Weston Public Schools’ Report Card is In

It’s true–it’s that moment when you rip open the envelope with your grades and wonder, how’d I do? I won’t attempt to sum up all the goodies because I know the mathies CANNOT wait to analyze all the graphs and numbers. Here’s the description of the report card by Dr. Connolly and the administration:


Every year, each public school and school district in Massachusetts receives a report card. Just as your child’s report card shows how they are doing in different subjects, the school’s report card is designed to show families how our school is doing in different areas. Following are links to our district and school report cards:

The report card includes multiple measures of a school’s performance – more than just MCAS scores. It represents a new way of looking at school performance, by providing information on student achievement, teacher qualifications, student learning opportunities, and more. 

Report cards are designed to be useful tools for everyone connected to our schools. Families can use the information to have meaningful conversations about what the school is doing well and where there is room for improvement. Community and education leaders can use the information to better understand how to support students and our schools.

You will notice on our report card that we are doing well in a number of areas, including our overall standardized test scores and growth rates, completion of advanced coursework, and graduation rates. You can also see a few areas needing attention: attendance rates, participation in digital literacy and computer science courses, and standardized test scores of students with disabilities.  

If you have questions about our school’s report card, would like to become involved in school improvement activities, or would like to request information about the qualifications of your child’s classroom teacher, please contact your child’s principal or one of us. 


Midge Connolly, Ph.D., Superintendent

Kimo Carter, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning


It’s an interesting report to click around in. Remember as always that report cards, being the numerical quantitative evaluation that they are, do not always tell the full story. I immediately reached out to Dr. Carter about high school absenteeism (both students and faculty) and he said that some of the absenteeism was due to an exceptionally difficult Covid and flu season (true, both owlets were out of school for several days along with the majority of the soccer team). They are trying to get more answers for the full picture.

In other words, the Owl’s advice would be to not freak out, but use the report card as a start to conversations.

Happy weekend reading!

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