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Area schools ISTEP+ results announced; County schools see overall improvement

 

The test results are in for area students from the 2012 ISTEP+ testing, and overall, LaGrange County schools saw some improvement.

Across the state, 71 percent of students passed both the math and the English/language arts section of the test, given in grades 3-8.

Westview exceeded the state average, with 78.2 percent passing both sections.

Lakeland Schools had 71.3 percent of students tested pass both sections.

PrairieHeightshad 67.6 percent of its students passing both sections. Prairie Heights Elementary had the largest building percentage increase in students passing both sections, up 11.3 percent from 2011.

Looking back to 2011, Westview Schools had a 6.9 percent increase in students passing both sections, English/language arts and math, to lead the county in overall improvement.

Lakelandsaw 1.3 percent more students overall passing both portions of the ISTEP+.

PrairieHeightssaw a 0.9 percent increase in the same category.

Westview (percent passing)

All grades: English/Language Arts (ELA) – 2012: 83.6 percent; 2011: 80.4 percent; 3.2 percent increase.

All grades: Math – 2012: 87.3 percent; 2011: 81.7 percent; 5.6 percent increase.

All grades: both sections – 2012: 78.2 percent; 2011: 71.3 percent; 6.9 percent increase.

Shipshewana-Scott Elementary: ELA: 86.3 percent; Math: 91.84 percent; Both: 82.88 percent; 2011 Both: 81.43 percent; 1.45 percent increase.

Meadowview Elementary: ELA: 86.18 percent; Math: 87.5 percent; Both: 82.89 percent; 2011 Both: 80.77 percent; 2.13 percent increase.

Westview Elementary: ELA: 81.1 percent; Math: 91.43 percent; Both: 79.3 percent; 2011 Both: 78.98 percent; 0.31 percent increase.

WestviewJr.-Sr. High School: ELA: 77.69 percent; Math: 88.77 percent; Both: 75.21 percent; 2011 Both: 76.83 percent; 1.63 percent decrease.

TopekaElementary: ELA: 78.52 percent; Math: 89.63 percent; Both: 76.3 percent; 2011 Both: 71.43 percent; 4.87 increase.

Lakeland

All grades: ELA – 2012: 80.7 percent; 2011: 78.3 percent; 2.3 percent increase.

All grades: Math – 2012: 78.3 percent; 2011: 79.8 percent; 1.6 percent decrease.

All grades: Both – 2012: 71.3 percent; 2011: 70.1 percent; 1.3 increase.

Parkside Elementary: ELA: 77.1 percent; Math: 87.1 percent; Both: 73.83 percent; 2011 Both: 76.21 percent; 2.38 percent decrease.

Lima-Brighton Elementary: ELA: 79.49 percent; Math: 76.92 percent; Both: 69.23 percent; 2011 Both: 63.7 percent; 5.53 percent increase.

Wolcott Mills Elementary: ELA: 70.16 percent; Math: 66.67 percent; Both: 54.47 percent; 2011 Both: 61.74 percent; 7.27 percent decrease.

LakelandMiddle School: ELA: 65.34 percent; Math: 81.17 percent; Both: 60.63 percent; 2011 Both: 60.98 percent; 0.34 percent decrease.

PrairieHeights

All grades: ELA – 2012: 74.1 percent; 2011: 76.4 percent; 2.3 percent decrease.

All grades: Math – 2012: 82.9 percent; 2011: 79 percent; 3.9 percent increase.

All grades: Both – 2012: 67.6 percent; 2011: 66.7 percent; 0.9 percent increase.

PrairieHeightsElementary: ELA: 80.3 percent; Math: 74.75 percent; Both: 69.19 percent; 2011 Both: 57.89 percent; 11.3 percent increase.

PrairieHeights Middle School: ELA: 75 percent; Math: 80.14 percent; Both: 67.07 percent; 2011 Both: 67.53 percent; 0.46 decrease.