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Waltham Public Schools

These results for Waltham 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 9 41 39 12 319
  State 12 45 33 10 70,675
Mathematics District 10 45 29 17 319
  State 20 40 25 15 70,791

Grade 4

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 8 42 41 10 344
  State 12 42 35 11 70,471
Mathematics District 6 32 48 14 343
  State 16 32 41 11 70,709

Grade 5

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 12 47 32 8 337
  State 15 48 29 8 71,661
Mathematics District 16 33 29 22 338
  State 22 32 29 18 71,793
Science & Tech District 14 36 38 12 338
  State 17 32 39 12 71,686

Grade 6

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 22 47 20 11 331
  State 16 50 24 9 70,999
Mathematics District 22 32 27 19 330
  State 24 33 27 16 71,085

Grade 7

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 15 62 19 4 351
  State 14 56 23 7 71,696
Mathematics District 10 36 36 18 348
  State 16 33 30 21 71,975

Grade 8

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 27 52 16 4 364
  State 15 63 15 6 73,140
Mathematics District 18 27 32 22 364
  State 20 28 28 23 73,170
Science & Tech District 4 31 44 21 364
  State 4 35 40 21 72,982

Grade 10

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 38 46 12 4 343
  State 28 51 17 4 70,383
Mathematics District 40 29 22 9 351
  State 47 28 18 8 70,194
Science & Tech District 16 50 21 13 327
  State 16 45 29 9 68,034

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.

William F. Stanley Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 6 34 52 8 50 779 of 980
3rd Math 4 38 42 16 50 786 of 981
4th English 5 36 48 11 56 684 of 967
4th Math 4 27 46 23 56 756 of 967
5th English 18 42 35 5 60 527 of 896
5th Math 11 25 38 26 61 689 of 897
5th Science 18 34 38 10 61 405 of 897

Douglas MacArthur Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 7 42 33 18 60 674 of 980
3rd Math 12 49 25 14 59 495 of 981
4th English 8 66 26 0 53 164 of 967
4th Math 4 40 54 2 52 548 of 967
5th English 9 62 28 0 53 329 of 896
5th Math 26 42 23 9 53 236 of 897
5th Science 11 47 40 2 53 314 of 897

Northeast Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 10 39 35 16 62 674 of 980
3rd Math 15 42 24 19 62 592 of 981
4th English 11 37 28 25 57 587 of 967
4th Math 5 31 36 28 58 685 of 967
5th English 14 44 26 17 66 559 of 896
5th Math 14 41 24 21 66 415 of 897
5th Science 20 36 29 15 66 348 of 897

Thomas R. Plympton Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 13 46 35 6 48 506 of 980
3rd Math 17 52 17 15 48 344 of 981
4th English 8 43 42 8 65 527 of 967
4th Math 6 38 51 5 63 548 of 967
5th English 16 51 28 5 43 409 of 896
5th Math 23 35 28 14 43 371 of 897
5th Science 26 40 33 2 43 202 of 897

James Fitzgerald Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 12 48 33 8 52 487 of 980
3rd Math 4 50 29 17 52 636 of 981
4th English 12 37 46 6 52 571 of 967
4th Math 15 25 48 12 52 620 of 967
5th English 12 42 40 6 67 606 of 896
5th Math 12 33 30 25 67 580 of 897
5th Science 6 33 51 10 67 570 of 897

Henry Whittemore Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 4 39 57 0 28 749 of 980
3rd Math 14 32 43 11 28 733 of 981
4th English 2 34 53 11 47 730 of 967
4th Math 2 30 55 13 47 746 of 967
5th English 6 51 37 6 35 570 of 896
5th Math 14 26 34 26 35 654 of 897
5th Science 6 31 43 20 35 588 of 897

John F. Kennedy Middle School

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 22 44 20 14 169 309 of 565
6th Math 19 34 27 20 166 332 of 565
7th English 16 64 15 5 149 150 of 466
7th Math 9 40 34 16 149 214 of 466
8th English 35 46 14 6 181 248 of 464
8th Math 20 27 25 27 181 244 of 464
8th Science 5 33 41 21 181 224 of 464

John W. McDevitt Middle School

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 25 51 19 5 150 180 of 565
6th Math 26 32 26 16 151 271 of 565
7th English 15 62 22 1 185 185 of 466
7th Math 11 34 40 16 185 255 of 466
8th English 21 61 16 1 166 236 of 464
8th Math 18 29 40 13 166 244 of 464
8th Science 3 31 49 17 166 266 of 464

Waltham Sr. High School

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 40 46 11 3 325 167 of 353
10th Math 41 29 21 8 333 228 of 351
10th Science 16 51 20 12 316 174 of 341