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Cyrus Peirce

Public | 6-8 & ungraded | 307 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 67% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
52%
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.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
44%

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.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
52%
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 Students66%
Female63%
Male69%
African American41%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students56%
Female51%
Male61%
African American25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities7%
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 Students61%
Female72%
Male52%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged64%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students41%
Female54%
Male29%
African American26%
Asiann/a
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Title In/a
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 Students83%
Female89%
Male77%
African American64%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students45%
Female42%
Male49%
African American27%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
White52%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities15%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students35%
Female33%
Male39%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged35%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities15%
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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Test score rating 20131What's this?

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Student growth rating measures whether students at this school are making academic progress over time. Specifically, the rating looks at how much progress individual students have made on reading and math assessments during the past year or more.

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Math growth at this school

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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
White 71% 67%
Black 15% 8%
Hispanic 11% 16%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
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 10%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone: (508) 228-7283

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