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Holyoke Public Schools

These results for Holyoke 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 3 13 39 45 408
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 4 16 23 57 411
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 1 11 36 52 409
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 4 9 37 50 413
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 2 19 41 38 437
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 5 10 31 55 437
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 4 12 43 40 436
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 3 26 36 35 474
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 7 12 26 55 476
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 2 29 39 30 461
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 2 9 22 68 459
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 4 38 30 29 472
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 6 16 23 56 481
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 0 7 28 64 475
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 4 39 42 14 441
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 14 24 36 27 433
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 1 13 54 32 423
  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.
Lawrence Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 5 34 61 64 1000 of 1,002
3rd Math 0 8 20 72 64 994 of 1,001
4th English 0 2 40 58 60 974 of 985
4th Math 0 0 30 70 60 982 of 985
5th English 0 6 46 48 54 909 of 912
5th Math 0 11 26 62 53 892 of 912
5th Science 0 6 43 51 53 870 of 912

Lt. Elmer J. McMahon Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 2 28 44 26 50 857 of 1,002
3rd Math 4 22 39 35 49 933 of 1,001
4th English 5 18 38 40 40 823 of 985
4th Math 8 15 46 31 39 860 of 985
5th English 2 26 46 26 50 831 of 912
5th Math 4 8 34 54 50 887 of 912
5th Science 8 14 54 24 50 743 of 912
6th English 2 44 42 13 48 471 of 565
6th Math 13 31 29 27 48 398 of 565
7th English 0 52 38 10 29 367 of 464
7th Math 3 34 38 24 29 303 of 463

Morgan Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 2 9 40 49 55 985 of 1,002
3rd Math 0 15 20 65 55 982 of 1,001
4th English 0 2 26 72 58 974 of 985
4th Math 0 0 33 67 58 982 of 985
5th English 0 7 42 51 72 907 of 912
5th Math 0 0 24 76 71 910 of 912
5th Science 0 0 19 81 72 902 of 912
6th English 0 5 43 52 58 563 of 565
6th Math 0 2 14 84 56 562 of 565

Kelly Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 8 50 43 40 991 of 1,002
3rd Math 7 17 27 49 41 942 of 1,001
4th English 0 6 32 62 47 956 of 985
4th Math 2 12 35 51 49 936 of 985
5th English 0 8 49 44 39 906 of 912
5th Math 0 8 41 51 39 901 of 912
5th Science 5 23 49 23 39 678 of 912
6th English 0 21 31 48 42 554 of 565
6th Math 4 0 31 64 45 559 of 565
7th English 0 21 53 26 43 455 of 464
7th Math 0 0 18 82 44 460 of 463
8th English 2 20 56 22 41 458 of 462
8th Math 0 10 27 63 41 449 of 462
8th Science 0 2 15 83 41 438 of 462

E. N. White Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 2 11 48 39 44 979 of 1,002
3rd Math 0 18 20 61 44 973 of 1,001
4th English 0 11 44 45 55 930 of 985
4th Math 4 22 29 45 55 835 of 985
5th English 7 25 44 24 59 802 of 912
5th Math 14 19 29 39 59 711 of 912
5th Science 8 24 54 14 59 637 of 912
6th English 2 33 40 26 58 525 of 565
6th Math 0 21 29 50 58 527 of 565
7th English 0 40 42 17 52 406 of 464
7th Math 0 2 31 67 52 457 of 463
8th English 3 41 35 22 37 426 of 462
8th Math 8 35 14 43 37 284 of 462
8th Science 0 0 44 56 36 445 of 462

Lt. Clayre Sullivan Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 10 28 28 34 71 781 of 1,002
3rd Math 15 34 23 28 71 749 of 1,001
4th English 2 25 41 32 63 778 of 985
4th Math 11 16 52 21 63 824 of 985
5th English 4 33 40 23 70 761 of 912
5th Math 11 17 37 34 70 765 of 912
5th Science 9 19 52 20 69 678 of 912
6th English 14 42 26 18 65 409 of 565
6th Math 26 23 26 25 65 361 of 565
7th English 9 40 31 20 75 379 of 464
7th Math 12 20 23 45 74 328 of 463
8th English 13 58 22 7 72 297 of 462
8th Math 15 31 21 33 72 264 of 462
8th Science 0 28 43 29 72 293 of 462

Maurice A. Donahue Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 5 40 56 43 1000 of 1,002
3rd Math 0 5 18 77 44 996 of 1,001
4th English 0 15 38 47 47 898 of 985
4th Math 6 4 43 47 47 958 of 985
5th English 0 29 27 43 51 824 of 912
5th Math 2 12 37 49 51 880 of 912
5th Science 2 8 41 49 51 835 of 912
6th English 3 34 36 27 64 517 of 565
6th Math 9 11 34 46 65 531 of 565
7th English 0 35 45 20 71 420 of 464
7th Math 0 10 26 64 70 436 of 463
8th English 4 49 17 30 53 399 of 462
8th Math 8 25 23 44 52 346 of 462
8th Science 0 12 29 60 52 380 of 462

Dr. William R. Peck Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 6 0 of 565
6th Math 6 0 of 565
7th English 0 3 42 55 60 462 of 464
7th Math 0 0 5 95 60 460 of 463
8th English 3 28 31 38 116 453 of 462
8th Math 4 7 29 60 117 443 of 462
8th Science 0 2 24 74 115 438 of 462

John J. Lynch Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 1 14 40 44 70 559 of 565
6th Math 0 4 33 63 70 559 of 565
7th English 0 34 33 33 70 426 of 464
7th Math 0 7 23 70 70 442 of 463
8th English 1 40 35 24 75 434 of 462
8th Math 5 17 20 57 75 403 of 462
8th Science 1 8 25 65 75 393 of 462

Holyoke High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 6 52 35 7 269 283 of 349
10th Math 19 27 35 18 268 304 of 346
10th Science 1 19 60 20 262 297 of 340

Holyoke Intensive Prog
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 1 0 of 1,002
3rd Math 1 0 of 1,001
4th English 1 0 of 985
4th Math 1 0 of 985
6th English 5 0 of 565
6th Math 4 0 of 565
7th English 0 0 30 70 10 463 of 464
7th Math 9 0 of 463
8th English 0 10 10 80 10 459 of 462
8th Math 0 0 17 83 12 458 of 462
8th Science 0 0 20 80 10 445 of 462
10th English 1 0 of 349
10th Math 2 0 of 346
10th Science 1 0 of 340

William J. Dean Voc Tech High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 0 20 55 25 144 345 of 349
10th Math 4 20 40 36 139 334 of 346
10th Science 0 5 44 51 146 328 of 340