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Dartmouth

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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8 Bush St
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Bristol County
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PH: (508) 997-3391
FAX: (508) 991-4184

  • Grades PK, 1-12 & ungraded
  • 3964 students
  • 6 schools

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 MCAS Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 57% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 64% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Math
 70% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

English Language Arts
 52% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 54% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

Math
 50% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 50% (2009)
 55% (2008)
 61% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Science
 62% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 61% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 62% (2007)
The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 73% (2013)
 63% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 64% (2008)
 72% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 55% (2009)
 51% (2008)
 60% (2007)
The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 73% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 66% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 67% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 52% (2007)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 82% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

Math
 62% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 60% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 56% (2008)
 50% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 42% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 49% (2009)
 47% (2008)
 36% (2007)
The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 87% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

Math
 66% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 53% (2008)
 52% (2007)
The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Science
 78% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 76% (2010)
The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 93% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

Math
 80% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 75% (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 Students57%
Female64%
Male51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Title I9%
Students with disabilities15%

MathThis District
All Students70%
Female73%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Title I18%
Students with disabilities36%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students52%
Female60%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Title I7%
Students with disabilities9%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female53%
Male47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Title I15%
Students with disabilities11%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ScienceThis District
All Students62%
Female57%
Male66%
African Americann/a
Asian72%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Title I34%
Students with disabilities17%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students73%
Female73%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Asian82%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities25%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female71%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asian82%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Title I28%
Students with disabilities27%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students73%
Female77%
Male68%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities17%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female73%
Male70%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities19%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students82%
Female87%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities19%

MathThis District
All Students62%
Female64%
Male59%
African Americann/a
Asian90%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities5%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students42%
Female40%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asian60%
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities8%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students87%
Female92%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asian90%
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities44%

MathThis District
All Students66%
Female66%
Male66%
African Americann/a
Asian80%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities17%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ScienceThis District
All Students78%
Female78%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities29%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students93%
Female96%
Male91%
African American91%
Asian92%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities67%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female82%
Male78%
African American63%
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities22%
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.

Testing in Massachusetts: An Overview

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 MCAS STE Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Biology
 78% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 39% (2007)
The state average for Biology was 73% in 2013.

Introductory Physics
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 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)
 79% (2008)
 45% (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 Students78%
Female83%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities29%

Introductory PhysicsThis District
Subgroup results not available

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

See Massachusetts' state standards

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