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Nantucket Public Schools

These results for Nantucket 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 36 38 22 97
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 11 24 28 37 98
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 2 32 53 13 93
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 12 28 46 14 93
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 19 44 31 6 84
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 12 25 47 16 85
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 14 34 45 7 85
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 13 57 25 5 87
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 19 38 27 16 86
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 12 58 25 5 81
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 3 33 36 29 80
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 7 64 23 6 101
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 14 31 29 27 101
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 2 32 47 19 100
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 26 49 23 2 97
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 47 28 20 5 97
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 9 43 32 16 87
  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.
Nantucket Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 4 36 37 22 94 759 of 1,002
3rd Math 12 24 27 37 94 869 of 1,001
4th English 2 33 52 13 92 690 of 985
4th Math 12 28 46 14 92 637 of 985
5th English 18 44 33 6 80 456 of 912
5th Math 10 26 46 18 80 685 of 912
5th Science 14 34 45 8 80 473 of 912

Cyrus Peirce School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 13 57 25 5 84 292 of 565
6th Math 18 38 27 17 84 289 of 565
7th English 13 59 25 4 80 233 of 464
7th Math 3 33 37 28 79 310 of 463
8th English 7 64 23 6 99 297 of 462
8th Math 14 30 28 27 99 275 of 462
8th Science 2 32 48 18 98 247 of 462

Nantucket High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 26 51 21 2 91 182 of 349
10th Math 49 29 19 3 91 147 of 346
10th Science 9 43 31 16 86 212 of 340