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Westbrook Middle School

Public | 5-8 | 560 students

 
 

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3 stars

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Posted June 23, 2014

There are some great teachers at WMS. Sara Brokofsky is Cumberland County teacher of the year for '14. They are working on standards based grading like everywhere and transition is hard.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 11, 2005

I was not impressed with the school. No one ever seemed to know what others were doing. The teachers were never available for my daughter and she even got some lower grades she did not deserve. I am so happy that she is out of that school.
—Submitted by a parent


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

The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

186 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
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

Science

The state average for Science was 70% in 2013.

190 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
56%
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

Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

183 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 45% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
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 64% in 2013.

182 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

180 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
65%
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 59% in 2013.

202 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 69% in 2013.

200 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
63%
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.

187 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

188 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
69%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 58% in 2013.

187 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
44%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 85% 92%
Black 6% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 2%
Hispanic 4% 2%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 10%N/A43%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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471 Stroudwater St
Westbrook, ME 04092
Phone: (207) 854-0830

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