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May Street

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Posted June 14, 2005

May Street is a small school of roughly 260 students. It is close-knit, warm and welcoming. There is a lot of school spirit and school events to bring the community together. Parents are involved and they have great art, gym, and music teachers. I have two children there and love the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 4, 2004

My son attended Kindergarten and 1st Grade at May Street School. We loved it and appreciate it more now that we have moved. It's a close knit school. The staff was wonderful and always welcomed you into the school and classrooms. You can tell they really care about the children and their parents. The staff treated both children and parents with respect and I liked the way they handled discipline with natural/logical consequences (writing a letter of apology) as opposed to more punitive measures whenever possible. They were always willing to talk with me at any time and never made me feel like I was intruding. I want to thank May Street for being like a 2nd home for my son who adores and still talks about his 1st grade teacher. We miss you May Street!
—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.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
55%
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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
50%

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 65% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
69%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
65%
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.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
80%
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 Students59%
Female73%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Title I59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners58%

Math

All Students43%
Female39%
Male47%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Title I43%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners50%
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 Students47%
Female44%
Male50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Title I47%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners43%

Math

All Students49%
Female44%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
White59%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Title I49%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learners36%
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 Students72%
Female81%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Title I72%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students66%
Female65%
Male66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Title I66%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students46%
Female39%
Male55%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Title I46%
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

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Female65%
Male62%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Title I63%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students71%
Female75%
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Title I71%
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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How schools in the state rate:

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

Above 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
White 52% 67%
Hispanic 24% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 6%
Black 9% 8%
Two or more races 5% 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 50%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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265 May St
Worcester, MA 01602
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