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Groton-Dunstable

GreatSchools Rating: 9 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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145 Main St
Groton, MA 01450
Middlesex County
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PH: (978) 448-5505
FAX: (978) 448-9402

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 2681 students
  • 5 schools

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 MCAS Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 75% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 77% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Math
 76% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

English Language Arts
 75% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 80% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

Math
 73% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 79% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Science
 78% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 84% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 78% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

Math
 74% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 81% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 86% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 67% in 2013.

Math
 73% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 84% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

Math
 71% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 70% (2013)
 68% (2012)
 65% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 70% (2008)
 56% (2007)
The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 92% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

Math
 77% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 71% (2007)
The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Science
 94% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 93% (2010)
The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 98% (2013)
 99% (2012)
 95% (2011)
 96% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

Math
 96% (2013)
 95% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 96% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 95% (2008)
 91% (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 Students75%
Female78%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Asian85%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities25%

MathThis District
All Students76%
Female78%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asian90%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities33%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students75%
Female77%
Male72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities27%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female73%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities36%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ScienceThis District
All Students78%
Female79%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities39%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students78%
Female81%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities20%

MathThis District
All Students74%
Female78%
Male70%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities29%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students81%
Female86%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asian82%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities35%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female75%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Asian63%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities18%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students84%
Female94%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities47%

MathThis District
All Students71%
Female80%
Male61%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities20%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students70%
Female69%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White70%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities16%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students92%
Female95%
Male90%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities64%

MathThis District
All Students77%
Female77%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities20%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ScienceThis District
All Students94%
Female95%
Male94%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities84%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students98%
Female97%
Male99%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Students with disabilities77%

MathThis District
All Students96%
Female97%
Male97%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities61%
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
 91% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 67% (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)
 89% (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 Students91%
Female92%
Male90%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities69%

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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