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Pittsfield Public Schools

These results for Pittsfield 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 10 41 38 11 463
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 25 35 27 13 463
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 3 33 50 14 421
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 13 31 40 16 420
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 8 47 37 8 466
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 15 27 29 29 466
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 10 29 45 17 466
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 8 52 28 12 458
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 17 30 28 25 463
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 5 50 34 11 451
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 6 32 33 28 453
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 9 56 24 11 486
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 12 25 32 32 488
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 0 24 48 27 486
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 14 44 36 6 449
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 26 31 33 11 439
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 8 40 40 12 410
  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.
Allendale
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 14 59 25 2 51 201 of 1,002
3rd Math 32 46 18 4 50 180 of 1,001
4th English 5 52 39 4 56 342 of 985
4th Math 11 50 32 7 56 272 of 985
5th English 8 52 35 4 48 487 of 912
5th Math 28 38 26 9 47 238 of 912
5th Science 9 36 53 2 47 515 of 912

Egremont
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 23 43 26 8 86 335 of 1,002
3rd Math 36 36 20 7 85 310 of 1,001
4th English 8 42 41 9 88 454 of 985
4th Math 14 34 40 13 88 502 of 985
5th English 11 51 35 4 83 456 of 912
5th Math 20 32 32 15 84 450 of 912
5th Science 12 35 45 8 84 491 of 912

Robert T. Capeless Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 6 50 39 6 36 521 of 1,002
3rd Math 25 33 39 3 36 592 of 1,001
4th English 0 31 64 6 36 731 of 985
4th Math 14 31 47 8 36 561 of 985
5th English 3 67 31 0 36 321 of 912
5th Math 0 31 53 17 36 739 of 912
5th Science 8 22 64 6 36 658 of 912

Morningside Community School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 2 28 47 23 60 857 of 1,002
3rd Math 3 20 47 30 60 951 of 1,001
4th English 0 12 53 35 49 923 of 985
4th Math 13 17 42 29 48 787 of 985
5th English 3 28 51 18 72 812 of 912
5th Math 7 19 29 44 72 785 of 912
5th Science 6 21 44 29 72 691 of 912

Crosby
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 2 32 42 25 57 822 of 1,002
3rd Math 7 36 29 28 58 812 of 1,001
4th English 0 26 64 11 47 788 of 985
4th Math 6 43 34 17 47 484 of 985
5th English 0 48 38 14 56 650 of 912
5th Math 4 20 18 59 56 811 of 912
5th Science 2 21 52 25 56 733 of 912

Stearns
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 11 41 30 19 37 588 of 1,002
3rd Math 27 41 19 14 37 396 of 1,001
4th English 3 59 22 16 32 265 of 985
4th Math 34 34 13 19 32 182 of 985
5th English 17 55 17 12 42 296 of 912
5th Math 36 31 14 19 42 221 of 912
5th Science 21 33 29 17 42 396 of 912

Williams
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 17 47 31 5 59 380 of 1,002
3rd Math 39 36 20 5 59 241 of 1,001
4th English 3 31 56 10 39 702 of 985
4th Math 18 33 41 8 39 452 of 985
5th English 16 58 18 8 62 253 of 912
5th Math 29 27 26 18 62 401 of 912
5th Science 23 47 21 10 62 174 of 912

Silvio O. Conte Community
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 43 57 0 56 734 of 1,002
3rd Math 29 41 20 11 56 351 of 1,001
4th English 0 19 59 22 58 864 of 985
4th Math 5 12 53 29 58 913 of 985
5th English 4 28 63 6 54 802 of 912
5th Math 2 19 43 37 54 835 of 912
5th Science 4 15 52 30 54 771 of 912

John T. Reid Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 6 51 27 15 213 399 of 565
6th Math 15 25 28 32 213 434 of 565
7th English 5 47 33 15 221 367 of 464
7th Math 3 31 33 33 218 318 of 463
8th English 9 53 26 13 207 361 of 462
8th Math 9 25 34 32 205 343 of 462
8th Science 0 25 48 27 206 315 of 462

Theodore Herberg Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 10 55 27 8 222 345 of 565
6th Math 21 34 29 17 223 301 of 565
7th English 4 55 34 7 214 331 of 464
7th Math 10 34 33 22 215 246 of 463
8th English 10 59 23 8 256 315 of 462
8th Math 15 27 30 28 257 293 of 462
8th Science 0 26 49 25 256 307 of 462

Pittsfield High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 19 38 34 9 229 288 of 349
10th Math 24 26 36 14 224 296 of 346
10th Science 10 34 41 16 210 240 of 340

Taconic High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 11 52 34 3 198 266 of 349
10th Math 29 38 28 5 195 234 of 346
10th Science 7 51 36 7 183 179 of 340