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Lawrence Public Schools

These results for Lawrence 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 4 21 47 28 938
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 12 32 30 26 935
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 2 22 47 28 899
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 11 22 41 26 904
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 2 20 54 24 859
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 4 12 35 49 866
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 2 11 51 36 865
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 3 29 43 25 944
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 5 16 30 49 952
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 2 36 44 18 1005
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 2 11 26 61 1009
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 2 45 35 18 986
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 4 15 26 55 990
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 0 7 35 58 986
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 5 32 44 19 747
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 10 20 31 39 734
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 0 6 46 47 624
  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.
South Lawrence East Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 4 21 51 25 126 902 of 1,002
3rd Math 19 33 27 21 126 697 of 1,001
4th English 3 19 52 26 109 839 of 985
4th Math 9 28 40 22 109 682 of 985

Arlington Elementary School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 3 17 52 28 93 936 of 1,002
3rd Math 3 31 46 20 90 884 of 1,001
4th English 0 6 46 49 90 956 of 985
4th Math 4 9 47 40 90 944 of 985

Alexander B. Bruce
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 2 14 43 41 63 961 of 1,002
3rd Math 3 21 35 41 63 942 of 1,001
4th English 0 29 43 28 72 750 of 985
4th Math 3 18 41 38 73 877 of 985
5th English 0 19 65 15 72 874 of 912
5th Math 1 11 36 52 73 887 of 912
5th Science 4 7 47 42 73 828 of 912
6th English 0 36 42 22 73 521 of 565
6th Math 1 19 33 47 73 531 of 565
7th English 9 36 35 20 89 397 of 464
7th Math 3 16 38 43 89 402 of 463
8th English 4 51 29 16 89 390 of 462
8th Math 6 14 30 51 88 416 of 462
8th Science 0 7 40 53 89 402 of 462

South Lawrence East Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 0 21 50 30 101 863 of 912
5th Math 5 6 32 57 100 892 of 912
5th Science 6 9 48 37 100 800 of 912
6th English 1 17 44 38 131 557 of 565
6th Math 1 5 30 64 132 557 of 565
7th English 0 38 45 18 119 413 of 464
7th Math 1 4 24 71 118 449 of 463
8th English 1 40 38 21 120 434 of 462
8th Math 4 12 23 60 121 427 of 462
8th Science 0 6 31 63 121 411 of 462

Arlington Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 0 10 59 30 86 904 of 912
5th Math 2 6 37 55 87 901 of 912
5th Science 0 7 52 41 86 861 of 912
6th English 0 25 48 26 106 549 of 565
6th Math 0 13 23 63 104 549 of 565
7th English 1 30 52 18 118 436 of 464
7th Math 1 9 29 62 115 436 of 463
8th English 0 30 44 25 106 454 of 462
8th Math 0 7 21 71 108 453 of 462
8th Science 0 1 20 79 107 441 of 462

Robert Frost
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 8 27 49 15 91 809 of 1,002
3rd Math 24 40 20 16 90 475 of 1,001
4th English 2 31 41 26 97 712 of 985
4th Math 15 30 37 18 98 561 of 985
5th English 3 27 59 10 96 819 of 912
5th Math 6 23 38 33 97 756 of 912
5th Science 1 8 64 27 97 841 of 912
6th English 3 40 43 14 98 491 of 565
6th Math 11 26 34 30 98 461 of 565
7th English 2 46 40 12 94 386 of 464
7th Math 2 21 32 45 94 383 of 463
8th English 4 51 35 10 110 390 of 462
8th Math 7 26 28 38 110 346 of 462
8th Science 0 24 53 24 110 319 of 462

Gerard A. Guilmette
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 2 15 40 43 102 957 of 1,002
3rd Math 10 34 33 22 99 803 of 1,001
4th English 1 22 48 29 113 823 of 985
4th Math 14 20 45 20 113 745 of 985

Guilmette Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 2 12 58 28 116 894 of 912
5th Math 3 10 39 48 115 884 of 912
5th Science 1 14 51 34 115 800 of 912
6th English 2 18 48 33 101 556 of 565
6th Math 3 16 30 51 101 535 of 565
7th English 0 29 52 19 126 442 of 464
7th Math 2 9 27 61 127 432 of 463
8th English 2 50 28 20 129 405 of 462
8th Math 1 18 29 52 128 422 of 462
8th Science 0 4 42 54 127 426 of 462

Parthum Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 2 30 47 21 110 802 of 912
5th Math 6 19 35 40 110 799 of 912
5th Science 5 15 54 27 110 758 of 912
6th English 6 34 44 17 107 504 of 565
6th Math 7 20 33 39 108 504 of 565
7th English 7 46 36 11 126 362 of 464
7th Math 3 12 25 60 126 419 of 463
8th English 6 57 33 5 107 357 of 462
8th Math 6 14 27 53 107 416 of 462
8th Science 0 7 42 51 107 402 of 462

Francis M. Leahy
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 1 26 53 21 78 888 of 1,002
3rd Math 6 38 31 24 78 803 of 1,001
4th English 0 42 43 15 60 580 of 985
4th Math 24 41 29 7 59 228 of 985
5th English 7 28 52 13 54 778 of 912
5th Math 6 13 30 52 54 856 of 912
5th Science 9 13 52 26 54 743 of 912

James F. Leonard
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 1 38 40 20 99 510 of 565
6th Math 3 26 33 39 98 497 of 565
7th English 0 29 51 20 95 442 of 464
7th Math 0 15 21 64 95 419 of 463
8th English 2 48 32 18 118 410 of 462
8th Math 3 18 30 50 118 413 of 462
8th Science 0 2 21 77 118 438 of 462

Henry K. Oliver
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 7 13 67 13 60 936 of 1,002
3rd Math 7 30 33 30 60 862 of 1,001
4th English 6 23 46 25 52 750 of 985
4th Math 9 19 34 38 53 809 of 985
5th English 2 12 50 37 60 894 of 912
5th Math 0 3 40 57 60 909 of 912
5th Science 0 8 47 45 60 849 of 912
6th English 9 27 40 24 70 521 of 565
6th Math 7 10 21 61 70 542 of 565
7th English 0 51 36 14 59 374 of 464
7th Math 2 2 15 82 60 451 of 463
8th English 0 53 33 14 66 399 of 462
8th Math 3 23 21 53 66 386 of 462
8th Science 0 22 37 42 65 333 of 462

Edward F. Parthum
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 2 19 52 28 116 926 of 1,002
3rd Math 12 31 28 28 116 812 of 1,001
4th English 4 20 52 25 130 815 of 985
4th Math 15 17 42 25 126 767 of 985

John K. Tarbox
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 4 26 36 34 53 857 of 1,002
3rd Math 11 28 19 42 53 846 of 1,001
4th English 0 23 51 26 39 823 of 985
4th Math 3 26 46 26 39 798 of 985
5th English 0 18 64 18 39 877 of 912
5th Math 5 15 38 43 40 845 of 912
5th Science 0 18 53 30 40 777 of 912

Emily G. Wetherbee
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 7 28 42 23 69 809 of 1,002
3rd Math 22 38 29 12 69 555 of 1,001
4th English 4 21 63 12 52 806 of 985
4th Math 8 29 50 13 52 682 of 985
5th English 4 36 45 15 47 732 of 912
5th Math 13 22 30 35 46 697 of 912
5th Science 0 7 50 43 46 861 of 912
6th English 6 40 37 17 63 471 of 565
6th Math 13 28 33 27 64 425 of 565
7th English 0 41 43 16 61 404 of 464
7th Math 2 14 29 56 63 416 of 463
8th English 4 41 36 20 56 419 of 462
8th Math 9 18 29 45 56 381 of 462
8th Science 0 5 43 52 56 422 of 462

Business Management & Finance High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 4 35 43 19 84 326 of 349
10th Math 8 16 28 48 83 334 of 346
10th Science 0 5 36 60 84 328 of 340

Health & Human Services High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 6 33 48 14 80 326 of 349
10th Math 21 12 25 42 73 326 of 346
10th Science 0 10 47 43 77 317 of 340

Humanities & Leadership Development High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 9 44 36 11 136 294 of 349
10th Math 12 27 34 27 130 321 of 346
10th Science 0 8 60 32 127 320 of 340

Math Science & Technology High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 8 41 42 10 101 307 of 349
10th Math 25 28 24 24 93 291 of 346
10th Science 1 9 50 40 101 317 of 340

International High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 1 16 50 33 137 346 of 349
10th Math 4 16 29 51 138 342 of 346
10th Science 0 5 39 56 95 328 of 340

Performing & Fine Arts High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 2 40 46 13 96 317 of 349
10th Math 3 20 41 36 100 337 of 346
10th Science 0 3 56 41 78 332 of 340

High School Learning Center
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 6 0 of 349
10th Math 5 0 of 346
10th Science 0 0 8 92 12 336 of 340

School for Exceptional Studies
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 18 18 65 17 952 of 1,002
3rd Math 0 22 11 67 18 959 of 1,001
4th English 0 4 36 60 25 965 of 985
4th Math 4 20 24 52 25 853 of 985
5th English 8 0 of 912
5th Math 8 0 of 912
5th Science 8 0 of 912
6th English 0 27 41 32 22 545 of 565
6th Math 14 27 32 27 22 425 of 565
7th English 0 13 39 48 23 459 of 464
7th Math 0 17 17 65 23 412 of 463
8th English 0 8 46 46 13 461 of 462
8th Math 0 0 8 92 13 458 of 462
8th Science 0 0 15 85 13 445 of 462
10th English 6 17 50 28 18 343 of 349
10th Math 0 21 37 42 19 341 of 346