Campbell County, July 17, 2023 (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Today, Campbell County Schools District is thrilled to report significant growth in testing scores district-wide. The newly released data reflects the district’s consistent commitment to improving educational outcomes across all grade levels and student groups, including English Language Arts (ELA) and Math subjects.

At the district level, average scores in ELA have risen by 6.8 percentage points since 2017, with Math scores closely following, boasting a rise of 6.9 points in the same timeframe.

The Elementary level witnessed significant improvements, with an increase of 12 points in ELA and 11 points in Math from 2017 to 2023. Meanwhile, High school students displayed an impressive rise in ELA scores, improving by seven points over the past six years.

The data also revealed promising advancements for Economically Disadvantaged students and Students with Disabilities. Economically Disadvantaged students demonstrated a growth of 2 points in ELA and 3.3 points in Math since 2017. Likewise, Students with Disabilities have made substantial strides with a remarkable increase of 5.1 points in ELA and 2.9 points in Math during the same period.

“We are extremely proud of these achievements which are a testament to our students’ dedication, the efforts of our teachers and administrators, and our ongoing investment in academic strategies,” said Jennifer Fields, Director of Schools. “Our commitment to enhancing education for all students remains our top priority, and we will continue to work tirelessly to foster an environment of growth and success.”

The Campbell County Schools District is dedicated to further improving student outcomes through refining strategies and interventions that have shown proven success. The data released today provides a promising outlook for the future and underscores the effectiveness of the district’s commitment to education. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/17/2023-4PM)