Statewide test results: 98 percent of East St. Louis-Lincoln students failed math
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 East St. Louis-Lincoln Middle School math scores, about 2 percent met expectations and none 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 11 percent approached expectations, while 33 percent partially met expectations and 54 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 East St. Louis-Lincoln Middle School, which enrolled 716 students in 2017, fell below state averages.
Statewide, 31 percent of students passed the test and 69 percent failed.
Of students statewide who passed, only five percent 'exceeded' expectations.
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