The state has released the scores of the 2012 MCAS standardized test for Massachusetts students, taken last spring. Here are the schools where 100% of 10th graders scored at least "proficient" in both English and math. Next
Duxbury High School
Duxbury had 225 10th-graders who took the English MCAS last spring, and 223 students who took the math test. All of them passed.
Brett Hungerford and Aron Jacobson worked on a boat during class. Next
Holliston High School
198 students took the English and 197 took the math MCAS tests at Holliston High. Virtually all of them scored either "advanced" or "proficient," the top two categories.
Students in a Web design and publishing class. Next
Hopkinton High School
Hopkinton tested 290 students in math and in English last spring.
Shannon Rowell conducted an experiment in an AP chemistry class. Next
Medway High School
Always a strong performer, Medway High had all 178 students in English and 179 in math pass the exam.
From left: Katie McCarthy, Lindsay Sweeney, and Adam Mavrikos edited a video. Next
Wayland High School
Wayland 10th-graders have all passed the English MCAS for the last two years. This year, the more than 400 students who took the MCAS all passed in both English and math.
Josh Gitlin taught a computer programming class. Next
Weston High School
Weston had 207 10th-graders who took the English MCAS and 208 who took the math test.
Kate Blanchard and Dana Marett at the high school. Next
Winchester High School
274 and 275 Winchester 10th-graders got passing scores this spring in English and math, respectively.
David Lual studied at Winchester High. Next
Foxborough Regional Charter School
This school’s 10th-graders have all passed the MCAS the last two years in both English and math. This past spring, 62 students took the English exam and 63 took the math.
Teacher Charlotte Sheer. Next
Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School
This school made the largest improvement in both English and math scores over the past year. Though only 80-90 percent of its students passed in 2011, 100% of students passed this spring.
Curriculum coordinator Sue Walsh works with student Danielle Danver prepared for MCAS exams. Next
Mystic Valley Regional Charter School
83 students at Mystic Valley in Malden took the English MCAS this spring, while 82 took the math test. Next
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School
This school in Devens excelled in English last year, and was able to bring its math score to the top this year as well. All 141 students passed both the English and math exams. Next
Phoenix Charter Academy
Strong in math in 2011, the Academy’s 10th-graders alll passed in both math and English in 2012.
Kadeem Winspeare (right) and Melissa Sandler take a placement test for the Phoenix Charter Academy in Chelsea. Next
Algonquin Regional High School
This regional high school for Northborough and Southborough had the most students of any school where everyone passed the exam. 375 students took the English test and 376 took the math test. None of them failed.
Algonquin Regional students in front of the high school. Next
Shawsheen Valley Technical High School
Shawsheen Valley Tech had 346 pass the English exam, and 345 pass the math exam.
Student Vinny Cedrone worked on a Habitat for Humanity house in Billerica. Next
Essex Agricultural and Technical High School
Every 10th-grader who took the MCAS last spring at Essex in Hathorne passed. 115 students took the English exam and 113 took the math.
Students in the environmental and technology program moved canoes built by various classes. Next
Once again, Boston Latin students did exceptionally well on the MCAS. “US News & World Report” ranks the school second best in the state. Next
Dover-Sherborn also makes the list.
Pictured is Raymond Revers speaking to students about credit education. Back to the beginning
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