Grade Three

English Language Arts

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

2011 2012 2013 2014
All Items 82% 82% 82% 82%
Multiple Choice 87% 86% 89% 87%
Open Response 60% 60% 53% 60%
Short Responses 68% 74% 67% 67%

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 91% 86%
-Conventions of Standard English 83% 83%
-Vocabulary Acquisition and Use 95% 88%
Reading Anchor Standards 81% 81%
-Craft and Structure 88% 86%
-Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 81% 92%
-Key Ideas and Details 79% 80%

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 78% 79% 82% 82%
Multiple Choice 79% 83% 84% 86%
Open Response 79% 68% 80% 79%
Short Answer 75% 73% 76% 69%

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

Strand 2013 2014
Geometry 78% 83%
Measurement and Data 74% 74%
Number and Operations in Base Ten 86% 86%
Number and Operations-Fractions 88% 77%
Operations and Algebraic Thinking 85% 88%