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West Tatnuck

Public | PK-6 & ungraded | 334 students

 
 

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4 reviews of this school


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Posted June 6, 2013

This is a small school with great community of teachers, students, and strong leadership! Students are challenged at their own levels and a culture of respect and achievement is well established.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

We have teachers who really care.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 6, 2009

This school is great! the teachers are wonderful and really take the time to get to know every student on some level or another which is really great,


Posted March 23, 2008

This is an excellent school where children can feel comfortable in a demanding, but worth the time school. The academics are wonderful and the staff is very kind. The environment for learning is fantastic because not only is it fun, but it is also educational.
—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 57% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

32 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
68%

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

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

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
59%
Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
41%
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.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
77%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

38 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
85%
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 Students57%
Female67%
Male43%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students82%
Female83%
Male79%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
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

English Language Arts

All Students73%
Female89%
Male63%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students66%
Female78%
Male60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
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

English Language Arts

All Students82%
Female88%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students79%
Female76%
Male81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students53%
Female47%
Male58%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
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

English Language Arts

All Students84%
Female94%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Title In/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Math

All Students84%
Female100%
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
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

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50%
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26%
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Test score rating 20131What's this?

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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Above 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 69% 67%
Hispanic 12% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 6%
Black 6% 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 35%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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