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Norwood Public Schools

These results for Norwood 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 11 44 33 13 236
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 24 37 23 16 238
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 7 44 40 9 249
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 20 33 37 10 251
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 9 48 37 7 273
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 16 30 36 17 274
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 15 31 43 11 274
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 14 53 27 6 287
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 19 38 26 17 287
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 14 62 22 2 284
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 15 33 32 20 285
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 11 70 16 3 244
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 18 34 25 23 244
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 2 38 43 16 243
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 32 48 19 1 279
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 39 30 24 8 280
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 12 44 38 7 258
  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.
Balch
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 9 40 37 14 43 643 of 1,002
3rd Math 33 30 19 19 43 493 of 1,001
4th English 7 42 44 7 45 467 of 985
4th Math 20 40 29 11 45 299 of 985
5th English 7 46 41 7 59 595 of 912
5th Math 10 34 37 19 59 566 of 912
5th Science 10 24 51 15 59 619 of 912

Cornelius M. Callahan
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 8 64 25 3 36 216 of 1,002
3rd Math 33 47 17 3 36 156 of 1,001
4th English 19 47 33 2 43 214 of 985
4th Math 23 40 28 9 43 247 of 985
5th English 16 57 23 5 44 267 of 912
5th Math 32 39 25 5 44 161 of 912
5th Science 43 39 14 5 44 50 of 912

F. A. Cleveland
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 14 41 33 11 63 533 of 1,002
3rd Math 11 38 33 17 63 749 of 1,001
4th English 5 38 49 8 65 564 of 985
4th Math 12 35 45 8 65 512 of 985
5th English 13 48 34 5 62 471 of 912
5th Math 23 35 35 6 62 365 of 912
5th Science 11 34 47 8 62 515 of 912

John P. Oldham
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 7 49 30 14 43 521 of 1,002
3rd Math 14 47 26 14 43 535 of 1,001
4th English 2 33 48 17 48 690 of 985
4th Math 21 23 42 15 48 574 of 985
5th English 2 45 51 2 49 665 of 912
5th Math 4 22 49 24 49 785 of 912
5th Science 4 31 49 16 49 611 of 912

Charles J. Prescott
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 10 35 40 15 40 703 of 1,002
3rd Math 34 29 17 20 41 493 of 1,001
4th English 5 73 18 5 40 80 of 985
4th Math 30 33 35 3 40 247 of 985
5th English 9 49 32 11 47 531 of 912
5th Math 19 23 34 23 47 601 of 912
5th Science 15 30 45 11 47 515 of 912

Dr. Philip O. Coakley Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 14 54 27 5 278 313 of 565
6th Math 19 39 25 16 279 269 of 565
7th English 15 63 20 2 272 162 of 464
7th Math 16 34 33 18 273 192 of 463
8th English 12 72 15 1 227 169 of 462
8th Math 20 35 26 19 226 174 of 462
8th Science 3 40 44 12 225 191 of 462

Norwood High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 33 50 17 0 258 124 of 349
10th Math 41 30 23 6 258 205 of 346
10th Science 12 45 38 5 249 185 of 340