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Poultney High School

Public | 7-12 | 222 students

 

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

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Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
44%
Science

The state average for Science was 32% in 2013.

37 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
8%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
64%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 37% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
18%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 30% in 2013.

33 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
12%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
8%

2010

 
 
8%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 45% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
33%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrantn/a
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Vermont Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

All Students28%
Female43%
Male16%
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged43%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English28%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant28%

Reading

All Students49%
Female62%
Male38%
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%

Science

All Students2%
Female5%
Male5%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged5%
Not economically disadvantaged5%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English2%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant2%

Writing

All Students40%
Female68%
Male16%
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Vermont Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

Math

All Students20%
Female21%
Male20%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)20%
Economically disadvantaged16%
Not economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English20%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant20%

Reading

All Students49%
Female56%
Male45%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)49%
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%

Science

All Students12%
Female7%
Male15%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)12%
Economically disadvantaged5%
Not economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English12%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant12%

Writing

All Students34%
Female42%
Male30%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)34%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English34%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant34%
Scale: % achievement level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Vermont used the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math, grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing and grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The NECAP reading, math, and writing tests are given in the fall and test students on content taught in the previous year. The science portion of the NECAP is administered in the Spring each year and has its results released the following Fall. The NECAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Vermont. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Vermont Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Vermont Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 98% 93%
Black 1% 2%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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154 East Main St
Poultney, VT 05764
Phone: (802) 287-5861

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