Newton Public Schools MCAS scores

Newton MCAS Math Scores High

According to the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, which compared Massachusetts with foreign countries, the state’s eighth-graders ranked second in the world in science behind only Singapore.

The same study ranked Massachusetts eighth-graders sixth in the world in math, placing behind Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan.

The United States as a whole placed 10th in science and ninth in math, with overall scores placing above the international average.

In the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment, a triennial survey of 15-year-olds, Massachusetts tied for 10th in mathematics literacy and seventh in science literacy among 65 participating countries and education systems.

Local districts are also showing growth in math and science education based on annual MCAS tests that measure improvement in those areas.

from The Sun Chronicle


Newton Public Schools MCAS scores

How do the scores in Newton compare to rest of Massachusetts? 2013 MCAS scores are here.

GRADE 3

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English Newton 21 59 19 2 979 (100%)
MA 12 45 36 8 70,499
Mathematics Newton 52 33 11 4 981 (100%)
MA 31 36 22 11 70,581

GRADE 4

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English Newton 25 51 17 6 929 (99%)
MA 10 43 33 13 70,605
Mathematics Newton 42 33 21 4 934 (100%)
MA 18 34 38 10 70,903

GRADE 5

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English Newton 41 44 11 5 1,022 (100%)
MA 18 47 24 10 70,879
Mathematics Newton 56 27 11 6 1,026 (100%)
MA 28 33 25 14 70,926
Science & Tech Newton 39 34 22 6 1,025 (100%)
MA 20 31 36 12 70,842

GRADE 6

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English Newton 33 52 10 5 905 (100%)
MA 16 51 23 10 71,602
Mathematics Newton 49 32 11 8 906 (100%)
MA 25 35 24 15 71,642

GRADE 7

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English Newton 27 61 9 3 922 (99%)
MA 12 59 22 7 71,699
Mathematics Newton 49 30 14 6 931 (100%)
MA 19 33 27 21 72,021

GRADE 8

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English Newton 43 49 5 3 894 (100%)
MA 20 58 15 7 72,194
Mathematics Newton 47 32 15 6 895 (100%)
MA 22 32 25 20 72,196
Science & Tech Newton 12 52 29 7 893 (100%)
MA 4 35 43 18 72,038

GRADE 10

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English Newton 70 27 2 1 894 (98%)
MA 45 46 7 2 68,697
Mathematics Newton 76 16 5 3 897 (99%)
MA 55 25 13 7 68,821
Science & Tech Newton 49 38 11 2 848 (100%)
MA 26 45 24 5 66,693

ALL GRADES

Subject % Advanced % Proficient % Needs
Improv.
% Warning/
Failing
Students
tested
English Newton 37 49 11 3 6,545 (99%)
MA 19 50 23 8 496,175
Mathematics Newton 53 29 12 5 6,570 (100%)
MA 28 33 25 14 497,090
Science & Tech Newton 33 41 21 5 2,766 (100%)
MA
16 37 35 12 209,573
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