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Westwood Public Schools

These results for Westwood 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 33 53 13 1 245
  State 12 45 33 10 70,675
Mathematics District 40 46 12 2 248
  State 20 40 25 15 70,791

Grade 4

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 31 54 12 4 261
  State 12 42 35 11 70,471
Mathematics District 30 46 21 3 261
  State 16 32 41 11 70,709

Grade 5

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 38 52 8 1 221
  State 15 48 29 8 71,661
Mathematics District 48 35 14 3 221
  State 22 32 29 18 71,793
Science & Tech District 29 44 25 2 221
  State 17 32 39 12 71,686

Grade 6

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 38 53 7 2 260
  State 16 50 24 9 70,999
Mathematics District 42 40 12 5 260
  State 24 33 27 16 71,085

Grade 7

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 25 60 12 2 214
  State 14 56 23 7 71,696
Mathematics District 22 45 26 7 214
  State 16 33 30 21 71,975

Grade 8

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 34 61 4 1 229
  State 15 63 15 6 73,140
Mathematics District 36 30 25 8 228
  State 20 28 28 23 73,170
Science & Tech District 11 52 29 7 228
  State 4 35 40 21 72,982

Grade 10

Subject Advanced Proficient Needs
Improv.
Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 56 39 3 2 211
  State 28 51 17 4 70,383
Mathematics District 79 15 4 2 208
  State 47 28 18 8 70,194
Science & Tech District 31 57 8 3 197
  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.

Deerfield

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 46 51 2 0 41 2 of 980
3rd Math 40 57 2 0 42 2 of 981
4th English 43 48 8 3 40 13 of 967
4th Math 23 63 13 3 40 7 of 967
5th English 55 45 0 0 44 1 of 896
5th Math 32 61 7 0 44 7 of 897
5th Science 30 55 16 0 44 28 of 897

Downey

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 20 59 18 2 49 105 of 980
3rd Math 43 37 16 4 49 140 of 981
4th English 18 58 18 5 55 139 of 967
4th Math 31 44 18 7 55 77 of 967
5th English 29 56 11 4 45 94 of 896
5th Math 47 24 18 11 45 187 of 897
5th Science 16 33 47 4 45 448 of 897

Paul Hanlon

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 44 47 9 0 32 9 of 980
3rd Math 41 56 3 0 32 2 of 981
4th English 31 61 8 0 49 9 of 967
4th Math 29 53 18 0 49 29 of 967
5th English 33 58 8 0 24 32 of 896
5th Math 50 33 17 0 24 67 of 897
5th Science 38 38 25 0 24 86 of 897

Martha Jones

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 36 48 14 1 69 46 of 980
3rd Math 39 39 19 3 69 185 of 981
4th English 32 54 8 6 65 42 of 967
4th Math 38 35 26 0 65 93 of 967
5th English 32 56 12 0 50 49 of 896
5th Math 54 24 22 0 50 98 of 897
5th Science 34 46 18 2 50 54 of 897

William E. Sheehan

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 25 60 15 0 53 36 of 980
3rd Math 40 47 11 2 55 49 of 981
4th English 34 46 18 2 50 86 of 967
4th Math 24 44 26 6 50 145 of 967
5th English 41 50 7 2 58 32 of 896
5th Math 55 33 9 3 58 30 of 897
5th Science 29 47 22 2 58 86 of 897

E. W. Thurston Middle School

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 38 53 7 2 259 30 of 565
6th Math 42 40 12 5 259 48 of 565
7th English 25 61 12 2 213 86 of 466
7th Math 22 46 26 7 213 76 of 466
8th English 34 61 4 0 225 38 of 464
8th Math 37 30 26 7 224 91 of 464
8th Science 11 53 30 6 224 55 of 464

Westwood High School

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 56 40 3 0 202 28 of 353
10th Math 80 15 5 1 200 24 of 351
10th Science 32 58 8 2 194 19 of 341