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Quinsigamond

Public | PK-6 & ungraded | 34 students

 

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Posted April 27, 2014

quinsigamond elementary,my little girl has been going to this school and hates to miss a day.the teachers make the classes very interesting so they learn faster
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2009

This is the best school in Worcester. Everyday my daughter would come home from school and I would ask her 'How was your day?' She would always, always, always respond with something positive. Also, another thing I like about this school is how much effort the staff puts into making Quinsigamond Elementry School a bully-free zone. I personally think that they have exceeded this goal. I am extremely pleased to say my daughter goes here, Anyone who has their child in this school should be pleased.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 15, 2009

The people there it seems like they are not happy. SOME good teachers and so many bad ones. Just glad to take my child out.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 7, 2008

My child had teachers she really loved and her cleraly loved her. Some of the teachers are really dedicated and caring. The facility is new and well maintained.


Posted November 14, 2006

I feel as though the students are not given the opportunity to delve into other pursuits with their education like history , geography , sciences , or literature .Main focus is only on simple math and reading , looking only at students as test scores and not children who require more for growth . All other subjects give a chance to expand and explore better reading skills and comprehension when put into something that excites the child . And all should start at younger ages to instill a love for education
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 15, 2006

The school principal calls parents attention for any simple reason in front of everybody like if they were her students. I suggest that she should put more attention in provinding a better quality education to the students and treating the parents as they are; adults and not kids. The school has excellent facilities and resources that are not being used at the maximum as the low stats and scores are showing.
—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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
43%
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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
29%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
24%
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.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
22%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
24%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
10%
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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
55%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
46%
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 Students34%
Female34%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Title I34%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learners34%

Math

All Students32%
Female26%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Title I32%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners27%
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 Students39%
Female37%
Male41%
African American67%
Asian43%
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners33%

Math

All Students31%
Female27%
Male34%
African American40%
Asian43%
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Title I31%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners30%
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 Students54%
Female59%
Male47%
African American70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Title I54%
Students with disabilities12%
English language learners40%

Math

All Students41%
Female31%
Male53%
African American30%
Asiann/a
Hispanic32%
Multiracialn/a
White57%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Title I41%
Students with disabilities18%
English language learners20%

Science

All Students20%
Female15%
Male27%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Title I20%
Students with disabilities12%
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 Students42%
Female46%
Male37%
African American42%
Asian63%
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged40%
Title I42%
Students with disabilities0%
English language learners10%

Math

All Students39%
Female40%
Male37%
African American31%
Asian64%
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Title I39%
Students with disabilities6%
English language learners16%
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

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
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How schools in the state rate:

24%
of schools in the state are Below average
50%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Student growth rating measures whether students at this school are making academic progress over time. Specifically, the rating looks at how much progress individual students have made on reading and math assessments during the past year or more.

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Math growth at this school

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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 39% 16%
White 33% 67%
Black 15% 8%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 6%
Two or more races 4% 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 83%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

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Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

Fax number
  • (508) 799-3517

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Gym
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  • Basketball

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Music
  • Choir / Chorus
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Worcester, MA 01607
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