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Shirley Public Schools

These results for Shirley 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 59 28 7 58
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 36 43 12 9 58
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 1 26 56 17 70
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 17 36 36 11 70
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 2 51 38 9 53
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 9 37 31 22 54
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 6 41 48 6 54
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 9 65 20 6 69
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 16 26 28 29 68
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 5 55 39 2 66
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 9 36 38 17 66
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 10 68 20 2 60
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 25 33 23 18 60
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 2 33 50 15 60
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District -- -- -- -- --
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District -- -- -- -- --
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District -- -- -- -- --
  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.
Lura A. White
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 7 62 25 5 55 268 of 1,002
3rd Math 38 45 11 5 55 108 of 1,001
4th English 2 26 60 12 65 766 of 985
4th Math 18 38 35 8 65 372 of 985

Shirley Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 2 53 37 8 51 569 of 912
5th Math 10 39 31 20 51 501 of 912
5th Science 6 43 49 2 51 459 of 912
6th English 9 68 20 3 65 184 of 565
6th Math 17 28 28 28 65 390 of 565
7th English 5 55 39 2 66 323 of 464
7th Math 9 36 38 17 66 240 of 463
8th English 11 70 18 2 57 204 of 462
8th Math 26 35 23 16 57 126 of 462
8th Science 2 35 49 14 57 227 of 462