Schools make big gains
October 23, 2019
While recently released results from statewide assessment tests showed improvements among Sweet Home schools with some declines, administrators were able last week to report to the School Board substantial gains in three other key indicators.
Among them, the graduation rate increased by 10 percentage points last year, going from 71 percent to 81 percent in 2018-19, based on the School District's raw data. The 2017-18 figure, 71 percent, was released by the state in January and is the one reflected in the high school's state report card released last week by the Oregon Department of Educatio...