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Clifford H. Smart Middle School

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Clifford H. Smart Middle School GreatSchools Rating
Clifford H. Smart Middle School
8500 Commerce Road, Commerce Township, MI 48382
(248) 956-3500
Website
Type: middle-schools
Grades: 6-8
Public\Private: public
Total Enrollment: 1014
 

Test Results

Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress

In June 2014, the Michigan Legislature required the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) to develop a new test for spring 2015, creating a need to reduce a normal three-year test development process to nine months. We have been working hard to accomplish this and are excited to announce our new assessment system called the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, or M-STEP. The M-STEP will include our summative assessments designed to measure student growth effectively for today's students. English language arts and mathematics will be assessed in grades 3-8, science in grades 4 and 7, and social studies in grades 5 and 8. It also includes the Michigan Merit Examination in 11th grade, which consists of a college entrance exam, work skills assessment, and M-STEP summative assessments in English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Grade 6
English Language Arts School
 
57.1/100
City
 
54/100
State
 
38/100
 
Math School
 
52.16/100
City
 
94/100
State
 
82/100
 
Grade 7
English Language Arts School
 
56.52/100
City
 
67/100
State
 
40/100
 
Math School
 
44.72/100
City
 
96/100
State
 
82/100
 
Science School
 
49.07/100
City
 
35/100
State
 
18/100
 
Grade 8
English Language Arts School
 
57.45/100
City
 
60/100
State
 
39/100
 
Math School
 
45.29/100
City
 
89/100
State
 
73/100
 
Social Studies School
 
59.7/100
City
 
53/100
State
 
23/100
 

Michigan Educational Assessment Program

In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.
Grade 6
Math School
 
61.5/100
City
 
94/100
State
 
82/100
 
Reading School
 
84.3/100
City
 
92/100
State
 
81/100
 
Social Studies School
 
45.1/100
City
 
89/100
State
 
70/100
 
Grade 7
Math School
 
58.2/100
City
 
96/100
State
 
82/100
 
Reading School
 
79.5/100
City
 
92/100
State
 
76/100
 
Writing School
 
72.5/100
City
 
68/100
State
 
43/100
 
Grade 8
Math School
 
61.6/100
City
 
89/100
State
 
73/100
 
Reading School
 
89.1/100
City
 
95/100
State
 
79/100
 
Science School
 
29.8/100
City
 
93/100
State
 
74/100
 

Michigan Educational Assessment Program

In 2010-2011 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
Grade 6
Math School
 
94/100
City
 
94/100
State
 
82/100
 
Reading School
 
93.1/100
City
 
92/100
State
 
81/100
 
Social Studies School
 
89.3/100
City
 
89/100
State
 
70/100
 
Grade 7
Math School
 
97.3/100
City
 
96/100
State
 
82/100
 
Reading School
 
91.1/100
City
 
92/100
State
 
76/100
 
Writing School
 
67.1/100
City
 
68/100
State
 
43/100
 
Grade 8
Math School
 
94.2/100
City
 
89/100
State
 
73/100
 
Reading School
 
93.8/100
City
 
95/100
State
 
79/100
 
Science School
 
95.5/100
City
 
93/100
State
 
74/100