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Somerville Public Schools

These results for Somerville 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 33 43 15 371
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 19 32 31 18 372
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 2 29 48 21 308
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 12 26 40 22 310
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 8 35 39 18 307
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 17 27 34 22 306
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 8 25 49 19 306
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 6 39 37 19 325
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 13 23 33 31 327
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 4 50 31 15 317
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 5 21 36 37 318
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 7 61 21 11 350
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 14 22 29 36 353
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 2 21 45 32 351
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 19 46 27 8 290
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 26 31 27 16 300
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 7 34 44 15 288
  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.
Benjamin G. Brown
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 17 60 23 0 35 136 of 1,002
3rd Math 17 43 37 3 35 555 of 1,001
4th English 0 81 19 0 21 50 of 985
4th Math 48 24 29 0 21 135 of 985
5th English 11 42 42 5 19 595 of 912
5th Math 16 42 37 5 19 365 of 912
5th Science 11 32 58 0 19 534 of 912
6th English 30 37 22 11 27 324 of 565
6th Math 48 15 19 19 27 207 of 565

Arthur D. Healey
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 17 31 38 14 78 664 of 1,002
3rd Math 15 29 37 18 78 803 of 1,001
4th English 2 24 60 15 55 788 of 985
4th Math 5 25 49 20 55 787 of 985
5th English 12 34 41 12 58 671 of 912
5th Math 24 26 31 19 58 481 of 912
5th Science 7 36 48 9 58 534 of 912
6th English 7 48 30 15 60 418 of 565
6th Math 15 20 33 32 60 467 of 565
7th English 0 60 33 7 30 323 of 464
7th Math 3 20 27 50 30 383 of 463
8th English 8 63 16 13 38 297 of 462
8th Math 10 23 31 36 39 346 of 462
8th Science 0 19 57 24 37 347 of 462

John F. Kennedy
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 27 39 24 10 41 335 of 1,002
3rd Math 66 20 5 10 41 68 of 1,001
4th English 8 28 51 13 39 677 of 985
4th Math 13 26 46 15 39 657 of 985
5th English 10 49 29 12 41 510 of 912
5th Math 24 41 29 5 41 254 of 912
5th Science 7 37 41 15 41 524 of 912
6th English 6 32 30 32 47 515 of 565
6th Math 13 22 33 33 46 467 of 565
7th English 6 49 30 15 71 354 of 464
7th Math 11 32 35 21 71 258 of 463
8th English 9 51 23 16 74 373 of 462
8th Math 24 26 18 32 74 225 of 462
8th Science 1 27 45 27 75 293 of 462

Albert F. Argenziano School at Lincoln Park
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 4 38 42 16 55 742 of 1,002
3rd Math 11 42 27 20 55 680 of 1,001
4th English 0 8 53 39 38 946 of 985
4th Math 11 18 39 32 38 798 of 985
5th English 2 29 37 32 41 812 of 912
5th Math 15 12 39 34 41 774 of 912
5th Science 10 17 44 29 41 691 of 912
6th English 0 57 40 3 30 399 of 565
6th Math 10 43 37 10 30 321 of 565
7th English 5 65 24 5 37 251 of 464
7th Math 3 19 49 30 37 388 of 463
8th English 2 74 24 0 42 255 of 462
8th Math 5 31 31 33 42 327 of 462
8th Science 0 19 55 26 42 347 of 462

East Somerville Community School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 22 57 21 72 920 of 1,002
3rd Math 11 33 36 21 73 803 of 1,001
4th English 2 46 41 11 61 483 of 985
4th Math 23 32 32 13 62 388 of 985
5th English 15 41 25 20 61 558 of 912
5th Math 20 25 38 18 61 545 of 912
5th Science 10 28 49 13 61 585 of 912
6th English 4 37 46 14 57 502 of 565
6th Math 5 26 46 23 57 489 of 565
7th English 5 71 23 0 56 189 of 464
7th Math 7 21 54 18 57 358 of 463
8th English 13 83 3 0 60 16 of 462
8th Math 22 30 42 7 60 204 of 462
8th Science 7 27 53 13 60 247 of 462

West Somerville Neighborhood School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 13 34 41 13 32 677 of 1,002
3rd Math 28 28 38 6 32 635 of 1,001
4th English 4 21 61 14 28 806 of 985
4th Math 4 36 50 11 28 637 of 985
5th English 4 30 63 4 27 786 of 912
5th Math 11 33 33 22 27 566 of 912
5th Science 7 11 67 15 27 777 of 912
6th English 0 38 48 14 29 515 of 565
6th Math 14 34 21 31 29 369 of 565
7th English 0 58 39 3 33 338 of 464
7th Math 6 27 45 21 33 322 of 463
8th English 2 60 24 13 45 361 of 462
8th Math 9 16 31 44 45 393 of 462
8th Science 2 18 42 38 45 342 of 462

Winter Hill Community
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 0 22 58 20 45 920 of 1,002
3rd Math 7 33 29 31 45 838 of 1,001
4th English 0 22 45 33 51 839 of 985
4th Math 2 21 34 43 53 860 of 985
5th English 3 18 54 26 39 863 of 912
5th Math 5 26 39 29 38 739 of 912
5th Science 3 13 50 34 38 795 of 912
6th English 2 33 34 31 58 525 of 565
6th Math 10 14 31 46 59 517 of 565
7th English 6 29 33 32 66 420 of 464
7th Math 2 14 21 64 66 416 of 463
8th English 5 48 34 14 65 399 of 462
8th Math 9 11 26 54 65 416 of 462
8th Science 0 20 34 46 65 342 of 462

Next Wave Jr. High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
7th English 8 0 of 464
7th Math 5 0 of 463
8th English 8 0 of 462
8th Math 8 0 of 462
8th Science 8 0 of 462

Somerville High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 20 47 27 7 273 247 of 349
10th Math 27 33 27 13 280 271 of 346
10th Science 7 35 46 11 275 247 of 340

Full Circle High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 5 0 of 349
10th Math 6 0 of 346
10th Science 4 0 of 340