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Reading Public Schools

These results for Reading 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 23 46 27 5 390
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 23 38 30 9 390
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 8 55 34 3 337
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 25 38 33 4 338
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 18 58 21 3 358
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 37 37 21 6 356
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 16 43 38 3 356
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 22 62 14 3 353
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 38 36 21 5 353
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 30 61 6 2 362
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 33 42 17 7 366
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 27 64 8 1 320
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 40 35 20 6 318
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 9 59 26 5 318
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 34 53 12 1 316
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 62 25 10 3 320
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 21 62 15 3 312
  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.
Alice M. Barrows
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 29 46 23 3 70 166 of 1,002
3rd Math 31 43 23 3 70 269 of 1,001
4th English 13 58 28 1 71 152 of 985
4th Math 39 39 20 1 71 80 of 985
5th English 22 55 23 0 64 200 of 912
5th Math 41 31 22 6 64 153 of 912
5th Science 17 42 41 0 64 325 of 912

Birch Meadow
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 18 31 40 10 67 643 of 1,002
3rd Math 24 25 37 13 67 749 of 1,001
4th English 1 46 42 10 71 501 of 985
4th Math 19 31 39 11 72 467 of 985
5th English 17 65 16 1 69 131 of 912
5th Math 32 38 28 3 69 178 of 912
5th Science 12 45 38 6 69 355 of 912

Joshua Eaton
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 21 48 29 2 104 268 of 1,002
3rd Math 20 46 27 7 104 437 of 1,001
4th English 5 62 34 0 65 207 of 985
4th Math 28 38 34 0 65 209 of 985
5th English 19 62 17 1 93 147 of 912
5th Math 34 41 23 2 93 115 of 912
5th Science 16 37 46 1 93 408 of 912

J. Warren Killam
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 26 53 19 3 80 116 of 1,002
3rd Math 19 33 38 11 80 697 of 1,001
4th English 20 48 31 2 65 192 of 985
4th Math 28 43 26 3 65 149 of 985
5th English 22 55 19 3 67 200 of 912
5th Math 37 34 21 7 67 161 of 912
5th Science 27 40 31 1 67 217 of 912

Wood End Elementary School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 24 46 24 6 63 255 of 1,002
3rd Math 25 41 25 8 63 437 of 1,001
4th English 3 65 32 0 60 192 of 985
4th Math 13 42 45 0 60 388 of 985
5th English 11 58 31 0 55 342 of 912
5th Math 49 42 5 4 55 7 of 912
5th Science 11 60 27 2 55 155 of 912

Arthur W. Coolidge Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 26 60 12 2 150 81 of 565
6th Math 47 37 12 4 150 22 of 565
7th English 36 56 6 3 151 34 of 464
7th Math 34 44 15 7 151 22 of 463
8th English 40 54 5 2 133 34 of 462
8th Math 47 30 20 4 132 40 of 462
8th Science 12 53 30 5 132 50 of 462

Walter S. Parker Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 19 65 15 1 196 108 of 565
6th Math 33 36 28 4 196 154 of 565
7th English 27 66 6 1 206 25 of 464
7th Math 34 41 20 5 208 43 of 463
8th English 18 72 9 1 185 85 of 462
8th Math 35 38 21 7 185 54 of 462
8th Science 8 64 23 5 185 24 of 462

Reading Memorial High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 35 54 12 0 309 78 of 349
10th Math 63 25 10 2 312 61 of 346
10th Science 21 62 15 2 305 45 of 340