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2016 PAWS Results Are Out; See Teton County's Scores

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Today, the Wyoming Department of Education released the Spring 2016 Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) and alternate assessments in reading and mathematics for students in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 4 and 8. Out of all students tested in Teton County School District #1, more than 50% of ranked either proficient or advanced in all categories. Here are the Teton County PAWS Math Scores: [image: Inline image 1] Here are the Teton County PAWS Reading Scores: [image: Inline image 2] Here are the Teton County PAWS Science Scores: [image: Inline image 3] According to WDE, statewide results indicated proficiency rates increased across most grade levels and content areas when compared to results achieved in 2015. The biggest increase in scores took place in seventh grade math, which had a 6.0 percent increase to 49.4 percent of students scoring proficient or advanced. Other increases were seen in fourth grade reading with 65.4 percent of students scoring proficient or advanced, fifth grade math with 56.3 percent of students scoring proficient or advanced. “These positive strides are the result of some great work from our schools, teachers, parents, and students,” said State Superintendent Jillian Balow. “We’ve seen high commitment to not only align curriculum with standards, but to go above and beyond where possible. Based on the efforts we’ve seen from school districts to learn from each other and take advantage of the system of support, it’s obvious that our kids come first in Wyoming.” See the full results on WDE’s Fusion site . *Feature Photo: h/t Teton County School District / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news