School Details

Cyrus Peirce

10 Surfside Rd, Nantucket, MA 02554
(508) 228-7283
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 & ungraded 300 students 10 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

66%
66%
67%
56%
55%
60%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Nantucket School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

61%
61%
71%
41%
39%
52%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Nantucket School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

83%
83%
78%
45%
45%
54%
35%
35%
39%

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS)

In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Nantucket School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cyrus Peirce is a public middle school in Town of Nantucket. The principal of Cyrus Peirce is Caryl Toole. 300 children attend Cyrus Peirce and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Asian. 10% of the 300 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Cyrus Peirce is 10:1. Nantucket New School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 71% 67%
Multiracial 2% 3%
Asian 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 15% 14%
Hispanic 11% 15%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 10% 10%

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