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Martin Luther King Junior Charter School of Excellence (District

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285 Dorset St
Springfield, MA 01108
Hampden County
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PH: (413) 214-7806
FAX: (413) 214-7838

  • Grades 1-5 & ungraded
  • 407 students
  • 1 school

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 MCAS Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 20% (2013)
 34% (2012)
 31% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 28% (2009)
 40% (2008)
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Math
 48% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 27% (2010)
 34% (2009)
 16% (2008)
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

English Language Arts
 8% (2013)
 17% (2012)
 15% (2011)
 34% (2010)
 40% (2009)
Data not available for this district (2008)
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

Math
 23% (2013)
 28% (2012)
 14% (2011)
 7% (2010)
 12% (2009)
Data not available for this district (2008)
Data not available for this district (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Science
 41% (2013)
 21% (2012)
 20% (2011)
 14% (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 Science was 51% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 37% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 45% (2011)
 46% (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 English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

Math
 52% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 22% (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 Math was 61% 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 Students20%
Female20%
Male20%
African American16%
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Title I20%

MathThis District
All Students48%
Female53%
Male41%
African American42%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Title I48%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students8%
Female3%
Male14%
African American7%
Asiann/a
Hispanic12%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged9%
Title I8%
Students with disabilities0%

MathThis District
All Students23%
Female17%
Male29%
African American19%
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Title I23%
Students with disabilities0%
Source: MA Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ScienceThis District
All Students41%
Female43%
Male40%
African American36%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities15%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students37%
Female39%
Male37%
African American33%
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Title I37%
Students with disabilities15%

MathThis District
All Students52%
Female56%
Male50%
African American54%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities15%
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

See Massachusetts' state standards

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 Teachers

 
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 Students

 
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 Spending Per Pupil

 

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