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Waltham Public Schools

These results for Waltham Public Schools, released in September 2012, are for the MCAS exams taken in the spring of 2012. Source: Massachusetts Department of Education.

DISTRICT SUMMARY

3rd Grade

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 12 38 35 15 379
  State 15 46 30 9 70,709
Mathematics District 21 29 30 20 382
  State 27 34 25 14 70,763

4th Grade

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 10 43 30 17 361
  State 13 44 30 14 70,264
Mathematics District 10 34 44 12 366
  State 16 35 36 12 70,425

5th Grade

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 18 44 27 11 340
  State 17 44 28 11 71,423
Mathematics District 20 33 30 17 341
  State 25 32 26 17 71,484
Science & Tech District 22 28 39 11 341
  State 22 30 34 14 71,373

6th Grade

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 17 49 23 10 345
  State 18 48 22 11 71,589
Mathematics District 20 34 28 18 345
  State 27 33 24 16 71,640

7th Grade

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 17 49 25 9 375
  State 15 56 21 7 71,749
Mathematics District 10 30 38 22 376
  State 20 31 30 18 71,952

8th Grade

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 20 63 11 5 325
  State 18 63 14 6 72,756
Mathematics District 16 35 29 19 324
  State 22 30 28 19 72,705
Science & Tech District 4 30 49 17 320
  State 5 38 38 20 72,535

10th Grade

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 42 46 9 3 338
  State 37 51 9 3 69,059
Mathematics District 51 27 12 10 334
  State 50 28 15 7 69,015
Science & Tech District 22 46 23 8 308
  State 24 45 25 6 67,556

All grades combined

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English District 19 47 23 10 2,463
  State 19 50 22 9 497,549
Mathematics District 21 32 30 17 2,468
  State 27 32 26 15 497,984
Science & Tech District 16 35 37 12 969
  State 17 37 32 13 211,464

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 16 38 27 20 56 646 of 955
3rd Math 14 34 32 20 56 719 of 955
4th English 16 41 33 10 58 493 of 936
4th Math 14 29 50 7 58 609 of 936
5th English 14 48 34 4 50 460 of 881
5th Math 14 32 30 24 50 603 of 881
5th Science 20 28 46 6 50 499 of 881
All grades English 15 42 31 12 164 --
All grades Math 14 32 38 16 164 --

Douglas MacArthur Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 4 42 38 16 45 736 of 955
3rd Math 22 27 29 22 45 702 of 955
4th English 6 54 18 22 50 445 of 936
4th Math 14 36 30 20 50 497 of 936
5th English 24 45 22 9 55 333 of 881
5th Math 29 47 18 5 55 168 of 881
5th Science 29 31 31 9 55 340 of 881
All grades English 12 47 25 15 150 --
All grades Math 22 37 25 15 150 --

Northeast Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 15 35 29 21 68 695 of 955
3rd Math 25 31 22 22 68 603 of 955
4th English 17 45 28 9 53 405 of 936
4th Math 12 32 42 14 57 595 of 936
5th English 15 39 22 24 59 581 of 881
5th Math 18 28 23 30 60 603 of 881
5th Science 28 25 28 18 60 454 of 881
All grades English 16 39 27 18 180 --
All grades Math 19 30 29 22 185 --

Thomas R. Plympton Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 18 40 38 3 65 589 of 955
3rd Math 23 37 29 11 65 522 of 955
4th English 10 47 27 16 62 493 of 936
4th Math 10 35 48 6 62 581 of 936
5th English 17 44 36 3 59 473 of 881
5th Math 20 25 46 8 59 618 of 881
5th Science 27 27 42 3 59 432 of 881
All grades English 15 44 34 8 186 --
All grades Math 18 33 41 9 186 --

James Fitzgerald Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 10 48 32 10 69 589 of 955
3rd Math 29 26 35 10 69 619 of 955
4th English 12 40 36 12 73 563 of 936
4th Math 5 52 37 5 73 376 of 936
5th English 21 52 21 5 61 253 of 881
5th Math 30 39 21 10 61 254 of 881
5th Science 21 43 28 8 61 290 of 881
All grades English 14 46 30 9 203 --
All grades Math 21 39 32 8 203 --

Henry Whittemore Elementary

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
3rd English 7 29 46 18 56 829 of 955
3rd Math 16 19 33 33 58 854 of 955
4th English 2 32 34 32 53 769 of 936
4th Math 6 19 55 21 53 817 of 936
5th English 16 36 31 18 45 600 of 881
5th Math 9 31 38 22 45 666 of 881
5th Science 7 13 62 18 45 751 of 881
All grades English 8 32 38 23 154 --
All grades Math 10 22 42 26 156 --

John F. Kennedy Middle School

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 19 49 19 13 183 289 of 555
6th Math 20 33 27 20 183 348 of 555
7th English 9 53 28 11 170 328 of 473
7th Math 11 31 30 27 171 308 of 473
8th English 24 61 9 7 152 217 of 470
8th Math 21 38 22 20 152 173 of 471
8th Science 3 34 44 19 149 261 of 471
All grades English 17 54 19 10 505 --
All grades Math 17 34 27 22 506 --

John W. McDevitt Middle School

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
6th English 16 52 26 6 153 289 of 555
6th Math 20 38 29 13 152 310 of 555
7th English 26 47 22 5 190 248 of 473
7th Math 10 32 44 15 190 308 of 473
8th English 19 66 14 1 160 217 of 470
8th Math 13 34 37 16 160 269 of 471
8th Science 4 27 56 13 160 307 of 471
All grades English 21 55 21 4 503 --
All grades Math 14 34 37 15 502 --

Waltham Sr. High School

Grade/subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
Placement
overall
10th English 45 46 7 2 321 202 of 348
10th Math 53 26 12 9 318 212 of 348
10th Science 23 48 22 7 297 198 of 341
All grades English 45 46 7 2 321 --
All grades Math 53 26 12 9 318 --

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