 101 of 464
7th Math 16 41 35 8 297 143 of 463
8th English 22 67 9 2 291 101 of 462
8th Math 24 37 25 13 291 126 of 462
8th Science 6 53 33 8 289 86 of 462

Hingham High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 41 55 4 0 247 11 of 349
10th Math 66 26 7 1 247 32 of 346
10th Science 25 63 9 2 244 19 of 340