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Clark County Students Get Low Marks On Proficiency Exams

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  Two out of three Clark County high school sophomores have failed the state’s math proficiency exam.

Sixty-eight percent did not pass this year’s test, which is needed to get a diploma.  That’s the highest failure rate for first-time test takers in recent history.

The highest passing rate was at the Advanced Technologies Academy, which focuses on math, with 71%.  Sunrise Mountain High’s passing rate was only 7%.

Clark County students did a lilttle better on reading and science proficiency exams.  They were passed by just over half of the students tested.

  • http://www.deejacobpito.com/2013/05/14/nevada-students-fall-short-in-standardized-testing/ Nevada Students Fall Short in Standardized Testing | Learn to Live

    […] requires every student to pass a proficiency exam in order to graduate.  Sixty-eight percent did not pass this year, which is the highest failure rate in Nevada’s most recent […]

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