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Posted February 17, 2014

They don't follow children's IEPs. Does not feel like a community, you never know what's going on until the last minute, bullying is way out of control and they blame the victim for it happening by saying it was an accident or that happened to long ago. Transferring my child very soon.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2012

So far have seen lack there of great communication in teacher parent involvement the staff should try to bring more of a friendly I've chosen to change schools and see what other schools have to offer as far as an academic level.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2009

my grandson likes this school, he has attended several in the district, he is in 3rd grade and this his his favorite school
—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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
28%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
36%
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.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
32%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
25%
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.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
28%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
32%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
31%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%

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 71% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
44%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
38%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
20%
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 Students29%
Female30%
Male26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I29%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners0%

Math

All Students45%
Female39%
Male51%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I45%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learners6%
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 Students38%
Female26%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Title I38%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners7%

Math

All Students35%
Female30%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Title I35%
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 Students33%
Female50%
Male10%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I33%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students35%
Female40%
Male28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I35%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students27%
Female30%
Male23%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I27%
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 Students28%
Female22%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I28%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learners10%

Math

All Students33%
Female22%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I33%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learners10%
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%
Female73%
Male48%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I61%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students35%
Female44%
Male26%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I35%
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 Students74%
Female83%
Male66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I74%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students39%
Female29%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
Multiracialn/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students22%
Female14%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I22%
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

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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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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
Hispanic 72% 16%
White 17% 67%
Black 7% 8%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 6%
Two or more races 1% 3%
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 88%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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42 Prescott St
Somerville, MA 02143
Phone: (617) 625-6600

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