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Lawrence Jr High School

Public | 7-8 | 356 students

 
 

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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 59% in 2013.

169 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
43%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

168 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
56%
Scale: % proficient or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 is 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.

Source: Maine Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2013.

181 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
36%
Scale: % proficient or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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 is 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.

Source: Maine Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

175 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
60%
Scale: % proficient or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maine used the Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MEA is 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.

Source: Maine Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 92%
Black 2% 3%
Hispanic 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 8%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Fairfield, ME 04937
Phone: (207) 453-4200

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