B.M.C. Durfee High School Test Scores

Test Scores

Subject Proficiency Testing

Student exit exams receive grades among multiple proficiency levels established by the state. These figures display how the school as a whole performed in different subjects.

Discipline School District State
Math 2.8 2.4 3.2
English 2.9 2.7 3.2

English Proficiency Distribution

English proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System test.

Total Students Tested 467
Failing 5%
Needs Improvement 20%
Proficient 60%
Advanced 15%

Math Proficiency Distribution

Math proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System test.

Total Students Tested 461
Failing 13%
Needs Improvement 26%
Proficient 30%
Advanced 30%

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 90.3
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index 2.0

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 60.8
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 73.0
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -12.3
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students -8.1

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 16.4
Exam Used for Index AP®

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 25%
Participant Passing Rate 54%
Exams Per Test Taker 2.7
Exam Pass Rate 42%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 14%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 2.1

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