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Mattahunt Elementary School

Public | PK-5 & ungraded

 

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Posted September 28, 2013

my school is great I love it it awesome this school help children learn like me it a super school


Posted October 5, 2009

Its a school that deeply cares about their students. The staff is wonderful and go above and beyond their duties
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2006

My 5 year old son is a special needs kindergarten at the Mattahunt. He has been there for the past year and a half and loves it! He has made so much progress! Thank you to the wonderful teachers and therapists that work with him everyday!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 4, 2004

My child went her last year for kindergarten. She developed a lot of new skills from her teacher. But I did not like the public school buses and the disrespectful children.
—Submitted by a parent


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 57% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
19%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
23%

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 53% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
4%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
14%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
11%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
21%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
1%

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 Students11%
Female9%
Male12%
African American11%
Asiann/a
Hispanic12%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged7%
Title I11%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners0%

Math

All Students24%
Female27%
Male22%
African American23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged27%
Title I24%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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 Students9%
Female13%
Male6%
African American12%
Asiann/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged0%
Title I9%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learners0%

Math

All Students7%
Female9%
Male6%
African American8%
Asiann/a
Hispanic5%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged0%
Title I7%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learners4%
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 Students42%
Female57%
Male31%
African American38%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I42%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners14%

Math

All Students29%
Female39%
Male22%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners14%

Science

All Students13%
Female13%
Male12%
African American14%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I13%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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

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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
Black 63% 8%
Hispanic 33% 16%
White 2% 67%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Two or more races 1% 3%
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 69%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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100 Hebron St
Mattapan, MA 02126
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