School Details

Howard School

70 Howard St, West Bridgewater, MA 02379
(508) 894-1250
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 4-6 & ungraded 317 students 16 students/teacher (MA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

71%
70%
53%
62%
61%
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
  • West Bridgewater School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
78%
65%
75%
73%
61%
60%
59%
51%

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
  • West Bridgewater School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
74%
67%
75%
75%
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
  • West Bridgewater School District average
  • Massachusetts state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Howard School is a public elementary school in West Bridgewater. The principal of Howard School is Mark Bodwell. 317 students attend Howard School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 14% of the 317 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Howard School is 16:1. Rose L. MacDonald Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% 93%
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 2%
Multiracial 3% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Asian 1% %
Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.8%
Hispanic 0.3% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 14% 11%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Howard School is made up of all dedicated and hard working teachers. The school Principal is wonderful!

  • (5 years ago)

    close knit commuity school

  • (10 years ago)

    The school has a great summer program that includes field trips hiking in the woods computer lessons and sport games! The cost is reasonable for the parents.

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