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Newton Public Schools

Key to average scaled scores: 200-219 Warning | 220-239 Needs Improvement | 240-259 Proficient | 260-280 Advanced.
Note: No results were released for the Science/Technology test in grades 5 and 8 and the History/Social Science test in grade 5.

All students
 All Students


 Spring 2002 Exam
Percentage of Students at each Performance Level
Advanced Proficient Needs
Improvement
Warning/
Failing
(Tested)
Warning/
Failing
(Absent)
Average
Scaled
Score
No. of
Students
Tested
  Grade 3
Reading District (1) 85 14 1 0 34 (2) 832
  State (1) 67 27 6 0 30 (2) 74,230
  Grade 4
English District 16 58 22 4 0 247 812
  State 8 46 37 10 0 239 75,094
Mathematics District 27 41 26 6 0 247 815
  State 12 27 42 19 0 236 75,855
  Grade 6
Math District 41 35 17 8 0 251 848
  State 13 28 29 30 0 235 78,767
  Grade 7
English District 29 60 8 3 0 253 874
  State 9 55 28 8 0 242 76,913
  Grade 8
Mathematics District 37 31 21 11 0 248 918
  State 11 23 33 33 0 232 75,362
History, Soc. Sci. District 2 27 55 17 0 232 917
  State 1 11 46 42 0 224 75,247
  Grade 10
English District 50 36 10 3 0 256 875
  State 19 40 27 13 1 242 66,184
Mathematics District 54 26 14 5 0 254 208
  State 20 24 31 25 1 237 67,343
(1) No differentiation was made between Advanced and Proficient in 3rd grade English.
(2) Average raw score in 3rd grade English.


Regular education students
 Regular education
 students

 Spring 2002 Exam
Percentage of Students at each Performance Level
Advanced Proficient Needs
Improvement
Warning/
Failing
(Tested)
Warning/
Failing
(Absent)
Average
Scaled
Score
No. of
Students
Tested
  Grade 3
Reading District (1) 91 9 0 0 35 (2) 655
  State (1) 74 23 2 0 32 (2) 61,122
  Grade 4
English District 20 64 15 1 0 250 615
  State 9 52 34 5 0 242 61,862
Mathematics District 32 44 21 2 0 250 617
  State 14 31 42 13 0 238 62,062
  Grade 6
Math District 51 34 12 3 0 256 627
  State 16 32 30 22 0 238 64,800
  Grade 7
English District 36 61 3 0 0 256 679
  State 11 61 24 4 0 244 64,445
  Grade 8
Mathematics District 46 35 17 2 0 253 705
  State 13 26 36 25 0 234 63,057
History, Soc. Sci. District 2 33 58 8 0 235 705
  State 1 13 51 35 0 226 62,983
  Grade 10
English District 56 36 7 1 0 258 747
  State 22 44 25 8 1 244 57,390
Mathematics District 60 26 11 3 0 256 747
  State 22 26 32 19 1 239 58,009
(1) No differentiation was made between Advanced and Proficient in 3rd grade English.
(2) Average raw score in 3rd grade English.


Students with disabilities
 Students with
 disabilities

 Spring 2002 Exam
Percentage of Students at each Performance Level
Advanced Proficient Needs
Improvement
Warning/
Failing
(Tested)
Warning/
Failing
(Absent)
Average
Scaled
Score
No. of
Students
Tested
  Grade 3
Reading District (1) 63 33 4 0 30 (2) 152
  State (1) 34 47 19 0 25 (2) 10,957
  Grade 4
English District 5 38 45 12 0 237 174
  State 1 18 50 31 0 228 11,620
Mathematics District 9 29 43 19 0 237 175
  State 3 13 42 42 0 226 11,740
  Grade 6
Math District 10 38 30 23 0 237 212
  State 2 10 23 64 0 220 12,643
  Grade 7
English District 5 57 27 11 0 241 187
  State 1 22 47 30 1 229 11,764
  Grade 8
Mathematics District 6 20 35 39 0 229 208
  State 1 5 22 71 0 218 11,271
History, Soc. Sci. District 0 6 46 47 0 222 207
  State 0 2 22 75 1 216 11,246
  Grade 10
English District 17 38 31 15 0 240 117
  State 2 16 36 44 2 226 7,885
Mathematics District 21 28 28 23 1 238 116
  State 3 9 26 61 1 221 8,050
(1) No differentiation was made between Advanced and Proficient in 3rd grade English.
(2) Average raw score in 3rd grade English.




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