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New Bedford Public Schools

These results for New Bedford 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 6 32 47 16 1090
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 15 35 33 17 1088
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 2 26 53 20 1047
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 8 26 50 16 1064
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 3 34 47 16 943
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 10 25 42 24 947
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 5 23 53 19 947
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 3 41 42 14 920
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 14 30 30 26 916
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 2 36 43 19 980
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 3 18 33 46 994
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 3 50 34 13 1008
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 5 18 29 48 1009
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 0 12 40 48 1004
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 6 44 39 11 670
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 19 27 31 23 632
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 3 21 41 35 543
  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.
Charles S. Ashley
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 8 37 48 7 60 703 of 1,002
3rd Math 15 37 35 13 60 697 of 1,001
4th English 2 28 69 2 54 742 of 985
4th Math 11 35 50 4 54 539 of 985
5th English 2 49 44 4 45 618 of 912
5th Math 18 42 33 7 45 325 of 912
5th Science 4 27 62 7 45 649 of 912

Elizabeth Carter Brooks
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 6 31 43 20 35 787 of 1,002
3rd Math 11 49 26 14 35 555 of 1,001
4th English 3 28 60 10 40 731 of 985
4th Math 10 30 50 10 40 637 of 985
5th English 0 37 59 4 27 761 of 912
5th Math 7 41 48 4 27 510 of 912
5th Science 0 22 63 15 27 743 of 912

Elwyn G. Campbell
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 9 35 47 9 34 718 of 1,002
3rd Math 45 33 18 3 33 180 of 1,001
4th English 0 23 73 5 22 823 of 985
4th Math 9 27 59 5 22 705 of 985
5th English 4 44 52 0 27 650 of 912
5th Math 4 54 42 0 26 365 of 912
5th Science 0 46 50 4 26 500 of 912

James B. Congdon
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 7 26 56 12 43 829 of 1,002
3rd Math 2 30 42 26 43 901 of 1,001
4th English 0 6 69 26 35 956 of 985
4th Math 3 9 69 20 35 948 of 985
5th English 0 39 55 6 31 742 of 912
5th Math 6 35 45 13 31 614 of 912
5th Science 3 39 55 3 31 550 of 912

Sgt. William H. Carney Academy
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 6 27 51 16 88 829 of 1,002
3rd Math 17 41 33 9 88 592 of 1,001
4th English 0 38 49 13 93 647 of 985
4th Math 17 38 40 5 93 388 of 985
5th English 6 50 35 9 82 558 of 912
5th Math 25 25 41 8 83 481 of 912
5th Science 12 29 51 8 83 560 of 912

John B. Devalles
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 4 45 47 4 47 643 of 1,002
3rd Math 9 38 38 15 47 769 of 1,001
4th English 2 28 61 9 46 742 of 985
4th Math 0 17 66 17 47 913 of 985
5th English 0 45 31 24 29 683 of 912
5th Math 4 14 46 36 28 861 of 912
5th Science 0 14 61 25 28 812 of 912

George H. Dunbar
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 21 58 21 19 926 of 1,002
3rd Math 11 47 37 5 19 592 of 1,001
4th English 0 7 73 20 15 951 of 985
4th Math 0 13 80 7 15 944 of 985
5th English 7 29 50 14 14 771 of 912
5th Math 0 14 36 50 14 880 of 912
5th Science 0 7 43 50 14 861 of 912

Alfred J. Gomes
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 1 23 51 25 75 908 of 1,002
3rd Math 16 27 39 18 74 812 of 1,001
4th English 0 10 40 51 73 938 of 985
4th Math 5 12 53 29 73 913 of 985
5th English 2 12 55 31 49 894 of 912
5th Math 4 20 37 39 49 811 of 912
5th Science 4 14 59 22 49 777 of 912

John Hannigan
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 19 70 11 0 27 13 of 1,002
3rd Math 41 52 7 0 27 13 of 1,001
4th English 3 39 58 0 36 580 of 985
4th Math 6 44 47 3 36 467 of 985
5th English 5 38 55 3 40 711 of 912
5th Math 15 30 55 0 40 545 of 912
5th Science 3 25 65 8 40 678 of 912

Ellen R. Hathaway
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 6 41 43 10 49 677 of 1,002
3rd Math 18 31 41 10 49 749 of 1,001
4th English 0 41 41 18 34 596 of 985
4th Math 6 26 47 21 34 767 of 985
5th English 6 48 32 14 50 584 of 912
5th Math 16 22 38 24 50 657 of 912
5th Science 14 28 38 20 50 550 of 912

Hayden/McFadden
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 4 15 57 24 74 942 of 1,002
3rd Math 11 25 32 33 73 869 of 1,001
4th English 1 7 44 48 84 946 of 985
4th Math 1 20 60 19 84 877 of 985
5th English 0 11 49 40 73 902 of 912
5th Math 3 8 36 53 73 892 of 912
5th Science 0 8 45 47 73 849 of 912

Horatio A. Kempton
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 38 38 25 24 781 of 1,002
3rd Math 25 42 13 21 24 423 of 1,001
4th English 0 23 68 9 22 823 of 985
4th Math 5 32 55 9 22 682 of 985
5th English 0 36 64 0 11 771 of 912
5th Math 0 27 73 0 11 774 of 912
5th Science 0 9 55 36 11 841 of 912

Abraham Lincoln
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 3 26 59 12 34 868 of 1,002
3rd Math 9 40 40 11 35 749 of 1,001
4th English 6 18 73 3 33 815 of 985
4th Math 3 39 52 6 33 608 of 985
5th English 6 52 35 6 31 531 of 912
5th Math 3 43 50 3 30 536 of 912
5th Science 0 27 63 10 30 691 of 912

Carlos Pacheco School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 13 15 58 13 53 874 of 1,002
3rd Math 15 27 38 19 52 822 of 1,001
4th English 0 20 60 20 30 853 of 985
4th Math 3 17 63 17 30 886 of 985
5th English 0 24 61 15 33 850 of 912
5th Math 0 21 45 33 33 835 of 912
5th Science 6 24 61 9 33 658 of 912

Sarah D. Ottiwell
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 4 41 41 13 46 703 of 1,002
3rd Math 11 52 22 15 46 493 of 1,001
4th English 0 25 59 16 51 806 of 985
4th Math 10 20 51 20 51 787 of 985
5th English 2 36 52 10 42 750 of 912
5th Math 5 21 55 19 42 785 of 912
5th Science 2 21 52 24 42 733 of 912

John Avery Parker
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 3 19 46 32 63 920 of 1,002
3rd Math 5 17 39 39 64 959 of 1,001
4th English 2 19 56 24 54 848 of 985
4th Math 2 7 59 31 54 964 of 985
5th English 0 12 50 38 52 900 of 912
5th Math 2 12 38 48 52 880 of 912
5th Science 2 15 44 38 52 785 of 912

Phillips Avenue
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 41 53 6 17 749 of 1,002
3rd Math 6 59 24 12 17 457 of 1,001
4th English 0 11 41 48 27 930 of 985
4th Math 7 22 48 22 27 798 of 985
5th English 0 7 71 21 14 907 of 912
5th Math 0 43 36 21 14 585 of 912
5th Science 0 14 57 29 14 812 of 912

Casmir Pulaski
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 5 37 41 17 83 742 of 1,002
3rd Math 11 45 31 13 83 635 of 1,001
4th English 5 44 38 13 95 467 of 985
4th Math 23 40 27 9 99 247 of 985
5th English 5 36 45 14 85 727 of 912
5th Math 13 26 43 18 88 643 of 912
5th Science 6 34 48 13 88 571 of 912

Thomas R. Rodman
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 11 16 42 32 19 888 of 1,002
3rd Math 5 32 42 21 19 862 of 1,001
4th English 0 23 50 27 22 823 of 985
4th Math 5 27 55 14 22 767 of 985
5th English 5 45 41 9 22 630 of 912
5th Math 9 9 45 36 22 861 of 912
5th Science 5 23 45 27 22 678 of 912

Jireh Swift
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 32 58 11 38 837 of 1,002
3rd Math 3 29 45 24 38 901 of 1,001
4th English 0 29 53 18 34 750 of 985
4th Math 0 24 47 29 34 853 of 985
5th English 0 28 66 7 29 831 of 912
5th Math 10 14 41 34 29 811 of 912
5th Science 3 14 72 10 29 785 of 912

William H. Taylor
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 7 52 37 4 27 465 of 1,002
3rd Math 41 37 15 7 27 180 of 1,001
4th English 6 45 43 6 49 441 of 985
4th Math 18 39 37 6 49 353 of 985
5th English 5 45 43 8 40 630 of 912
5th Math 25 30 43 3 40 410 of 912
5th Science 10 35 53 3 40 515 of 912

Betsey B. Winslow
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 33 49 18 0 49 73 of 1,002
3rd Math 27 27 35 12 49 669 of 1,001
4th English 0 41 57 3 37 596 of 985
4th Math 11 38 46 5 37 484 of 985
5th English 13 67 17 3 30 162 of 912
5th Math 27 37 23 13 30 264 of 912
5th Science 23 27 47 3 30 441 of 912

Keith Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 2 40 45 13 324 495 of 565
6th Math 12 26 34 28 324 453 of 565
7th English 1 28 49 22 353 442 of 464
7th Math 3 16 34 47 359 402 of 463
8th English 3 53 34 10 317 387 of 462
8th Math 6 17 29 48 317 400 of 462
8th Science 0 11 42 47 315 385 of 462

Normandin Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 3 43 40 13 299 471 of 565
6th Math 15 29 33 24 298 398 of 565
7th English 3 53 33 11 323 348 of 464
7th Math 4 26 30 40 323 341 of 463
8th English 3 48 36 13 379 407 of 462
8th Math 5 17 27 51 380 403 of 462
8th Science 0 13 39 47 380 371 of 462

Roosevelt Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 4 44 38 14 241 462 of 565
6th Math 19 37 25 19 241 289 of 565
7th English 1 32 46 20 225 428 of 464
7th Math 2 18 38 42 223 400 of 463
8th English 2 58 27 13 231 373 of 462
8th Math 7 24 34 35 232 357 of 462
8th Science 0 15 44 41 232 366 of 462

New Bedford High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 7 46 39 9 609 294 of 349
10th Math 20 28 30 21 580 302 of 346
10th Science 3 21 41 34 531 288 of 340

West Side Jr.-Sr. High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
7th English 2 0 of 464
7th Math 5 0 of 463
8th English 0 6 63 31 16 462 of 462
8th Math 0 0 8 92 13 458 of 462
8th Science 0 9 0 91 11 393 of 462
10th English 7 0 of 349
10th Math 4 0 of 346