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Palmer Public Schools

These results for Palmer 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 7 38 40 15 133
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 11 41 28 20 133
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 4 23 52 21 158
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 11 32 41 15 157
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 7 49 36 8 138
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 8 24 42 26 139
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 6 40 45 9 139
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 17 53 23 8 160
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 15 36 28 21 159
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 5 54 34 8 170
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 10 31 34 25 172
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 5 58 27 9 195
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 8 27 32 32 194
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 0 31 49 19 196
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 19 53 24 4 135
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 41 25 29 5 135
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 9 44 38 9 126
  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.
Old Mill Pond
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 7 38 40 16 129 703 of 1,002
3rd Math 12 41 27 20 128 680 of 1,001
4th English 5 23 53 20 152 766 of 985
4th Math 12 34 42 13 151 539 of 985

Converse Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 8 50 36 7 132 531 of 912
5th Math 8 24 44 23 132 730 of 912
5th Science 7 39 46 8 132 500 of 912
6th English 18 54 21 8 153 256 of 565
6th Math 16 38 28 18 152 314 of 565
7th English 5 55 33 8 163 323 of 464
7th Math 10 33 33 23 163 258 of 463

Palmer High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
8th English 6 62 25 7 174 326 of 462
8th Math 9 28 34 29 175 322 of 462
8th Science 0 32 53 15 175 265 of 462
10th English 20 56 21 3 126 194 of 349
10th Math 44 26 27 3 126 218 of 346
10th Science 9 46 38 7 123 194 of 340