Statewide test results: 82 percent of Marion Junior 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 Marion Junior High School math scores, about 17 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 31 percent approached expectations, while 28 percent partially met expectations and 23 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 Marion Junior High School, which enrolled 827 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.
Marion Junior High School's math scores over 3 years
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