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Salem Public Schools

These results for Salem 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 35 38 18 326
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 17 34 27 22 327
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 3 32 45 19 343
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 12 23 42 23 347
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 10 48 32 10 346
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 19 29 28 24 347
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 12 30 43 14 346
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 6 46 31 17 277
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 17 23 26 34 278
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 3 50 35 11 321
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 4 23 34 39 321
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 4 55 29 12 284
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 10 24 25 40 285
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 1 24 38 38 285
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 13 48 33 6 280
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 25 33 27 15 284
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 3 39 49 10 237
  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.
Bates
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 6 35 39 20 51 749 of 1,002
3rd Math 14 37 20 29 51 722 of 1,001
4th English 0 18 57 25 56 874 of 985
4th Math 4 18 48 30 56 867 of 985
5th English 6 64 26 4 50 321 of 912
5th Math 28 36 26 10 50 264 of 912
5th Science 28 38 28 6 50 223 of 912

Bentley
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 8 39 24 29 38 677 of 1,002
3rd Math 18 39 21 21 38 615 of 1,001
4th English 0 19 60 21 43 864 of 985
4th Math 2 12 53 33 43 936 of 985
5th English 6 44 37 13 52 630 of 912
5th Math 15 23 35 27 52 657 of 912
5th Science 4 29 48 19 52 628 of 912

Carlton
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 8 32 52 8 25 759 of 1,002
3rd Math 13 33 33 21 24 781 of 1,001
4th English 5 23 55 18 22 766 of 985
4th Math 9 5 59 27 22 936 of 985
5th English 9 26 48 17 23 778 of 912
5th Math 22 13 39 26 23 697 of 912
5th Science 9 17 57 17 23 710 of 912

Federal Street
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 13 22 41 24 54 809 of 1,002
3rd Math 19 26 35 20 54 793 of 1,001
4th English 4 39 35 23 57 564 of 985
4th Math 14 25 39 23 57 657 of 985
5th English 2 42 42 15 55 699 of 912
5th Math 2 21 36 41 56 822 of 912
5th Science 2 18 61 20 56 758 of 912
6th English 2 38 45 15 55 504 of 565
6th Math 16 24 33 27 55 434 of 565
7th English 0 51 37 12 51 374 of 464
7th Math 4 24 39 33 51 358 of 463
8th English 9 61 20 11 46 306 of 462
8th Math 13 48 9 30 46 126 of 462
8th Science 2 35 30 33 46 227 of 462

Horace Mann Laboratory School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 3 47 31 19 36 617 of 1,002
3rd Math 14 31 39 17 36 793 of 1,001
4th English 7 41 36 16 44 483 of 985
4th Math 18 27 36 18 44 561 of 985
5th English 5 46 41 8 37 618 of 912
5th Math 22 41 19 19 37 276 of 912
5th Science 8 41 41 11 37 459 of 912

Saltonstall School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 4 49 38 9 47 574 of 1,002
3rd Math 21 47 17 15 47 396 of 1,001
4th English 4 46 39 11 46 454 of 985
4th Math 15 39 37 9 46 406 of 985
5th English 21 56 18 5 39 200 of 912
5th Math 31 31 23 15 39 290 of 912
5th Science 10 33 56 0 39 534 of 912
6th English 24 63 8 5 38 73 of 565
6th Math 50 24 18 8 38 112 of 565

Witchcraft Heights
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 22 33 40 5 55 533 of 1,002
3rd Math 25 31 29 15 55 635 of 1,001
4th English 5 41 44 10 61 520 of 985
4th Math 21 29 35 16 63 467 of 985
5th English 19 55 23 3 69 253 of 912
5th Math 26 36 25 13 69 290 of 912
5th Science 22 36 33 9 69 342 of 912

Collins Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 3 50 33 14 159 433 of 565
6th Math 11 25 27 36 158 463 of 565
7th English 4 52 34 10 250 348 of 464
7th Math 5 25 34 37 250 341 of 463
8th English 4 57 29 11 219 367 of 462
8th Math 11 21 29 40 219 353 of 462
8th Science 0 23 42 35 219 327 of 462

Salem High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 14 51 32 3 258 258 of 349
10th Math 27 34 27 11 259 269 of 346
10th Science 3 40 49 9 230 243 of 340