Statewide test results: 84 percent of Alton 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 Alton Middle School math scores, about 15 percent met expectations and 0.5 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 21 percent approached expectations, while 33 percent partially met expectations and 31 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 Alton Middle School, which enrolled 1,408 students in 2018, 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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