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September 27, 2013

Test scores move Madison County School District up to 'proficient' status




Berea Community Elementary School showed a big drop in its scores, with a 11.1 point decrease from last year. This places the school in the fifth percentile of schools statewide. Among all the county’s schools, it had the second-lowest score of 53.3 with only Mayfield Elementary scoring lower.

Berea’s middle school did meet its goal and showed a 2.3 point increase to a score of 51.8. It is in the 39th percentile in the state for middle schools. The school still “needs improvement” but is progressing.

Finally, Berea Community High School showed a slight decrease of .8 points from last year, placing the school in the 58th percentile.


Model Laboratory Elementary School did well with it a score, ranking it fourth among all Madison County Schools.

The elementary showed a 5.1 point increase from last year, placing it in the 82nd percentile statewide. It is considering a proficient/progressing school.

Model Laboratory Middle School also showed a 5.1 point increase, making it the only “distinguished” middle school in Madison County. Its score of 71.1 puts it in the 92 percentile statewide.

Model’s high school had a 4.4 point drop, but still scored high enough to place in the 96th percentile statewide among other high schools. Model high school received the top “distinguished” designation.

Sarah Hogsed can be reached at or 624-6694.

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