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Woonsocket Education Department

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108 High St
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Providence County
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PH: (401) 767-4600

  • Grades PK, 1-12
  • 6110 students
  • 11 schools

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 NECAP Results

Scale: % at and above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 56% (2014)
 61% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 52% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

Math
 50% (2014)
 53% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 44% (2008)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4

Reading
 55% (2014)
 59% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 50% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 69% in 2014.

Science
 19% (2013)
 24% (2012)
The state average for Science was 41% in 2013.

Math
 56% (2014)
 58% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 53% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 43% (2008)
The state average for Math was 65% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5

Reading
 60% (2014)
 55% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 54% (2010)
 55% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

Writing
 46% (2014)
 41% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 45% (2010)
 49% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 59% in 2014.

Math
 54% (2014)
 54% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 40% (2008)
The state average for Math was 62% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6

Reading
 59% (2014)
 58% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 54% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 37% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

Math
 45% (2014)
 48% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 34% (2010)
 30% (2008)
The state average for Math was 62% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7

Reading
 57% (2014)
 57% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 57% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 48% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

Math
 42% (2014)
 30% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 29% (2008)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8

Reading
 57% (2014)
 63% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 43% (2010)
 30% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2014.

Science
 6% (2013)
 10% (2012)
The state average for Science was 30% in 2013.

Writing
 36% (2014)
 37% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 31% (2010)
 13% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 65% in 2014.

Math
 34% (2014)
 36% (2013)
 33% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 30% (2010)
 17% (2008)
The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 11

Reading
 67% (2014)
 64% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 51% (2008)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2014.

Science
 15% (2013)
 12% (2012)
The state average for Science was 30% in 2013.

Writing
 33% (2014)
 29% (2013)
 23% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 30% (2010)
 22% (2008)
The state average for Writing was 50% in 2014.

Math
 20% (2014)
 16% (2013)
 14% (2012)
 12% (2011)
 16% (2010)
 11% (2008)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2014.

Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science.
  • The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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 NECAP Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at and above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students56%
Female58%
Male55%
Black or African American41%
Asian69%
Hispanic or Latino41%
Multiracial48%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged students50%
Not economically disadvantaged students78%
Title I57%
Students with disabilities16%
Students without disabilities63%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)20%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant56%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female48%
Male52%
Black or African American30%
Asian65%
Hispanic or Latino31%
Multiracial43%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged students42%
Not economically disadvantaged students75%
Title I50%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities57%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)15%
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant50%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students55%
Female63%
Male49%
Black or African American57%
Asian59%
Hispanic or Latino43%
Multiracial37%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged students51%
Not economically disadvantaged students72%
Title I56%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities63%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)6%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant55%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 127%

MathThis District
All Students56%
Female61%
Male51%
Black or African American53%
Asian62%
Hispanic or Latino38%
Multiracial58%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged students50%
Not economically disadvantaged students74%
Title I57%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities64%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)7%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant56%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 140%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students60%
Female61%
Male58%
Black or African American46%
Asian78%
Hispanic or Latino50%
Multiracial66%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)66%
Economically disadvantaged students57%
Not economically disadvantaged students70%
Title I60%
Students with disabilities19%
Students without disabilities66%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)8%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant60%

WritingThis District
All Students46%
Female60%
Male32%
Black or African American48%
Asian75%
Hispanic or Latino39%
Multiracial33%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)46%
Economically disadvantaged students42%
Not economically disadvantaged students56%
Title I46%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities52%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)8%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant46%

MathThis District
All Students54%
Female55%
Male53%
Black or African American34%
Asian72%
Hispanic or Latino45%
Multiracial40%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)62%
Economically disadvantaged students49%
Not economically disadvantaged students68%
Title I55%
Students with disabilities12%
Students without disabilities60%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)7%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant54%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students59%
Female65%
Male52%
Black or African American58%
Asian80%
Hispanic or Latino54%
Multiracial59%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)60%
Economically disadvantaged students56%
Not economically disadvantaged students70%
Title I40%
Students with disabilities12%
Students without disabilities68%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)10%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant59%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 136%

MathThis District
All Students45%
Female46%
Male44%
Black or African American39%
Asian80%
Hispanic or Latino36%
Multiracial41%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)51%
Economically disadvantaged students40%
Not economically disadvantaged students61%
Title I30%
Students with disabilities9%
Students without disabilities52%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)6%
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant45%
Former LEP student - monitoring year 118%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students57%
Female66%
Male49%
Black or African American61%
Asian70%
Hispanic or Latino43%
Multiracial59%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged students54%
Not economically disadvantaged students68%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities12%
Students without disabilities68%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)10%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant57%

MathThis District
All Students42%
Female44%
Male40%
Black or African American30%
Asian65%
Hispanic or Latino29%
Multiracial30%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)50%
Economically disadvantaged students39%
Not economically disadvantaged students52%
Title I25%
Students with disabilities7%
Students without disabilities51%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)9%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant42%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students57%
Female60%
Male52%
Black or African American58%
Asian62%
Hispanic or Latino44%
Multiracial59%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)63%
Economically disadvantaged students51%
Not economically disadvantaged students71%
Title I33%
Students with disabilities21%
Students without disabilities68%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)17%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant57%

WritingThis District
All Students36%
Female52%
Male24%
Black or African American44%
Asian46%
Hispanic or Latino28%
Multiracial43%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)36%
Economically disadvantaged students34%
Not economically disadvantaged students42%
Title I21%
Students with disabilities8%
Students without disabilities45%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)17%
Proficient in English36%
Non-migrant36%

MathThis District
All Students34%
Female34%
Male35%
Black or African American28%
Asian58%
Hispanic or Latino23%
Multiracial46%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (non-Hispanic)38%
Economically disadvantaged students29%
Not economically disadvantaged students49%
Title I9%
Students with disabilities11%
Students without disabilities42%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)3%
Proficient in English38%
Non-migrant34%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students67%
Female72%
Male63%
Black or African American65%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino56%
Multiracial42%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander88%
White (non-Hispanic)72%
Economically disadvantaged students62%
Not economically disadvantaged students76%
Students with disabilities23%
Students without disabilities78%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)11%
Proficient in English71%
Non-migrant67%

WritingThis District
All Students33%
Female38%
Male27%
Black or African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino19%
Multiracial42%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander44%
White (non-Hispanic)37%
Economically disadvantaged students24%
Not economically disadvantaged students45%
Students with disabilities6%
Students without disabilities39%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)0%
Proficient in English35%
Non-migrant33%

MathThis District
All Students20%
Female15%
Male26%
Black or African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic or Latino10%
Multiracial17%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander31%
White (non-Hispanic)23%
Economically disadvantaged students13%
Not economically disadvantaged students31%
Students with disabilities1%
Students without disabilities25%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)0%
Proficient in English21%
Non-migrant20%
Source: RI Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Rhode Island used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science.
  • The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Rhode Island.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Rhode Island Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 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 the proficient level.

Testing in Rhode Island: An Overview

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