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Analysis: 94 percent of Beardstown Jr/Sr students fail annual tests

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By Local Labs News Service | Dec 31, 2017

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Academic results data released recently reveals 6 percent of Beardstown Jr/Sr High School students are considered on track for the next grade level, according to a West Central Reporter analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

The end-of-year tests known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, are administered to third- through eighth-graders in Illinois, testing them in reading and math based on Common Core standards. A composite score combines the results of the subject tests.

Composite scores for Beardstown Jr/Sr High School show about 6 percent met expectations and 0.5 percent exceeded them. Students whose results are in either category passed the tests and are considered prepared for the next grade level, college or work.

Another 22 percent approached expectations, 34 percent partially met expectations and 38 percent did not meet expectations. Students who scored in these categories are not ready for the next level of schooling, according to the test.

Test results at Beardstown Jr/Sr High School, which enrolled 838 students in 2017, surpassed state averages.

Statewide, 34 percent of students passed the test and 66 percent failed.

Of students statewide who passed, only five percent 'exceeded' expectations.

Beardstown Jr/Sr High School's scores over 3 years

Year
Passed
Failed
2017
6%
94.0%
2016
6.5%
93.5%
2015
6.3%
93.7%

How Adams, Bond, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Christian, Clinton, Fayette, Fulton, Greene, Henderson, Knox, Log County schools' scores compare

School
City
County
Passed
Failed
Hamilton Jr/Sr High School
Hamilton
Hancock
37.3%
62.7%
Triopia Jr-Sr High School
Concord
Morgan
37.3%
62.7%
Virginia Jr/Sr High School
Virginia
Cass
26.1%
73.9%
North Greene Jr/Sr High School
White Hall
Greene
21.5%
78.5%
Brussels High School
Brussels
Calhoun
20%
80.0%
Waverly Junior/Senior High School
Waverly
Morgan
16.6%
83.4%
Franklin Jr/Sr High School
Franklin
Morgan
13.7%
86.3%
Southeastern Jr/Sr High School
Augusta
Hancock
13.7%
86.3%
Beardstown Jr/Sr High School
Beardstown
Cass
6%
94.0%

Top 20 Illinois schools' scores

School
City
County
Passed
Failed
Young Magnet High School
Chicago
Cook
93.5%
6.5%
Lane Technical High School
Chicago
Cook
93.1%
6.9%
Taft High School
Chicago
Cook
74.3%
25.7%
Dieterich Jr/Sr High School
Dieterich
Effingham
56.5%
43.5%
Princeville High School
Princeville
Peoria
56%
44.0%
Alwood Middle/High School
Woodhull
Henry
52.2%
47.8%
Kenwood Academy High School
Chicago
Cook
51.6%
48.4%
Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School
Chicago
Cook
50.4%
49.6%
Nokomis Jr/Sr High School
Nokomis
Montgomery
45.7%
54.3%
Fisher Jr/Sr High School
Fisher
Champaign
45.5%
54.5%
Eastland Jr/Sr High School
Lanark
Carroll
40.7%
59.3%
Joppa Junior & Senior High School
Joppa
Massac
40.1%
59.9%
Cerro Gordo Junior And Senior High School
Cerro Gordo
Piatt
40%
60.0%
R. O. W. V. A. Junior And Senior High School
Oneida
Knox
39.4%
60.6%
Brooks College Prep Academy High School
Chicago
Cook
38.5%
61.5%
Casey-westfield Jr/Sr High School
Casey
Clark
38.5%
61.5%
Triopia Jr-Sr High School
Concord
Morgan
37.3%
62.7%
Hamilton Jr/Sr High School
Hamilton
Hancock
37.3%
62.7%
Liberty High School
Liberty
Adams
37.3%
62.7%
Forreston Jr/Sr High School
Forreston
Ogle
36.8%
63.2%

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