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Rebecca M Johnson

Public | PK-5 & ungraded | 124 students

 

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Posted December 4, 2009

Hated it. Principles Do NOT know how to discipline their students
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 5, 2009

I think this school is a great school it has so much to do like singing ,dancing, art classes, tae kwon do, an more. The principal loves the students she's strict but thats good , the field day could be better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 29, 2008

I love the fact that my daughter, which is in Kindergarten comes home everyday with new fun things stories of things she did or learned in school. She wants to be a singer and loves the fact that she can get up on stage and sing in front of her friends.
—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.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
34%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
54%

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 53% in 2013.

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
19%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

105 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
17%
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.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
36%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
20%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
18%
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%
Female49%
Male39%
African American37%
Asiann/a
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I44%
Students with disabilities21%
English language learners40%

Math

All Students64%
Female66%
Male62%
African American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I64%
Students with disabilities58%
English language learners56%
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 Students40%
Female48%
Male34%
African American47%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I40%
Students with disabilities17%
English language learners32%

Math

All Students38%
Female40%
Male35%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I38%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learners26%
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 Students41%
Female45%
Male36%
African American44%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I41%
Students with disabilities26%
English language learners37%

Math

All Students39%
Female44%
Male33%
African American48%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I39%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learners30%

Science

All Students42%
Female41%
Male42%
African American51%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I42%
Students with disabilities22%
English language learners41%
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

Below 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
Hispanic 61% 16%
Black 30% 8%
White 6% 67%
Two or more races 2% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
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 95%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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55 Catherine St
Springfield, MA 01109
Phone: (413) 787-6687

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