Level Five

Chester Designates Parker School As “Level Five”
The John A. Parker School in New Bedford has been declared a level five school, meaning its chronically underperforming, and will be taken over by the state.
Commissioner Mitchell Chester says while educators and students in the Parker School have been working hard, the school should be doing better.
State Takeover Looms over New Bedford School
During a roundtable at the "Level Four" Parker School, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester made it clear.
Chester heard from school officials, teachers, and parents on any progress the school has made since it's "Level Four&am…
Parker School Considered For “Level Five” Designation
State Education officials have reviewed the most recent MCAS scores from the struggling John A. Parker School in New Bedford, and they're not happy with the slow pace of academic progress at the so-called "level four" school.
Superintendent Pia Durkin tells WBSM News, she expec…