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Northbridge Public Schools

These results for Northbridge 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 12 50 28 11 180
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 21 41 29 9 178
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 5 32 51 12 186
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 20 24 43 14 187
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 18 54 22 7 200
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 25 33 27 16 200
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 39 37 21 4 200
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 14 55 26 5 191
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 24 34 29 13 192
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 21 55 18 6 195
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 14 29 35 22 198
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 13 73 10 4 190
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 24 25 34 17 191
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 2 42 41 15 189
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 24 53 19 4 168
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 35 31 26 8 166
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 6 50 33 10 155
  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.
W. Edward Balmer
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 11 51 28 10 100 423 of 1,002
3rd Math 25 38 28 10 101 493 of 1,001
4th English 7 45 39 10 101 418 of 985
4th Math 26 32 32 11 101 337 of 985

Northbridge Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 14 50 27 9 74 380 of 1,002
3rd Math 18 48 28 6 71 437 of 1,001
4th English 3 16 65 16 75 864 of 985
4th Math 14 14 55 16 76 809 of 985

Northbridge Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 19 55 21 6 194 253 of 912
5th Math 25 34 27 14 194 343 of 912
5th Science 40 37 21 3 194 96 of 912
6th English 15 57 24 4 181 256 of 565
6th Math 25 35 28 11 181 242 of 565
7th English 21 56 18 5 186 177 of 464
7th Math 14 30 35 21 188 246 of 463
8th English 14 73 9 4 183 130 of 462
8th Math 25 26 34 15 183 217 of 462
8th Science 2 43 41 14 182 169 of 462

Northbridge High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 25 53 19 3 166 172 of 349
10th Math 36 32 26 7 163 225 of 346
10th Science 6 51 33 10 154 185 of 340