Grade Five

English Language Arts

The following table represents the percent correct for the district by question types on the English Language Arts MCAS from 2011-2014:

2011 2012 2013 2014
All Items 74% 74% 74% 74%
Multiple Choice 83% 82% 82% 81%
Open Response 54% 55% 57% 59%

Beginning with the 2013 MCAS administration, the revised 2011 Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks in English Language Arts and Math were assessed.

The following table represents the percent correct for the district by topics on the English Language Arts MCAS for 2013 and 2014:

Strand 2013 2014
Language Anchor Standards 87% 76%
-Conventions of Standard English 85% 66%
-Vocabulary Acquisition and Use 87% 78%
Reading Anchor Standards 73% 74%
-Craft and Structure 81% 74%
-Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 75% 69%
-Key Ideas and Details 71% 75%

Mathematics

The following table represents the percent correct for the district by question types on the Mathematics MCAS from 2011-2014:

2011 2012 2013 2014
All Items 76% 74% 74% 78%
Multiple Choice 78% 78% 79% 79%
Open Response 73% 67% 63% 75%%
Short Answer 71% 71% 81% 81%

The following table represents the percent correct for the district by topics on the Mathematics MCAS for 2013 and 2014:

Strand 2013 2014
Geometry 71% 67%
Measurement and Data 75% 77%
Number and Operations in Base Ten 74% 86%
Number and Operations-Fractions 71% 79%
Operations and Algebraic Thinking 80% 71%
The Number System NA 98%

Science and Technology/Engineering

The following table represents the percent correct for the district by question types on the Science and Technology/Engineering MCAS from 2011-2014:

2011 2012 2013 2014
All Items 73% 71% 71% 72%
Multiple Choice 78% 77% 73% 79%
Open Response 62% 54% 55% 55%

The following table represents the percent correct for the district by topics on the Science and Technology/Engineering MCAS from 2011-2014:

Strand 2011 2012 2013 2014
Earth and Space Science 72% 66% 64% 67%
Life Science 72% 72% 72% 67%
Physical Sciences 73% 76% 79% 83%
Technology/Engineering 77% 68% 69% 73%