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North Pembroke Elementary School

Public | PK-6 & ungraded

 
 

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5 stars

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Posted January 8, 2012

My daughter started in this school in 2nd grade and attended 2 other elementary schools prior to this one. Out of all of them, this is the best. The curriculum is great, the parent involvement is wonderful and the activities they put together make all of the parents and students feel like one big happy family. The only thing I would change is that I wish the principal had a stronger voice.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2009

Accelerated classes being offered in 5th and 6th grade, a truly talented strings teacher, a great band teacher, and the overall most caring staff that any school could ever wish for. This school provides the children with a challenging learning environment, but also make each child feel special and safe.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 29, 2007

Great School! We are from Newport Beach, CA and are extremely happy with the teachers and school work in Pembroke!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 20, 2005

This is a pretty good school. The education level is high and it was actually nominated 91st out of the top 100 schools in the country. The kids didn't always get Music, Art, and gym though because of recent budget cuts. There are lots of positions for parent volenteer. They even have a week where parents can see what their kids do during their school day. the school has a great staff with very caring teachers and it holds lots of town events.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 20, 2005

It is a very good school. Very educated. The staff is nice and very helpful. Limeted extracurricular activities because of recent budget cuts. Lots of positions for parent volenteers. overall great school.
—Submitted by a student


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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.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
80%
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.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
75%
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.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
78%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
61%
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.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
84%
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 Students58%
Female71%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students69%
Female78%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities17%
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 Students50%
Female58%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities8%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students58%
Female50%
Male65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities8%
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%
Female75%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students88%
Female90%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students77%
Female75%
Male80%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White77%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities47%
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 Students77%
Female81%
Male72%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities42%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students84%
Female80%
Male88%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities42%
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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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

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
White 97% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Black 1% 8%
Hispanic 1% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 13%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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72 Pilgrim Rd
Pembroke, MA 02359
Phone: (781) 826-5115

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