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Chicopee School District

GreatSchools Rating: 3 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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180 Broadway St
Chicopee, MA 01020
Hampden County
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PH: (413) 594-3410
FAX: (413) 594-3552

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 7844 students
  • 15 schools

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 MCAS Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 50% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 43% (2009)
 42% (2008)
 48% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Math
 66% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 42% (2009)
 48% (2008)
 48% (2007)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

English Language Arts
 41% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 34% (2010)
 35% (2009)
 35% (2008)
 39% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

Math
 42% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 38% (2011)
 34% (2010)
 32% (2009)
 34% (2008)
 38% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Science
 32% (2013)
 33% (2012)
 25% (2011)
 27% (2010)
 27% (2009)
 35% (2008)
 34% (2007)
The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 54% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 47% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 38% (2009)
 38% (2008)
 34% (2007)
The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 60% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 53% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 67% in 2013.

Math
 53% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 42% (2009)
 44% (2008)
 35% (2007)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 55% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 48% (2008)
 47% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

Math
 32% (2013)
 30% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 37% (2010)
 32% (2009)
 29% (2008)
 24% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 16% (2013)
 20% (2012)
 21% (2011)
 19% (2010)
 16% (2009)
 17% (2008)
 15% (2007)
The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 66% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 55% (2008)
 58% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 33% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 38% (2010)
 32% (2009)
 27% (2008)
 22% (2007)
The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Science
 50% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 44% (2010)
The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 84% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

Math
 65% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 51% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 42% (2007)
The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science.
  • The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in Massachusetts: An Overview

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 MCAS Results by Subgroup

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students50%
Female55%
Male46%
African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracial36%
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Title I47%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learners34%

MathThis District
All Students66%
Female70%
Male64%
African American43%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracial64%
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Title I69%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learners73%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students41%
Female45%
Male38%
African American38%
Asian71%
Hispanic30%
Multiracial42%
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Title I44%
Students with disabilities4%
English language learners38%

MathThis District
All Students42%
Female39%
Male44%
African American33%
Asian78%
Hispanic26%
Multiracial35%
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Title I43%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learners46%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ScienceThis District
All Students32%
Female29%
Male34%
African American16%
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracial36%
White40%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Title I31%
Students with disabilities11%
English language learners10%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students54%
Female60%
Male50%
African American39%
Asiann/a
Hispanic45%
Multiracial59%
White60%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Title I54%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learners43%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female47%
Male45%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracial47%
White56%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Title I46%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learners29%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students60%
Female65%
Male54%
African American60%
Asian92%
Hispanic39%
Multiracial41%
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Title I60%
Students with disabilities16%
English language learners39%

MathThis District
All Students53%
Female57%
Male49%
African American33%
Asian77%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial42%
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Title I53%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learners23%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students55%
Female66%
Male44%
African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Title I56%
Students with disabilities14%

MathThis District
All Students32%
Female36%
Male29%
African American14%
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Title I33%
Students with disabilities6%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students16%
Female14%
Male17%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Hispanic5%
Multiracial21%
Native Americann/a
White21%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged25%
Title I16%
Students with disabilities3%
English language learners0%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students66%
Female74%
Male60%
African American45%
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracial86%
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Title I68%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learners9%

MathThis District
All Students40%
Female38%
Male42%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Multiracial35%
Native Americann/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Title I42%
Students with disabilities11%
English language learners18%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ScienceThis District
All Students50%
Female52%
Male49%
African Americann/a
Asian78%
Hispanic30%
Multiracial45%
Native Americann/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities5%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students84%
Female89%
Male79%
African American78%
Asian94%
Hispanic73%
Multiracial92%
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities42%
English language learners50%

MathThis District
All Students65%
Female67%
Male65%
African American46%
Asian95%
Hispanic43%
Multiracial64%
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learners54%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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 MCAS STE Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Biology
 69% (2013)
 17% (2012)
 21% (2011)
 13% (2010)
 7% (2009)
 8% (2008)
 26% (2007)
The state average for Biology was 73% in 2013.

Introductory Physics
 44% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 39% (2009)
 42% (2008)
 26% (2007)
The state average for Introductory Physics was 63% in 2013.

Chemistry
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
Data not available for this district (2010)
Data not available for this district (2009)
Data not available for this district (2008)
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 65% in 2013.

Tech/Engineering
Data not available for this district (2013)
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
Data not available for this district (2010)
Data not available for this district (2009)
Data not available for this district (2008)
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Tech/Engineering was 49% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCAS STE) to test students in high school in biology, chemistry, introductory physics and technology/engineering.
  • The MCAS STE is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The MCAS STE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in Massachusetts: An Overview

See Massachusetts' state standards

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 MCAS STE Results by Subgroup

Scale: % at or above proficient


BiologyThis District
All Students69%
Female78%
Male60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged66%

Introductory PhysicsThis District
All Students44%
Female38%
Male51%
African American42%
Asian45%
Hispanic25%
Multiracial29%
White55%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learners0%

ChemistryThis District
Subgroup results not available

Tech/EngineeringThis District
Subgroup results not available
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the tests

  • In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCAS STE) to test students in high school in biology, chemistry, introductory physics and technology/engineering.
  • The MCAS STE is a high school graduation requirement.
  • The MCAS STE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Testing in Massachusetts: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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