The 2013 MCAS scores for Wakefield were generally comparable to the state average and in most cases, higher.
A complete breakdown of Wakefield’s MCAS performance – by grade and subject – can be viewed at this link on the state website.
Students exceeded the state average for “proficient or higher”
in all grades and subject levels, except for 5th grade sci/tech, which matched
the state average of 51%. In math, Wakefield students exceeded the state
average for proficient or higher, 69-61, and in sci/tech, by a 60-53% margin.
In the “needs improvement” category, 17% of Wakefield students scored in this category for English, compared to 23% statewide. The numbers were closer in the math (24-25%) category, and 32-35% in sci/tech.