Thursday, March 31, 2011

Oshkosh Area School District Test Scores on the Rise

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 31, 2011): The Oshkosh Area School District test scores on the Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam (WKCE) are rising. Since 2005, district scores in math have gone up, on average, 6.1% with the largest growth occurring in 10th grade at an increase of 11.5% in level of proficiency. The reading scores, which were high to begin with (average of 84.5% proficiency in 2005), increased 2.7% in proficiency in the same time period. Of 17 districts of comparable location or size, Oshkosh Area School District students scored in the top five in reading and the top four in math.

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) will be calculated and released from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s Department of Educational Accountability in June 2011.

Detailed information on all state test scores can be found on the Wisconsin Information Network for Successful Schools (WINSS)


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