Tuesday, June 14, 2011

2011 High School Proficiency Exam results released

Today’s release of the High School Proficiency Exam results shows us that more than 90 percent of 12th graders in Washington state passed the reading and writing graduation requirements. As for math, 61 percent scored passing results. However, passing the math test is not a current requirement for 12th graders to graduate.

In addition, 49.9 percent of 10th graders passed the science assessment. This assessment will be required for graduation, starting with the class of 2015.

Click here, to view the full press release from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. For more information on state testing, please visit www.WAtesting.com. Also, state testing and graduation resources are available at www.k12.wa.us/Resources.

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