Bloomington: Eighth, fifth grade see major gains; seventh grade scores fall

June 21, 2014 at 1:21 a.m.

Preliminary results from the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness show a 23 percentage point increase in passing rates for eighth-grade reading and math and a 23-point decrease in seventh-grade math in the Bloomington school district.

The district's largest improvements were made in the fifth and eighth grades.

High school biology saw a 19-point increase, and seventh-grade reading saw a decrease by 17 points.

Superintendent Delores Warnell and James Pieper, Bloomington High School principal, could not be reached for comment.



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