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Jenkins Elementary School

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Posted April 3, 2011

Excellence at Jenkins!! Both of my children have had the best experiences in the education and love going to school everyday!!Go Sharks!! We love Jenkins!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2009

I am a parent of 2 Jenkins students. It's a wonderful school. Not only do we have fabulous hard working teachers, but we have an amazing staff as well. Our principal, John Willis, is the best principal I've ever come across. No matter what your issue is big or small he is available to sit and talk with you. He goes into the classrooms and sits with the kids and truly gets to know them. Regardless of your child's needs they make sure to fulfill them. Each and every child gets the best and comes out with a great education. We are so lucky to have such an amazing public elementary school for our kids to attend.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
86%

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.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

114 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
53%
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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
84%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
78%
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 Students84%
Female91%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities42%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students81%
Female86%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities23%
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 Students62%
Female71%
Male54%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students73%
Female73%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities24%
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 Students94%
Female96%
Male93%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged98%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities80%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students84%
Female84%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students84%
Female88%
Male80%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
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 (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 Students86%
Female94%
Male80%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students80%
Female82%
Male79%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities46%
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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Math growth at this school

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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 94% 67%
Black 2% 8%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Hispanic 1% 16%
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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