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John M. Moriarty School

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Posted July 29, 2009

my son who is autistic goes there and he is recieving the best education im very grateful
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2012.

82 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
48%

2009

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

81 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
38%

2009

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

83 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
30%

2009

 
 
72%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
68%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
51%

2009

 
 
49%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

76 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
51%

2009

 
 
72%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2012.

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
77%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

70 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
46%

2009

 
 
68%
Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

74 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
28%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

74 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
54%

2009

 
 
85%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students37%
Female39%
Male34%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic14%
White50%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%

Reading

All Students28%
Female30%
Male26%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic14%
White41%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities29%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English32%

Writing

All Students29%
Female36%
Male20%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic35%
White21%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities31%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English30%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students38%
Female26%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities37%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%

Reading

All Students37%
Female34%
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic35%
White48%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities37%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English42%

Writing

All Students40%
Female38%
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic50%
White46%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities44%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English45%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

Math

All Students65%
Female63%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%

Reading

All Students52%
Female55%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English57%

Science

All Students43%
Female45%
Male42%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities49%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English49%

Writing

All Students55%
Female68%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities62%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English62%
Scale: % level 4 or 5

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
Beginning in the 2009-2010 school year, the Connecticut Department of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the CMT test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Connecticut Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 46% 62%
Hispanic 22% 19%
Black 21% 13%
Asian 5% 4%
Two or more races 5% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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