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Northampton Public Schools

These results for Northampton 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 16 41 31 12 222
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 21 32 25 22 222
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 6 31 46 17 202
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 12 19 46 23 205
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 21 54 21 4 206
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 21 29 38 13 208
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 15 35 42 8 208
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 15 55 20 9 188
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 12 33 29 26 189
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 17 57 19 6 229
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 17 25 25 33 232
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 26 56 16 3 218
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 19 27 24 30 220
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 5 45 36 15 220
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 27 61 10 2 214
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 58 25 11 6 214
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 19 56 21 4 196
  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.
Bridge Street
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 9 42 38 11 53 606 of 1,002
3rd Math 15 31 23 31 52 781 of 1,001
4th English 4 22 56 18 45 788 of 985
4th Math 4 11 55 30 47 930 of 985
5th English 18 57 20 4 49 230 of 912
5th Math 10 34 46 10 50 566 of 912
5th Science 4 30 56 10 50 619 of 912

Jackson Street
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 19 37 31 13 68 521 of 1,002
3rd Math 24 24 29 24 68 763 of 1,001
4th English 7 40 33 20 55 501 of 985
4th Math 19 23 42 16 57 608 of 985
5th English 31 56 13 0 52 63 of 912
5th Math 31 19 37 13 52 481 of 912
5th Science 35 37 25 4 52 144 of 912

Leeds
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 13 44 29 13 45 505 of 1,002
3rd Math 22 40 24 13 45 514 of 1,001
4th English 7 33 50 9 54 613 of 985
4th Math 9 26 46 19 54 726 of 985
5th English 10 57 27 6 49 374 of 912
5th Math 18 31 37 14 49 501 of 912
5th Science 18 45 31 6 49 265 of 912

R. K. Finn Ryan Road
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 28 44 23 5 43 216 of 1,002
3rd Math 26 47 16 12 43 291 of 1,001
4th English 5 26 49 21 39 731 of 985
4th Math 15 13 41 31 39 809 of 985
5th English 22 48 24 6 54 321 of 912
5th Math 24 33 30 13 54 378 of 912
5th Science 4 28 56 13 54 637 of 912

John F. Kennedy Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 16 56 21 7 175 256 of 565
6th Math 13 34 28 25 175 378 of 565
7th English 18 58 19 5 221 189 of 464
7th Math 18 26 25 32 221 246 of 463
8th English 26 55 16 3 213 204 of 462
8th Math 20 27 25 29 213 253 of 462
8th Science 5 46 35 14 213 129 of 462

Northampton High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 27 61 11 2 209 87 of 349
10th Math 57 26 11 6 209 101 of 346
10th Science 19 56 21 4 192 79 of 340