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Newton Schools 2013 MCAS Results

The 2013 MCAS results are out and Newton’s students performed well above the state average, with students scoring best in math.

Peirce Elementary School in Newton MA

MCAS results from the Spring, 2013 exams were released by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Educatio. Students continue to perform at high levels on these exams.

On this round of exams, 87% of Fifth Graders were Proficient or Advanced in English Language Arts, 81% in Mathematics, and 82% in Science.  92% of Fourth Graders were Proficient or Advanced in English Language Arts and 80% in Mathematics.  73% of Third Graders were Proficient or Advanced in English Language Arts and 78% in Mathematics.

These percentages represent improvement for each cohort (i.e. comparison of a cohort’s Third Grade scores to Fourth Grade scores and Fourth to Fifth).

Newton Elementary Schools

Top elementary schools for overall math scores were Ward (75 percent Advanced), Mason-Rice (66 percent), Horrace-Mann (59), Underwood (55), Burr (53), Peirce (52) and Bowen (52).

Highlights for elementary school English include: Ward (44 percent Advanced), Mason-Rice (39 percent), Peirce (38), Underwood (31), Cabot (30) and Zervas (30).

From Newton Patch.


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