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Ruggles Lane

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Posted April 11, 2014

I am very unsatisfied with this school and my children will not return next year even if i have to drive them 1 hour away. My child needed help in her classes and instead of giving her extra help they chose to blame everything else and my child never recieved any extra help. My child was a straight A student at her previous school for 3 years and now she is failing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 4, 2009

The school is an awesome school kids love it there K through 6. Great staff makes great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 28, 2007

My child has been a student here since kindergarten. The staff is wonderful and I have never had a problem. My child has needed extra help within his learning abilities and this school has always been able to provide us with these services. I am very pleased with this school system and the faculty.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 12, 2006

This is a terrible school. My children go here but I am trying to get them out. This whole district is very backwards, they have a great mission statement, talking about how important higher education is yet, they don't follow this. Somehow they are getting away with this. You should stand clear of this district if you can help it.
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Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
62%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
30%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
37%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
60%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 67% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
50%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Female77%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Title I30%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students60%
Female74%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Title I40%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students52%
Female66%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Title I10%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students53%
Female60%
Male46%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Title I20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Female76%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White65%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Title I47%
Students with disabilities44%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students64%
Female68%
Male60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Title I47%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students71%
Female68%
Male72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Title I59%
Students with disabilities56%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Female78%
Male48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students71%
Female64%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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24%
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50%
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26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Average

Reading growth at this school

Below Average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 MCAS results from the state of Massachusetts.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math and English Language Arts from the state of Massachusetts.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 67%
Hispanic 3% 16%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Black 0% 8%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 29%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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105 Ruggles Ln
Barre, MA 01005
Phone: (978) 355-2934

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