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Ferryway School

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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 57% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
67%
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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
31%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
46%
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.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
43%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
43%
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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
52%

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 71% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
49%
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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
52%

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

All Students49%
Female62%
Male35%
African American39%
Asian65%
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Title I49%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners21%

Math

All Students59%
Female68%
Male48%
African American43%
Asian82%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Title I59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners62%
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%
Female43%
Male20%
African American25%
Asian41%
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
White20%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged21%
Title I29%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners18%

Math

All Students52%
Female52%
Male52%
African American35%
Asian81%
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities23%
English language learners45%
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 Students63%
Female65%
Male60%
African American57%
Asian75%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Title I63%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learners21%

Math

All Students48%
Female53%
Male44%
African American36%
Asian75%
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Title I48%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learners21%

Science

All Students52%
Female48%
Male57%
African American43%
Asian79%
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learners36%
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 Students64%
Female70%
Male58%
African American63%
Asian73%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Title I64%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students65%
Female75%
Male56%
African American48%
Asian82%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Title I65%
Students with disabilities0%
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 Students73%
Female83%
Male67%
African American53%
Asian89%
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Title I73%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learners55%

Math

All Students52%
Female58%
Male47%
African American37%
Asian83%
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learners36%
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 Students88%
Female92%
Male84%
African American72%
Asian90%
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Title I88%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students59%
Female59%
Male59%
African American39%
Asian90%
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Title I59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students45%
Female41%
Male50%
African American22%
Asian90%
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Title I45%
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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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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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 30% 16%
White 27% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 19% 6%
Black 19% 8%
Two or more races 4% 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 70%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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