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Mt Greylock Regional High School

Public | 7-12 & ungraded | 4 students

 

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Posted March 24, 2014

This school, academic-wise, is pretty good. I am a former student, and after two years, I had to transfer to a different high school. In the two years I attended this school, there were at least two suicides. God help the students who aren't from Williamstown, because they WILL be treated differently by staff and students from the area, and NOT in a good way. If you are not from Williamstown, they treat you like you're poor and uneducated. There were a bunch of students from Vermont who left because they just couldn't take the bullying anymore. I would never recommend this school to anyone. If anything, the only good thing this school has brought about for me is that it encouraged me to get my master's in school adjustment counseling. Other than that, I am glad I left after my sophomore year.


Posted November 3, 2009

They teach us well and it is a comfortable environment, however we desperately need a new school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 21, 2009

It needs alot of work done in side. Everything is old and falling appart. How ever they do teach us well.
—Submitted by a student


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 71% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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92%

2012

 
 
86%

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87%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
66%
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.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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90%

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94%

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89%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 54% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
46%
Science

The state average for Science was 39% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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39%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
28%

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 91% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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98%

2012

 
 
99%

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92%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
82%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
74%
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 Students92%
Female96%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities30%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students72%
Female68%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
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 Students90%
Female88%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Title I87%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students64%
Female62%
Male67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Title I27%
Students with disabilities8%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students39%
Female34%
Male42%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Title I13%
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 Students98%
Female97%
Male98%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities82%
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students93%
Female87%
Male96%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Title In/a
Students with disabilities45%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students64%
Female57%
Male68%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
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

Biology

The state average for Biology was 73% in 2013.

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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 65% in 2013.

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65%
Introductory Physics

The state average for Introductory Physics was 63% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
61%
Tech/Engineering

The state average for Tech/Engineering was 49% in 2013.

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Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCAS STE) to test students in high school in biology, chemistry, introductory physics and technology/engineering. The MCAS STE 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

Biology

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Chemistry

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Introductory Physics

All Students80%
Female82%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Tech/Engineering

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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 Science and Technology/Engineering Tests (MCAS STE) to test students in high school in biology, chemistry, introductory physics and technology/engineering. The MCAS STE 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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24%
of schools in the state are Below average
50%
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26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

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Reading growth at this school

Above average


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College readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond.

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SAT participation

61%

Average SAT score

1595

Graduation rate

95%


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.

3 This rating is based on composite SAT scores, SAT participation (% of 11th graders taking the SAT), and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2012-13.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 67%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
Black 2% 8%
Hispanic 2% 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 16%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1781 Cold Spring Rd
Williamstown, MA 01267
Phone: (413) 458-9582

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