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Elm Park Community

Public | PK-6 & ungraded | 33 students

 

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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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
30%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
30%
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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
17%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
19%
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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
31%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
22%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
18%

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 67% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
41%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
22%

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

All Students16%
Female24%
Male8%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I16%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners7%

Math

All Students27%
Female33%
Male21%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic13%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners15%
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 Students18%
Female19%
Male17%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
White17%
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I18%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners9%

Math

All Students23%
Female23%
Male23%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
White17%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I23%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learners17%
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 Students31%
Female54%
Male21%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I31%
Students with disabilities10%
English language learners26%

Math

All Students15%
Female7%
Male18%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic12%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I15%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learners16%

Science

All Students6%
Female7%
Male6%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic4%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged7%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I6%
Students with disabilities5%
English language learners5%
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 Students37%
Female50%
Male20%
African American40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
White21%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I37%
Students with disabilities15%
English language learners14%

Math

All Students40%
Female40%
Male38%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I40%
Students with disabilities7%
English language learners20%
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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24%
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50%
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26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Below Average

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 52% 16%
White 20% 67%
Black 14% 8%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 6%
Two or more races 6% 3%
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 89%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Worcester, MA 01609
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