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Westwood Public Schools

These results for Westwood 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 29 48 21 2 256
  State 14 41 33 11 70,282
Mathematics District 38 40 19 4 256
  State 25 36 25 14 70,397
  Grade 4
English District 22 61 14 3 222
  State 8 41 39 13 71,159
Mathematics District 37 41 20 2 222
  State 20 29 38 13 71,454
  Grade 5
English District 36 51 10 3 259
  State 13 48 30 9 70,644
Mathematics District 40 39 15 6 261
  State 22 30 30 17 70,748
Science & Tech District 35 39 23 3 261
  State 17 33 38 12 70,689
  Grade 6
English District 36 54 9 1 221
  State 15 52 24 8 71,572
Mathematics District 28 44 23 5 220
  State 23 33 26 18 71,678
  Grade 7
English District 32 60 6 2 238
  State 12 57 23 8 72,782
Mathematics District 33 41 21 6 238
  State 15 32 29 24 73,167
  Grade 8
English District 19 73 6 2 227
  State 12 63 18 7 73,267
Mathematics District 21 44 25 10 228
  State 19 30 27 24 73,367
Science & Tech District 3 58 33 6 227
  State 3 36 39 22 73,205
  Grade 10
English District 55 39 5 0 203
  State 24 51 21 4 71,478
Mathematics District 72 21 5 1 202
  State 43 29 19 9 71,176
Science & Tech District 31 56 11 3 190
  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.
Deerfield
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 42 45 11 3 38 22 of 1,002
3rd Math 58 37 3 3 38 6 of 1,001
4th English 28 68 4 0 47 1 of 985
4th Math 36 51 13 0 47 14 of 985
5th English 38 47 6 9 47 93 of 912
5th Math 34 43 15 9 47 91 of 912
5th Science 40 34 17 9 47 123 of 912

Downey
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 20 47 29 4 55 311 of 1,002
3rd Math 24 45 22 9 55 378 of 1,001
4th English 0 62 31 7 45 265 of 985
4th Math 31 47 18 4 45 80 of 985
5th English 40 47 8 6 53 63 of 912
5th Math 49 28 21 2 53 91 of 912
5th Science 53 32 11 4 53 31 of 912

Paul Hanlon
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 29 59 12 0 49 20 of 1,002
3rd Math 41 41 16 2 49 124 of 1,001
4th English 23 73 5 0 22 1 of 985
4th Math 59 36 5 0 22 3 of 985
5th English 43 49 9 0 35 15 of 912
5th Math 26 54 11 9 35 66 of 912
5th Science 0 66 34 0 35 223 of 912

Martha Jones
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 28 44 25 3 64 216 of 1,002
3rd Math 36 36 27 2 64 310 of 1,001
4th English 29 57 12 2 51 17 of 985
4th Math 39 29 31 0 51 182 of 985
5th English 15 72 13 0 60 63 of 912
5th Math 27 48 22 3 60 115 of 912
5th Science 17 40 43 0 60 355 of 912

William E. Sheehan
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd Reading 34 43 23 0 47 136 of 1,002
3rd Math 36 38 21 4 47 269 of 1,001
4th English 28 53 14 5 57 50 of 985
4th Math 32 39 25 5 57 149 of 985
5th English 49 37 13 2 63 76 of 912
5th Math 58 29 5 8 65 23 of 912
5th Science 52 34 12 2 65 22 of 912

E. W. Thurston Middle School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 36 54 9 1 220 36 of 565
6th Math 28 44 23 5 219 127 of 565
7th English 33 60 6 1 233 25 of 464
7th Math 33 42 21 4 233 43 of 463
8th English 19 73 6 1 226 59 of 462
8th Math 21 44 25 10 227 108 of 462
8th Science 3 58 33 6 226 72 of 462

Westwood High School
Grade/
Subject
% Advanced % Proficient % Needs
improving
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 56 39 5 0 194 20 of 349
10th Math 74 21 5 1 193 15 of 346
10th Science 31 57 10 2 186 19 of 340