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Posted October 12, 2010

my daughter attends & they need $$ to make the school a better place for the kids!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 5, 2009

I am a school administrator and took a lot of time to find a school that I thought was good enough for my son. I have been VERY happy with GLCPS. they take the time to individualize programs for students, create afterschool and summer opportunities when parents make suggestions and the staff are not only professional but committed to the success of each student. I have never dealt with any teacher who has given me their home and cell number in case I have questions or need to know more. SEVERAL teachers at GLCPS have done that and my son is a regular, B/C student so there is not something done for special students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 1, 2009

This school is a joke teachers have no control over their students very unprofessional environment. Favoritism needs to end amongst teachers and students. School is a disaster.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2009

great school,academics and class size are great,have 2 sons in this school,who love it
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 7, 2008

great academics, need extracurircular acitivities
—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 65% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
45%
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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
42%

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 71% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
49%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
29%
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.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
48%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
22%
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 91% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
60%

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

All Students48%
Female47%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Title I48%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students36%
Female28%
Male48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
White49%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Title I36%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students22%
Female17%
Male29%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
White27%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged34%
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

English Language Arts

All Students49%
Female45%
Male56%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Title I49%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students51%
Female47%
Male58%
African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic52%
Multiracialn/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Title I51%
Students with disabilities29%
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 Students52%
Female63%
Male41%
African American31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Title I52%
Students with disabilities14%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students32%
Female34%
Male31%
African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Title I32%
Students with disabilities5%
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 Students74%
Female86%
Male64%
African American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Title I74%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students35%
Female39%
Male33%
African American14%
Asiann/a
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Title I35%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students17%
Female18%
Male15%
African American7%
Asiann/a
Hispanic7%
Multiracialn/a
White22%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Title I17%
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 Students93%
Female89%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Title I93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students71%
Female69%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Title I71%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students43%
Female34%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Title I43%
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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n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
n/a
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
Introductory Physics

The state average for Introductory Physics was 63% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
59%
Tech/Engineering

The state average for Tech/Engineering was 49% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/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.

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 Students33%
Female24%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I33%
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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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

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SAT participation

100%

Average SAT score

1429

Graduation rate

86%


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.

3 This rating is based on composite SAT scores, SAT participation (% of 11th graders taking the SAT), and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2012-13.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 60% 67%
Hispanic 21% 16%
Black 14% 8%
Two or more races 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Male 45%N/A51%
Female 55%N/A49%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 74%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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