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Bryan County kids set the bar on CRCT

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POSTED: July 1, 2010 12:51 p.m.

Bryan County’s School kids tested well in the most recent Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, or CRCTs, according to results from the Georgia Department of Education.
The system recently learned it finished among the highest in the area on the 2010 CRCTs.
Overall, Bryan County’s scores were generally higher than in surrounding counties, such as Bulloch, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty, according to information from the Georgia Department of Education.
For example, first-graders in Bryan had a score of 851.02 in reading.
In Bulloch that score was 839.8, in Chatham it was 834.91, in Effingham first-graders scored 841.06 and Liberty’s reading score was 836.72.
The state score was 840.
Among the findings for Bryan first-graders.
- In reading, 96.7 percent met or exceeded the standard.
- In English/language arts,  93.6 percent of 1st graders met or exceeded standards.
- In math, 92.3 percent of first-graders tested in Bryan County met or exceeded standards.
- Bryan County second-graders also performed well as a group.
- 97.2 percent met or exceeded standards in reading.
- 93.3 percent met or exceeded standards in English/language arts.
- 92.6 percent met or exceeded standards in math.
Third-graders in Bryan County scored highly, as well.
- In reading, 93.8 percent met or exceeded standards.
- In English/language arts, 93.2 percent met or exceeded standards.
- In math, 88.6 percent met or exceeded standards.
- In science, 93.6 percent met or exceeded state standards.
- In social studies, 94.1 met or exceeded standards.
Among the findings for Bryan fourth-graders:
- 95.3 percent met or exceeded standards in reading.
- 92.9 percent met or exceeded standards in English/language arts.
- 86.1 percent met or exceeded standards in math.

- 90.4 percent met or exceeded standards in science.
- 87.5 percent met or exceeded standards in social studies.
Fifth-graders did well, too. Among the results:
- 91.7 met or exceeded standards in reading.
- 95.3 met or exceeded standards in English/language arts.
- 83.9 percent met or exceeded standards in math.
- 87.5 percent met or exceeded standards in science.
- 84.3 percent met or exceeded standards in social studies.
 Middle-schoolers also take the CRCT. Among the 2010 results for Bryan sixth-graders:
-  94.3 percent met or exceeded standards in reading.
- 93.5 percent met or exceeded standards in English/language arts.
- 79.2 percent met or exceeded standards in math.
- 80.8 percent met or exceeded standards in science.
- 75.8 percent met or exceeded standards in social studies.
Bryan County seventh-graders fared as follows:
- 92.8 percent met or exceeded standards in reading.
- 94.9 percent met or exceeded standards in English/language arts.
- 90.5 percent met or exceeded standards in math.
- 89.7 percent met or exceeded standards in science.
- 87.5 percent met or exceeded standards in social studies.
The scores for local eighth-graders revealed:
- 97.9 percent met or exceeded standards in reading.
- 96.4 percent met or exceeded standards in English/language arts.
- 88 percent met or exceeded standards in math.
- 85.5 percent met or exceeded standards in science.
- 84.7 percent met or exceeded standards in social studies.
Results for individual schools will be released in July.
For more information go to www.doe.k12.ga.us

 

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