State to district comparison of NeSA scores

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Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 12:00 am

The Nebraska Department of Education released the Nebraska State Accountability scores from the spring reading, writing, math and science tests. Overall, Gretna Public Schools held a proficiency rating above state averages.

Grade comparisons of the district to state proficiency ratings are as follows:

Reading

• The third grade state proficiency rating is 77 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 90 percent.

• The fourth grade state proficiency rating is 79 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 83 percent.

• The fifth grade state proficiency rating is 78 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 90 percent.

• The sixth grade state proficiency rating is 77 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 94 percent.

• The seventh grade state proficiency rating is 79 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 92 percent.

• The eighth grade state proficiency rating is 78, the GPS proficiency rating is 92 percent.

• The 11th grade state proficiency rating is 67 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 76 percent.

Math

• The third grade state proficiency rating is 75 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 85 percent.

• The fourth grade state proficiency rating is 77 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 77 percent.

• The fifth grade state proficiency rating is 75 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 83 percent.

• The sixth grade state proficiency rating is 67 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 75 percent.

• The seventh grade state proficiency rating is 70 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 78 percent.

• The eighth grade state proficiency rating is 66 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 79 percent.

• The 11th grade state proficiency rating is 58 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 77 percent.

Science

• The fifth grade state proficiency rating is 68 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 81 percent.

• The eighth grade state proficiency rating is 70 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 76 percent.

• The 11th grade state proficiency rating is 73 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 87 percent.

Writing

• The fourth grade state proficiency rating is 69 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 73 percent.

• The eighth grade state proficiency rating is 68 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 85 percent.

• The 11th grade state proficiency rating is 69 percent, the GPS proficiency rating is 91 percent.

– by Vince Mancuso

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