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Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public (District)

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15 Mulligan Dr
South Hadley, MA 01075
Hampshire County
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PH: (413) 552-1580
FAX: (413) 552-1594

  • Grades 7-12 & ungraded
  • 397 students
  • 1 school

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 MCAS Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 82% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 38% (2009)
 40% (2008)
 53% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 34% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 41% (2010)
 43% (2009)
 52% (2008)
 30% (2007)
The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 87% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 98% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

Math
 30% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 43% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Science
 80% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 88% (2010)
The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 98% (2013)
 98% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 93% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

Math
 81% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 66% (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.

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 MCAS Results by Subgroup

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students82%
Female88%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Not economically disadvantaged83%

MathThis District
All Students47%
Female56%
Male32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities10%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students34%
Female27%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Title I0%
Students with disabilities17%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students87%
Female85%
Male90%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Title I68%
Students with disabilities66%

MathThis District
All Students30%
Female25%
Male40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Title I0%
Students with disabilities8%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ScienceThis District
All Students80%
Female72%
Male89%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged86%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students98%
Female97%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Students with disabilities92%

MathThis District
All Students81%
Female79%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities25%
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
 77% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 60% (2008)
 54% (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 Students77%
Female70%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilities30%

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

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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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