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Portland Public Schools

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196 Allen Ave
Portland, ME 04103
Cumberland County
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PH: (207) 874-8100

  • Grades PK, 1-12
  • 6970 students
  • 17 schools

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 NECAP Results

 
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 60% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 34% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

Math
 49% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 22% (2010)
The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 63% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 37% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

Math
 59% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 31% (2010)
The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 71% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 58% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

Writing
 56% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 45% (2011)
The state average for Writing was 45% in 2013.

Math
 56% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 32% (2010)
The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 69% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 67% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

Math
 58% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 50% (2010)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 70% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 61% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

Math
 51% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 45% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 77% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 68% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

Writing
 68% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 57% (2011)
The state average for Writing was 58% in 2013.

Math
 60% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 50% (2010)
The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Maine used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in writing.
  • The NECAP a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Maine: An Overview

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 MEA Results

 
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 60% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 62% (2011)
 34% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

Math
 49% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 22% (2010)
The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 63% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 37% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

Math
 59% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 31% (2010)
The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 71% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 64% (2011)
 58% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

Writing
 56% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 45% (2011)
The state average for Writing was 45% in 2013.

Math
 56% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 32% (2010)
The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 69% (2013)
 67% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 67% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

Math
 58% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 50% (2010)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 70% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 61% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

Math
 51% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 45% (2010)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 77% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 68% (2010)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

Writing
 68% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 57% (2011)
The state average for Writing was 58% in 2013.

Math
 60% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 50% (2010)
The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Maine used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in writing.
  • The NECAP a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maine.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Maine: An Overview

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 MHSA Results

 
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 11

Science
 32% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 32% (2010)
The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

Writing
 43% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 46% (2010)
The state average for Writing was 43% in 2013.

Critical Reading
 44% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 46% (2010)
The state average for Critical Reading was 49% in 2013.

Math
 35% (2013)
 36% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 33% (2010)
The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

Source: ME Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Maine used the Maine High School Assessment (MHSA) to test students in grade 11 in critical reading, math, writing and science.
  • The results reported show how well students are mastering state standards, specific skills defined by the state of Maine.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Maine: An Overview

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 Students

 
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