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Franklin School District

GreatSchools Rating: 9 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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355 East Central St
Franklin, MA 02038
Norfolk County
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PH: (508) 541-5243
FAX: (508) 553-0321

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 5956 students
  • 11 schools

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 MCAS Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 68% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Math
 81% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

English Language Arts
 70% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

Math
 70% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 70% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Science
 68% (2013)
 66% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 68% (2007)
The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 83% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

Math
 80% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 83% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 67% in 2013.

Math
 75% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 84% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

Math
 72% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 64% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 60% (2013)
 65% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 57% (2007)
The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 93% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 87% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

Math
 74% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 66% (2007)
The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Science
 89% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 82% (2010)
The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 98% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 92% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

Math
 92% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 88% (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 Students68%
Female73%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asian96%
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities19%
English language learners50%

MathThis District
All Students81%
Female83%
Male80%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities37%
English language learners64%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students70%
Female77%
Male65%
African American70%
Asian86%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities21%

MathThis District
All Students70%
Female70%
Male72%
African American50%
Asian90%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities24%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ScienceThis District
All Students68%
Female69%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Asian81%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial78%
White67%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities31%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students83%
Female87%
Male81%
African Americann/a
Asian91%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial86%
White83%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities49%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female85%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asian91%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial85%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities38%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students83%
Female88%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asian90%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities36%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female76%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asian91%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities32%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students84%
Female89%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asian92%
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities39%

MathThis District
All Students72%
Female78%
Male68%
African Americann/a
Asian93%
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities28%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students60%
Female58%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asian61%
Hispanic54%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities16%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students93%
Female95%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanic93%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities55%

MathThis District
All Students74%
Female73%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asian84%
Hispanic73%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities19%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ScienceThis District
All Students89%
Female89%
Male88%
African Americann/a
Asian93%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities53%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students98%
Female99%
Male95%
African Americann/a
Asian94%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Students with disabilities83%

MathThis District
All Students92%
Female93%
Male90%
African Americann/a
Asian94%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities57%
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
 93% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 68% (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)
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

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 MCAS STE Results by Subgroup

Scale: % at or above proficient


BiologyThis District
All Students93%
Female94%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Asian96%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities63%

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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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
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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