Statewide test results: 77 percent of Pontiac Junior failed English language arts
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, is administered to third- through eighth-graders in Illinois, testing them in reading and math based on Common Core standards.
According to Pontiac Junior High School English language scores, about 22 percent met expectations and 2 percent exceeded them. Students whose results are in either category are considered to be most ready to move on to the next level and are most prepared for college or work.
Another 32 percent approached expectations, while 29 percent partially met expectations and 16 percent did not meet them. Students who scored in these categories are not ready for the next level of schooling, according to the test.
Test results at Pontiac Junior High School, which enrolled 378 students in 2017, fell below state averages.
Statewide, 37 percent of students passed the test and 63 percent failed.
Of students statewide who passed, only five percent 'exceeded' expectations.
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