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Rutland Middle School

Public | 7-8 | 295 students

 

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Posted October 26, 2006

My son and daughter have attended RMS. They were both on the looping team where they had the same teachers for 2 years. The teachers have recently planned and presented units of study. My daughters classes have been more challenging than my son's especially in English. My son is now in high school and had to retake Spanish 1. My daughter currently takes Algebra I in the 8th grade. Eighth graders also have the opportunity to travel to Japan as exchange students. I have generally been satisfied with the education my children have received at RMS aside from the English and Spanish program.
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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.

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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61%

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 32% in 2013.

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
14%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 65% in 2013.

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
54%
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 Students61%
Female65%
Male56%
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)61%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities (IEP)8%
Students without disabilities70%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant61%

Reading

All Students79%
Female87%
Male70%
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities (IEP)29%
Students without disabilities88%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant79%

Science

All Students19%
Female20%
Male18%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
White (not Hispanic)20%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities (IEP)3%
Students without disabilities23%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant19%

Writing

All Students64%
Female81%
Male46%
Blackn/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilities (IEP)16%
Students without disabilities73%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
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 94% 93%
Hispanic 2% 1%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 48%N/A37%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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67 Library Ave
Rutland, VT 05701
Phone: (802) 773-1960

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