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Gerard A. Guilmette

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Posted September 25, 2013

Great school...Renovations are excellent! Student/teacher ration is solid. I couldn't be happier! We have been thrilled with the money that is going into the public school system!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 26, 2008

The principle of the Guilmette School is very rude and unprofessional. The teachers are great!! The security guards are rude I wouldn't trust them crossing my children across the street. If you child shall ever be sick other than a fever then do not keep them home. The principle will make sure she sends the officials to your door and call you all day begging to bring the student in to take a test that can easily be made up the following day just so she is not bothered to do make ups. Children do get sick other than a fever. My daughter suffers from restless leg syndrome. Would you rather have a tired child taking her MCAS or let her rest and make it up the following day...Think of how my child feels not yourself. No snacks for the students during the day and no public buses. Sick!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 23, 2004

It is not a happy place and is not a good learning environment. I do not recommend any parent send their child to the Guilmette School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2004

The Guilmette School has many great teachers with awesome energy. There are some activities concerning sports but I wish there were more though. The children need motivation because there are alot of negative images in that community. The teachers try to do the best they can to do so. Highschool oppotunities are great. There are many programs concerning that. One thing they can improve in is the curriculum when it comes to subjects and how long the teachers take to move on . The children get caught up many times on different things such as peer pressure and dont pay attention to the class work that much, because the teachers take too long to move on to the next topic. All in all, The Guilmette is an awesome school that has great technology and many chances for students to succed, you just have to concentrate really hard and be independent.
—Submitted by a former student


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.

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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.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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37%

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29%

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44%

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31%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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74%

2012

 
 
46%

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53%

2010

 
 
35%
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.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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34%

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42%

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22%

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42%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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41%

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35%

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30%

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41%
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 Students37%
Female48%
Male25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I37%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learners5%

Math

All Students74%
Female75%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I74%
Students with disabilities42%
English language learners55%
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 Students34%
Female41%
Male29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I34%
Students with disabilities3%
English language learners5%

Math

All Students41%
Female44%
Male38%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I41%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learners33%
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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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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50%
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26%
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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 93% 16%
White 4% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
Black 2% 8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 87%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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