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E N White Elementary School

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Posted yesterday

This school is an abomination and my kids didn't learn anything because the primary basis is DRAMA.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2011

I love En white, there's so many programs and after school activities, my child has came out of her shyness thanks to it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 19, 2010

I love E.N. White for my child because it truly feels like a family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 19, 2007

My family and I are new to Holyoke and have 2 children that attend EN White. My 12 year old has always had learning issues and but is doing much better at this school due to the learning curve. Her grades are improving and seeing that has had a positive effect on her performance. Instead of being the bottom of the class, she is now average and excelling to do better. My son , 9, has always been advanced for his age and expresses some boredom with his classes, which concerns me due to the lack of challenges he needs. I wish Holyoke would put more into there educational system. It seems the race and class statistics of the school are disproportional with the population. I feel many middle to upper class families are opting to put their children in private school rather than staying and fighting for better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2005

E.N.White is a 'Great School'. The staff, including Principal and Vice Principal, is very supportive. The PTO is very enthusiastic and provides wonderful activities for the students as well as the parents. E.N.White is a great place to learn. There is a music program, instrumental and vocal, where students may showcase their talents. The atmosphere at E.N.WHite is safe and non-threatening. The students feel encouraged to participate at all levels.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
34%
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.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
27%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
39%
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.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
22%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
30%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
31%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
19%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
27%
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 71% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
29%
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 78% in 2013.

43 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
40%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
18%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
2%
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 Students24%
Female34%
Male13%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I24%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners8%

Math

All Students28%
Female30%
Male26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I28%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners15%
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 Students22%
Female25%
Male15%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic14%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I22%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students11%
Female8%
Male16%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I11%
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 Students35%
Female18%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students33%
Female27%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I33%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students39%
Female18%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I39%
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 Students29%
Female35%
Male24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students31%
Female35%
Male28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic24%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I31%
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 Students44%
Female46%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students28%
Female30%
Male26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
Multiracialn/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I28%
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 Students51%
Female38%
Male64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I51%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students41%
Female19%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I41%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students12%
Female5%
Male19%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic6%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged6%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I12%
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

Biology

The state average for Biology was 73% in 2013.

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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 65% in 2013.

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Introductory Physics

The state average for Introductory Physics was 63% in 2013.

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Tech/Engineering

The state average for Tech/Engineering was 49% in 2013.

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2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCAS STE) to test students in high school in biology, chemistry, introductory physics and technology/engineering. The MCAS STE 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

Biology

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Chemistry

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Introductory Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Tech/Engineering

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
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 Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCAS STE) to test students in high school in biology, chemistry, introductory physics and technology/engineering. The MCAS STE 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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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

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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
Hispanic 78% 16%
White 18% 67%
Black 3% 8%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
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 86%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Holyoke, MA 01040
Phone: (413) 534-2058

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