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Holliston Public Schools

These results for Holliston 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 25 45 25 6 203
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 28 37 24 10 204
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 9 56 29 6 224
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 25 36 32 7 225
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 16 58 20 6 211
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 30 38 22 10 212
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 20 40 36 4 212
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 25 61 13 2 208
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 28 39 25 8 208
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 23 60 15 3 229
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 22 49 23 7 228
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 19 71 8 2 252
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 30 37 27 6 252
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 4 53 38 6 253
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 37 55 6 1 210
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 73 18 8 1 211
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 27 61 10 2 202
  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.
Miller School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 24 44 25 6 177 293 of 1,002
3rd Math 29 37 23 11 177 437 of 1,001
4th English 9 56 28 6 222 224 of 985
4th Math 25 37 31 7 222 263 of 985
5th English 16 59 20 5 207 230 of 912
5th Math 29 39 22 10 207 208 of 912
5th Science 19 41 36 4 207 304 of 912

Placentino Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 29 54 17 0 24 60 of 1,002
3rd Math 21 46 33 0 24 423 of 1,001

Robert H. Adams Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 25 61 12 2 205 81 of 565
6th Math 28 39 25 7 205 174 of 565
7th English 23 61 14 2 224 107 of 464
7th Math 22 49 23 6 224 57 of 463
8th English 20 71 7 2 249 70 of 462
8th Math 31 37 27 5 249 94 of 462
8th Science 4 53 38 5 250 98 of 462

Holliston High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 38 56 6 1 207 27 of 349
10th Math 74 19 7 0 208 26 of 346
10th Science 27 61 10 1 201 19 of 340