GSCS Students Make Strides in CRCT

FROM STAFF REPORTS::: UPDATED WITH DATA

Key findings from the recently released CRCT (Criterion Referenced Competency Test) show Griffin-Spalding County School System students making academic improvements.

In Grade 3, the percentage of students meeting or exceeding grade level standards increased in reading, math, science and social studies while English/Language Arts dropped by one percent.

Grade 4 results show students meeting or exceeding grade level standards increased in reading, math and social students while science dropped one percent and English/Language Arts made a small drop.

Grade 5 students met or exceeded standards in reading, math and social studies while making small drops in English/Language Arts and science.

Grade 6 saw English/Language Arts, math and science improving while reading and social studies dropped in the percentage of students meeting or exceeding standards.

Seventh graders met or exceeded standards in reading, English/Language Arts, Science and social studies while making a slight drop in math.

Grade 8 students met or exceeded standards in math, science and social studies but made a very small drop in reading and English/Language Arts.

“This year we established a district focus on differentiated instruction while increasing the rigor and acceleration of learning in our system,” said Denise Burrell, deputy superintendent.

Schools also included improvement goals to increase the percentage of students who exceeded grade level standards.

“I am pleased with our progress,” said Dr. Curtis Jones, superintendent.  “Our academic plans are focusing instruction on the skills that will make our students competitive in the world.”

CRCT test data: 

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