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Kathryn P. Stoklosa Middle School

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Posted August 16, 2009

I go to the stoklosa school in 8th grade , it is a really good school it has a bad rep but if you go there you will know that its not as bad as it seems . I get straight a's and just got into the national junior honor society . I love it there
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 16, 2009

Stoklosa school is the school I go to. I have had so much fun and I actually hate leaving school now. They can be strict but fun too. There is a teacher named Mrs. Murphy and she is awesome. I'm not sure why anyone wouldn't want to go to that school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 26, 2008

I have had three children attend this school since it opened. I like the class size, the individual attention and the teacher/parent communication.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 13, 2007

It is a normal middle school. But some of the teachers are crazy. They are like prison guards. The building itslef is shaped like a prison in disguise.
—Submitted by a teacher


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 65% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
33%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
36%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

134 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
6%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
18%
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.

162 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

162 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
44%
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.

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
45%

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 78% in 2013.

153 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

153 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
31%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
14%

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

All Students30%
Female32%
Male29%
African American20%
Asian32%
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Title I30%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners8%

Math

All Students41%
Female37%
Male44%
African American30%
Asian51%
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learners23%

Science

All Students17%
Female16%
Male16%
African American10%
Asian19%
Hispanic5%
Multiracialn/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged31%
Title I17%
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

English Language Arts

All Students33%
Female36%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asian36%
Hispanic19%
Multiracialn/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Title I33%
Students with disabilities15%
English language learners15%

Math

All Students43%
Female41%
Male46%
African Americann/a
Asian49%
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Title I43%
Students with disabilities15%
English language learners30%
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 Students45%
Female54%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asian46%
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Title I45%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learners22%

Math

All Students35%
Female41%
Male28%
African Americann/a
Asian40%
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Title I35%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learners17%
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%
Female59%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asian55%
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Title I51%
Students with disabilities15%
English language learners17%

Math

All Students42%
Female42%
Male41%
African Americann/a
Asian50%
Hispanic13%
Multiracialn/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Title I42%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learners22%

Science

All Students16%
Female14%
Male18%
African Americann/a
Asian16%
Hispanic4%
Multiracialn/a
White27%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Title I16%
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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24%
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50%
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26%
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Math growth at this school

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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
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 58% 6%
Hispanic 24% 16%
White 12% 67%
Black 5% 8%
Two or more races 2% 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 92%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Lowell, MA 01854
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