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Goddard School/Science Technical

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Posted March 18, 2011

I think ERAH is a good thing. My son does it and her likes it plus it helps them learn to read. I love this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 10, 2010

My daughter goes to Goddard School of Science and Technology and she'd rather go to a private school!And she hates private schools! I just think that Goddard should get rid of E..R.A.H because my daughter says that it's really boring.Also the teachers should create a better learning enviroment by not leaving scissors and such lying where students may see and use inappropriately...if you know what I mean.
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Posted July 15, 2009

Both my daughters Monet and Madison love the Goddard school. The teachers and principal have always showed that there concerned and want to make sure they do well. I think the school is great!
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Posted January 28, 2009

I have a daughter that goes to Goddard she been there since kindergatenand she is now in 6th grade she loves the school as i do.I have never had any problems there. The teachers are great and the principal is wonderful she is always there for the children and the parnets. I want to thank goddard for giving my daughter 7 great years in school. submitted by a parnet
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Posted August 11, 2008

my son has been going to goddard since kindergarten and now going in 6th grade.he loves that school and i do to.i think the teachers there are wonderful!
—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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
12%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
16%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 53% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
11%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

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

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
n/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.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

English Language Arts

All Students4%
Female8%
Male0%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged4%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I4%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners6%

Math

All Students12%
Female17%
Male8%
African American10%
Asiann/a
Hispanic7%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I12%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners9%
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%
Female25%
Male12%
African Americann/a
Asian30%
Hispanic13%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I18%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners16%

Math

All Students13%
Female14%
Male12%
African Americann/a
Asian30%
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I13%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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 Students24%
Female25%
Male24%
African Americann/a
Asian34%
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
White27%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I24%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners14%

Math

All Students22%
Female25%
Male18%
African Americann/a
Asian59%
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
White9%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I22%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners18%

Science

All Students15%
Female12%
Male19%
African Americann/a
Asian25%
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
White9%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I15%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners8%
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%
Female27%
Male30%
African Americann/a
Asian46%
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
White19%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I28%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners12%

Math

All Students23%
Female27%
Male21%
African Americann/a
Asian46%
Hispanic24%
Multiracialn/a
White19%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Title I23%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners12%
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%
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

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

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 63% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 13% 6%
Black 11% 8%
White 11% 67%
Two or more races 2% 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 94%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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