Statewide test results: 91 percent of Neal Math Science 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 Neal Math Science Academy English language scores, about 8 percent met expectations and 0.7 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 19 percent approached expectations, while 33 percent partially met expectations and 40 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 Neal Math Science Academy, which enrolled 609 students in 2017, surpassed 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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