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Parthum Middle School

Public | 5-8 & ungraded | 548 students

 

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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 65% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
28%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
20%
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.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
30%
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.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

128 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
22%
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.

140 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

140 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
19%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

140 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
6%

2011

 
 
1%

2010

 
 
7%
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 Students42%
Female48%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I42%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learners24%

Math

All Students41%
Female48%
Male36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I41%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learners29%

Science

All Students16%
Female15%
Male17%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I16%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learners5%
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 Students37%
Female50%
Male25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Title I37%
Students with disabilities4%
English language learners0%

Math

All Students49%
Female58%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Title I49%
Students with disabilities18%
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 Students58%
Female63%
Male52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Title I58%
Students with disabilities25%
English language learners21%

Math

All Students28%
Female25%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
White16%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Title I28%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners7%
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 Students55%
Female60%
Male48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Title I55%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learners0%

Math

All Students38%
Female40%
Male32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Title I38%
Students with disabilities3%
English language learners0%

Science

All Students11%
Female9%
Male14%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
White18%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged19%
Title I11%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners0%
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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50%
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26%
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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
Hispanic 89% 16%
White 8% 67%
Black 2% 8%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
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 84%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Lawrence, MA 01841
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