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Westport Public Schools

These results for Westport 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 16 47 33 5 129
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 38 45 13 4 129
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 3 42 44 11 136
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 21 36 33 10 136
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 8 44 38 9 149
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 17 34 33 16 149
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 21 40 26 12 149
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 10 55 24 11 163
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 23 30 30 17 164
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 7 54 34 6 158
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 11 36 34 19 159
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 12 70 13 5 179
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 17 31 30 21 179
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 2 36 50 12 179
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 11 57 27 5 133
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 31 31 28 10 130
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 7 31 49 13 132
  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.
Westport Elementary
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 16 48 32 5 126 380 of 1,002
3rd Math 39 45 13 3 126 95 of 1,001
4th English 3 43 43 11 129 520 of 985
4th Math 22 35 33 10 130 353 of 985

Westport Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
5th English 8 45 39 8 146 595 of 912
5th Math 18 34 33 14 145 450 of 912
5th Science 22 41 26 11 145 265 of 912
6th English 9 56 24 11 160 345 of 565
6th Math 23 31 30 16 160 314 of 565
7th English 7 54 34 5 157 316 of 464
7th Math 11 36 34 19 158 219 of 463
8th English 12 71 12 5 177 180 of 462
8th Math 18 32 30 21 177 225 of 462
8th Science 2 37 50 11 177 217 of 462

Westport High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 12 58 26 5 130 232 of 349
10th Math 31 30 29 10 127 269 of 346
10th Science 7 31 49 13 132 265 of 340