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Norwell Public Schools

These results for Norwell 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 33 45 20 2 216
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 36 40 19 6 216
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 21 59 18 2 180
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 24 43 31 2 180
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 25 62 13 1 183
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 45 29 23 3 183
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 42 37 20 1 183
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 37 54 8 1 174
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 47 38 10 5 174
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 25 65 9 1 178
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 22 45 24 9 180
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 31 61 6 2 153
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 34 35 24 7 153
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 3 50 39 8 153
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 46 48 5 1 176
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 73 23 3 1 176
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 33 49 17 1 162
  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.
Grace Farrar Cole
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 35 46 19 0 98 85 of 1,002
3rd Math 45 41 12 2 98 68 of 1,001
4th English 22 65 14 0 93 12 of 985
4th Math 32 45 23 0 93 85 of 985
5th English 18 70 11 1 82 51 of 912
5th Math 43 38 18 1 82 58 of 912
5th Science 41 35 22 1 82 103 of 912

William G. Vinal
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 32 45 21 3 114 136 of 1,002
3rd Math 29 39 24 8 114 396 of 1,001
4th English 20 54 24 1 83 116 of 985
4th Math 17 40 41 2 83 353 of 985
5th English 30 57 13 0 99 63 of 912
5th Math 48 21 26 4 99 193 of 912
5th Science 42 37 19 1 99 78 of 912

Norwell Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 37 54 8 1 171 27 of 565
6th Math 48 39 10 4 171 12 of 565
7th English 25 66 9 0 177 40 of 464
7th Math 22 46 25 8 178 71 of 463
8th English 32 61 5 2 152 46 of 462
8th Math 34 35 24 7 152 85 of 462
8th Science 3 51 38 8 152 116 of 462

Norwell High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 47 48 5 0 168 20 of 349
10th Math 73 23 4 0 169 9 of 346
10th Science 34 50 17 0 161 36 of 340