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Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public (District)

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10 New Bond St
Worcester, MA 01606
Worcester County
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PH: (508) 854-8400
FAX: (508) 854-8484

  • Grades K-12 & ungraded
  • 1426 students
  • 1 school

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 MCAS Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 61% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 50% (2009)
 37% (2008)
 45% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Math
 80% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 58% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 34% (2008)
 27% (2007)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

English Language Arts
 44% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 40% (2009)
 23% (2008)
 52% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

Math
 39% (2013)
 24% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 38% (2009)
 26% (2008)
 35% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Science
 39% (2013)
 26% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 27% (2010)
 25% (2009)
 32% (2008)
 29% (2007)
The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 50% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 38% (2010)
 42% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 55% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

Math
 51% (2013)
 39% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 34% (2009)
 33% (2008)
 33% (2007)
The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 63% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 62% (2008)
 51% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 67% in 2013.

Math
 50% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 26% (2010)
 58% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 34% (2007)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 75% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 49% (2008)
 49% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

Math
 45% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 28% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 30% (2008)
 26% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 42% (2013)
 24% (2012)
 29% (2011)
 26% (2010)
 26% (2009)
 21% (2008)
 32% (2007)
The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 84% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

Math
 50% (2013)
 33% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 35% (2008)
 37% (2007)
The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Science
 70% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 68% (2011)
 48% (2010)
The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 100% (2013)
 98% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

Math
 88% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 67% (2008)
 80% (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 Students61%
Female62%
Male57%
African American66%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Title I61%
Students with disabilities18%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female82%
Male78%
African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Title I80%
Students with disabilities45%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students44%
Female48%
Male39%
African American41%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Title I44%
Students with disabilities19%

MathThis District
All Students39%
Female44%
Male34%
African American28%
Asiann/a
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities25%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ScienceThis District
All Students39%
Female33%
Male43%
African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities21%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students50%
Female52%
Male47%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Title I50%
Students with disabilities17%

MathThis District
All Students51%
Female52%
Male50%
African American38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Title I51%
Students with disabilities24%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students63%
Female69%
Male59%
African American61%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Title I63%
Students with disabilities29%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female45%
Male53%
African American46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Title I50%
Students with disabilities6%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students75%
Female83%
Male63%
African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Title I75%
Students with disabilities33%

MathThis District
All Students45%
Female45%
Male41%
African American26%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Title I44%
Students with disabilities17%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students42%
Female34%
Male49%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Title I42%
Students with disabilities15%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students84%
Female88%
Male80%
African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Title I84%
Students with disabilities50%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female54%
Male47%
African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Title I50%
Students with disabilities10%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ScienceThis District
All Students70%
Female70%
Male71%
African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracial70%
Native Americann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Title I70%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Title I100%

MathThis District
All Students88%
Female88%
Male88%
African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracial100%
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Title I88%
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
 72% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 49% (2009)
 48% (2008)
 58% (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)
 37% (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 Students72%
Female68%
Male75%
African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Title I72%

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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