10 - 18 - 2013 MCSD students testing weaker scores in math; Improvements ahead
LEWISTOWN - Education is important in Mifflin County and the test scores were in discussion at the meeting of the Board of Directors Thursday evening. Rob Reeder Mifflin County Middle School principal reveal his schools score of a 87.4, which he explained that he was proud of the score and that everyone on staff there is working hard to improve it even more. Reeder went on to say that during the tested the student body seemed to be weaker in Math and Reading in which the staff is already coming up with ways to rectify the situation. The Mifflin County High School came in with a score of 69.7 with science and writing being their low score areas. Which may impose a problem because state grant money for schools are based on that school testing levels. The district recognizes the problem areas and are already looking in to ways to improve them in the future.