Grading our schools: 5 area districts improve PSSA scores

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Grading our schools: 5 area districts improve PSSA scores
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Five county school districts improved from last year’s ranking in Times-Shamrock newspapers’ annual analysis of academic performance.

The districts – Mahanoy Area, Minersville, Pine Grove, Shenandoah Valley and Williams Valley – showed improvement in Pennsylvania System of School Assessment test scores compared with state averages.

The newspapers analyzed 2009-10 PSSA test scores and SAT test scores for 500 districts and more than 3,000 schools statewide, as well as a dozen other key educational factors as part of its annual Grading Our Schools special report. Districts were also ranked in each category against other districts in the state. Test results for the 2010-11 school year are not yet available.

This year’s Grading Our Schools report includes charts on the region’s 15 public school districts, as well as comprehensive online databases with searchable information on all 500 school districts in the state available at http://republicanherald.com/data-center……………. continues on Republican & Herald
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