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N H Wixon Middle School

Public | 4-8 & ungraded | 473 students

 

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Posted August 6, 2006

I am a former student of Wixon. I just graduated from there in June. I had some fun experiances. Such as all the field trips like the 8th grade class trip. That was amazing. It brought all of our classmates together and we didn't care any more about what everyone thought of one another. The sports programs are pretty well organized. The music program is excellent. They do keep the younger kids separated well from the older kids. Overall I had a great experiance.
—Submitted by a former student


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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 53% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
42%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
30%

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 65% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
38%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
47%

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 67% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
42%
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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
39%
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.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
44%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
41%
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 Students44%
Female55%
Male31%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities0%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students35%
Female45%
Male25%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Title In/a
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 Students52%
Female61%
Male41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities12%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students35%
Female34%
Male36%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White38%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities6%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students41%
Female41%
Male41%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities6%
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 Students67%
Female71%
Male64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial50%
White70%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities28%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students54%
Female56%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial30%
White58%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities28%
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 Students73%
Female92%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities25%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students46%
Female48%
Male45%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities13%
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%
Female67%
Male53%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students8%
Female10%
Male6%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White10%
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students8%
Female10%
Male6%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White10%
Economically disadvantaged3%
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 (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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 78% 67%
Black 7% 8%
Two or more races 7% 3%
Hispanic 6% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 40%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School start time
  • 7:45 am
School end time
  • 2:50 pm
School Leader's name
  • Emily Mezzetti, Principal
Fax number
  • (508) 398-7608

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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South Dennis, MA 02660
Phone: (508) 398-7695

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