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Summit County students beat state education averages

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2013 Transitional Colorado Assessment Program scores for Summit County and Colorado…

SCSD State Results

Third Grade Reading 69 73

Fourth Grade Reading 69 68

Fifth Grade Reading 73 70

Sixth Grade Reading 78 73

Seventh Grade Reading 76 68

Eighth Grade Reading 68 67

Ninth Grade Reading 78 68

Tenth Grade Reading 78 70

Third Grade Writing 54 51

Fourth Grade Writing 60 53

Fifth Grade Writing 62 57

Sixth Grade Writing 61 58

Seventh Grade Writing 65 61

Eighth Grade Writing 56 56

Ninth Grade Writing 67 55

Tenth Grade Writing 61 49

Third Grade Math 76 72

Fourth Grade Math 77 72

Fifth Grade Math 70 65

Sixth Grade Math 78 62

Seventh Grade Math 63 55

Eighth Grade Math 58 51

Ninth Grade Math 51 39

Tenth Grade Math 46 34

Fifth Grade Science 52 48

Eighth Grade Science 59 52

Tenth Grade Science 65 51

Summit County School District students outperformed the state last year, according to results released last week by the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program.

The assessment measures student abilities in reading, writing, math and science.

“We were very excited to see that Summit School District scored as well or better than the state on 26 of 27 tests,” said Dr. Heidi Pace, superintendent of the Summit School District, in a release. “Students scored at or above the state’s proficient and advanced scores in all tests and in all grades except third grade reading, which fell below the state percentage proficient and advanced by four percentage points.”

This year’s high scores are due to the hard work done by the teachers across the district, said Summit High School principal Drew Adkins. But there are still plenty of opportunities to improve.

In his 18 years with the district, Adkins said he has never seen better TCAP scores out of Summit County students.

“I’m happy and proud of the work we’ve done to target students to achieve growth,” Adkins said. “As an example, we’ve more than doubled proficiency in writing for English language learners over the last year.”

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