The chart below shows the percentage out of the roughly 100 third graders districtwide that scored at an achievement level of 3 or better, considered satisfactory performance.
Year Reading Mathematics
2011 50 39
2012 45 31
2013 46 40
2014 49 50
Paced by a double-digit increase in the percentage of students performing at grade level or better,
In doing so, the
In reading, the improvement was 14 percentage points better than last year’s 33 percent. The 47 percent of students at pace with their learning is about the same as in 2011, when it was 48 percent.
“We were pleased to receive some reports of growth, a direct reflection of teachers teaching the standards required for mastery,” said Superintendent Nina Mark. As the data is studied and the strengths and weaknesses evaluated, decisions on the direction of the pre-K -12 school will be made.
“Thank you to the teachers, parents, and community volunteers who have been involved with creating a well-rounded education for the students of
A breakdown of the data for the 59
The number of 1s dropped considerably, from 45 down to 19 percent. The growth at level 2s was at 34 percent, nine percentage points better than last year. At level 3s, which is grade level, it was at 34 percent, 13 points better than last year. Level 4s roughly doubled, from 5 to 10 percent; and Level 5s remained at 3 percent of the third graders.
At ABC, level 1s and level 2s in math both grew, to where 46 percent of the school’s 37 third graders have a level of achievement below passing. Level 3s in math dropped from 37 to 30 percent, while level 4s and 5s were both pretty constant, from 20 to 19 percent of 4s, and 6 to 5 percent of 5s.
At ABC, level 5s in reading shrank by a tiny amount, from 11 to 8 percent, while level 4s contracted considerably, from 40 to 25 percent of third graders. The largest growth was in level 2s, considered behind grade level, which expanded from 9 percent of third graders, to fully one-third. Level 1s also shrank by only a little, from 17 to 14 percent.
Level 4s at