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Taunton Public Schools

These results for Taunton 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 11 46 33 10 644
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 28 39 21 12 648
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 5 44 37 14 628
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 25 31 30 13 629
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 13 47 31 10 644
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 23 29 32 16 646
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 15 31 38 16 645
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 11 53 26 10 665
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 20 29 30 22 664
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 8 57 26 9 678
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 10 24 35 31 678
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 9 62 22 8 678
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 11 31 27 31 681
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 2 26 42 30 680
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 19 50 23 8 447
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 39 28 21 13 446
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 8 49 29 14 382
  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.
Edmund Hatch Bennett
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 11 47 34 8 79 485 of 1,002
3rd Math 25 35 24 15 79 555 of 1,001
4th English 4 52 31 13 77 359 of 985
4th Math 36 25 29 10 77 272 of 985

Joseph C. Chamberlain
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 10 50 26 14 104 455 of 1,002
3rd Math 34 42 13 11 104 219 of 1,001
4th English 10 38 32 20 117 483 of 985
4th Math 27 29 24 20 115 372 of 985

East Taunton Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 15 54 21 10 117 268 of 1,002
3rd Math 41 34 13 12 117 241 of 1,001
4th English 4 48 32 16 117 418 of 985
4th Math 24 37 22 17 117 272 of 985

Elizabeth Pole
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 12 37 40 10 89 643 of 1,002
3rd Math 25 35 28 12 89 555 of 1,001
4th English 1 39 51 9 92 613 of 985
4th Math 22 35 35 8 93 353 of 985

Hopewell
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 8 65 27 0 63 201 of 1,002
3rd Math 32 42 25 2 65 269 of 1,001
4th English 17 59 22 2 59 96 of 985
4th Math 32 53 15 0 60 24 of 985

Joseph H. Martin
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 15 60 20 4 182 230 of 912
5th Math 30 30 31 8 181 325 of 912
5th Science 29 35 29 7 181 249 of 912
6th English 8 61 23 8 185 304 of 565
6th Math 20 32 31 17 185 330 of 565
7th English 2 71 24 3 175 220 of 464
7th Math 11 31 38 19 175 267 of 463
8th English 9 71 14 6 163 215 of 462
8th Math 12 43 22 23 164 174 of 462
8th Science 0 30 49 21 164 278 of 462

Lowell M. Maxham
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 9 45 42 3 33 554 of 1,002
3rd Math 26 38 24 12 34 475 of 1,001
4th English 0 37 53 11 38 663 of 985
4th Math 13 24 53 11 38 682 of 985

James L. Mulcahey
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 3 39 40 18 117 721 of 912
5th Math 18 27 30 25 117 545 of 912
5th Science 8 30 36 26 117 585 of 912
6th English 12 42 31 15 119 426 of 565
6th Math 14 29 31 26 119 407 of 565
7th English 1 56 35 8 105 342 of 464
7th Math 4 18 43 35 105 388 of 463
8th English 2 50 38 10 127 405 of 462
8th Math 5 20 32 43 127 393 of 462
8th Science 0 14 37 49 127 369 of 462

Edward F. Leddy
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 16 46 30 8 37 423 of 1,002
3rd Math 22 41 35 3 37 493 of 1,001
4th English 0 40 35 25 20 613 of 985
4th Math 0 35 40 25 20 726 of 985

H. H. Galligan
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 9 41 48 2 46 617 of 1,002
3rd Math 20 64 16 0 45 95 of 1,001
4th English 8 57 30 5 37 224 of 985
4th Math 65 22 14 0 37 14 of 985

Walker
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 16 34 37 13 38 617 of 1,002
3rd Math 21 45 18 16 38 437 of 1,001
4th English 0 36 58 6 33 677 of 985
4th Math 6 27 61 6 33 757 of 985

John F. Parker Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 11 38 43 9 93 642 of 912
5th Math 13 31 38 18 94 566 of 912
5th Science 6 28 42 24 93 619 of 912
6th English 8 51 33 9 104 388 of 565
6th Math 18 33 25 24 104 343 of 565
7th English 5 42 41 12 111 390 of 464
7th Math 5 23 28 45 111 358 of 463
8th English 6 57 30 7 109 357 of 462
8th Math 8 27 29 36 109 336 of 462
8th Science 0 13 47 40 109 371 of 462

Benjamin Friedman Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 18 49 26 6 213 374 of 912
5th Math 28 31 30 12 213 343 of 912
5th Science 13 35 44 8 213 473 of 912
6th English 16 57 20 6 216 238 of 565
6th Math 26 27 30 18 216 321 of 565
7th English 17 58 17 8 244 199 of 464
7th Math 16 26 34 24 244 267 of 463
8th English 15 68 13 4 236 180 of 462
8th Math 19 36 27 18 236 174 of 462
8th Science 5 40 41 14 236 169 of 462

Taunton High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 20 51 22 7 419 225 of 349
10th Math 41 28 21 11 419 221 of 346
10th Science 8 50 29 13 375 179 of 340