Officials with the Christian County School District gave a promising report concerning the test scores of local students.
According to school officials 8th grade students attending Christian County Middle, Hopkinsville Middle and North Drive Middle Schools made positive gains in their test scores on the state required Explore assessment.
When comparing the 2011-12 academic year with the previous school year, all three middle schools showed improvement in all academic disciplines.
The newly released data indicates the district composite score increased .7 of a point compared to last year and Hopkinsville Middle School exceeded the state’s composite score by .2 of a point for the first time in the school district’s history.
Superintendent Brady Link says he is proud of the test scores, but he says there is always room for improvement.
Meanwhile, school officials reported 10th grade students attending Christian County High and Hopkinsville High Schools also showed gains in their test scores on the state required Plan assessment.
According to the newly release data, Hopkinsville High School improved in every academic discipline except for math and for the second time HHS has matched the state’s composite score.
School officials report CCHS also showed improvement in all academic disciplines and the district composite score went up .5 of a point compared to last year.
Superintendent Link says he is thrilled about the test results.
The two assessments are mandated by Senate Bill 130 to evaluate student achievement and the school district’s progress.