|Test score rating||6|
|Test score rating examines how students at this school performed on standardized tests compared with other schools in the state. Test scores are based on 2012-13 MCAS results from the state of Massachusetts.|
|Student growth rating||4|
|Student growth rating measures whether students at this school are making academic progress over time. Specifically, the rating looks at how much progress individual students have made on reading and math assessments during the past year or more. This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts from the state of Massachusetts.|
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