Herald and Journal, May 1, 2000

Basic Standards Test results for area schools

Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted (HLWW) eighth graders posted better numbers this year in the basic skills tests than last year, according to information released last week by the Department of Children, Families, and Learning.

Eighty one percent of the eighth graders at HLWW passed the math test, and 77 percent passed the reading test, which places the HLWW students a little higher than the state average in math and a little lower in reading.

Test results show that 71 percent of the state's eighth graders passed the math test, and 80 percent passed the reading test. Other schools in the area had scores of:

School

Math

Reading

Percentage of students passing
Annandale

75%

78%
Buffalo

72%

84%
Dassel-Cokato

86%

88%
Delano

91%

92%
Glencoe-Silver Lake

68%

88%
Hutchinson

84%

90%
Kimball

61%

91%
Litchfield

78%

83%
Lester Prairie

50%

63%
Maple Lake

78%

80%
Monticello

81%

84%
Norwood Young America

76%

87%
Paynesville

73%

80%
Waconia

85%

89%
Watertown-Mayer

80%

83%

More information can be obtained on the testing Web site at http://cfl.state.mn.us/grad/results.htm or call 651-582-8843.


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