The good news continues to come for the Middleburgh Central School District as scores for the 2019 Grade 3-8 ELA and Math tests have been released. The district beat state averages in several grade levels, and saw several more make significant gains in scores.
The following percentages are the number of students scoring at proficient levels (3 or 4) on the 2019 exams compared to the 2018 exams.
- Grade 3 ELA – 56% (up 6%, four percent higher than state average)
- Grade 3 Math – 57% (up 3%, two percent higher than state average)
- Grade 4 ELA – 45% (up 7%)
- Grade 4 Math – 53% (up 9%, three percent higher than state average)
- Grade 5 ELA – 58% (up 23%, twenty percent higher than state average)
- Grade 5 Math – 68% (up 7%, twenty two percent higher than state average)
- Grade 6 Math – 58% (up 18%, eleven percent higher than state average)
- Grade 7 Math – 40% (up 16%)
The district had a total average proficiency of 49% in Math, two percent higher than the state average. In the Elementary School, proficiency rates increased by 10% for Math and 9% for ELA! In comparison to Schoharie County as a whole, the district’s overall proficiency is six percent higher than the average.
And the news keeps coming! The district was recently awarded a $1million Advantage After School Program grant through our strategic partners at the Schoharie River Center. The grant was written by the district, Schoharie River Center, and Capital Region BOCES. The grant funds a five-year partnership to provide high-quality after school enrichment activities and instructional opportunities for at-risk children. More details will be coming on this.
Truly great things are happening in Middleburgh!