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Acton Public Schools

These results for Acton Public Schools, released in September 2009, are for the MCAS exams taken in the spring of 2009. Source: Massachusetts Department of Education.

DISTRICT SUMMARY

Grade 3

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 20 54 24 2 351
  State 12 45 33 10 70,675
Mathematics District 29 47 20 5 352
  State 20 40 25 15 70,791

Grade 4

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 26 53 16 5 387
  State 12 42 35 11 70,471
Mathematics District 29 42 25 4 388
  State 16 32 41 11 70,709

Grade 5

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 30 57 12 1 406
  State 15 48 29 8 71,661
Mathematics District 43 40 13 5 405
  State 22 32 29 18 71,793
Science & Tech District 39 40 19 2 405
  State 17 32 39 12 71,686

Grade 6

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 37 53 8 2 388
  State 16 50 24 9 70,999
Mathematics District 54 31 11 3 388
  State 24 33 27 16 71,085

SCHOOL-BY-SCHOOL RESULTS

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.

Merriam

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 23 44 34 0 71 344 of 980
3rd Math 40 35 19 6 72 224 of 981
4th English 11 65 18 7 85 139 of 967
4th Math 18 45 34 4 85 211 of 967
5th English 33 54 13 1 95 62 of 896
5th Math 45 41 9 4 95 47 of 897
5th Science 31 41 25 3 95 124 of 897
6th English 39 54 5 1 94 14 of 565
6th Math 55 33 11 1 94 13 of 565

McCarthy-Towne

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 19 61 19 2 64 90 of 980
3rd Math 27 56 14 3 64 96 of 981
4th English 25 55 14 6 69 86 of 967
4th Math 19 35 41 6 69 365 of 967
5th English 12 70 18 0 77 131 of 896
5th Math 22 42 26 10 77 288 of 897
5th Science 32 43 25 0 77 95 of 897
6th English 20 62 17 1 71 116 of 565
6th Math 38 38 23 1 71 90 of 565

Douglas

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 16 59 25 0 69 176 of 980
3rd Math 28 46 23 3 69 245 of 981
4th English 24 65 11 0 74 27 of 967
4th Math 31 53 16 0 74 18 of 967
5th English 25 61 13 1 76 78 of 896
5th Math 53 32 11 5 76 56 of 897
5th Science 39 41 18 1 76 54 of 897
6th English 30 64 7 0 74 8 of 565
6th Math 58 31 5 5 74 10 of 565

Gates

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 24 59 16 1 68 55 of 980
3rd Math 37 46 15 3 68 96 of 981
4th English 31 51 15 3 71 72 of 967
4th Math 46 36 17 1 72 29 of 967
5th English 32 58 8 1 74 39 of 896
5th Math 42 44 12 1 73 47 of 897
5th Science 38 40 18 4 73 65 of 897
6th English 46 46 6 1 71 21 of 565
6th Math 63 24 11 1 71 21 of 565

Luther Conant

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 21 51 25 3 72 240 of 980
3rd Math 14 54 26 6 72 366 of 981
4th English 48 29 19 4 75 124 of 967
4th Math 36 44 16 4 75 40 of 967
5th English 49 45 7 0 76 13 of 896
5th Math 51 42 5 1 76 7 of 897
5th Science 58 34 8 0 76 4 of 897
6th English 52 41 5 1 73 14 of 565
6th Math 59 33 5 3 73 4 of 565