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MCAS Math Percent Proficient or Advanced

Higher Statewide Standardized Test Scores

City Connects students outperform their Boston peers in middle school and achieve close to state proficiency levels in both English and Math on the Massachusetts statewide standardized test (MCAS). After leaving a City Connects school at the end of grade 5, significant long-term effects continue through eighth grade. This figure shows the percentage of students achieving in the Proficient or Advanced categories on the MCAS Math exam.

Citation: The Impact of City Connects: Progress Report 2014, p. 22-24.