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Frost Middle School

Public | 5-8 & ungraded | 472 students

 

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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.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
44%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
36%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
11%
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
57%
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.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
51%
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.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
37%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
19%
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 Students45%
Female51%
Male40%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Title I45%
Students with disabilities16%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students52%
Female55%
Male49%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students36%
Female39%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Title I36%
Students with disabilities4%
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 Students71%
Female72%
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Title I71%
Students with disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students66%
Female59%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Title I66%
Students with disabilities30%
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 Students71%
Female75%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Title I71%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students61%
Female64%
Male59%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Title I61%
Students with disabilities17%
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 Students68%
Female72%
Male64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Title I68%
Students with disabilities38%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students49%
Female50%
Male49%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Title I49%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students22%
Female17%
Male27%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Title I22%
Students with disabilities10%
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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How schools in the state rate:

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

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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

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 78% 16%
White 16% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 6%
Black 1% 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 77%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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