Student Achievement

2019 Third-grade Reading Results

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced that 74.5% of 2018-2019 third graders met the requirements of the Literacy-based Promotion Act to move to fourth grade. Results of Spring 2019 testing:  74.5%, or 26,057 students, met or exceeded the passing standard, scoring at or above Performance Level 3 on the reading and language portions of …

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2018 Third-grade Reading Results

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced that 93.2% of 2017-2018 third graders met the requirements of the Literacy-based Promotion Act to move to fourth grade. Results of Spring 2018 testing: 93.2%, or 35,050 students, met or exceeded the passing standard, scoring at or above Performance Level 2 on the reading and language portions of the …

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2017 Third-grade Reading Results

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced that 92% of 2016-2017 third graders met the requirements of the Literacy-based Promotion Act to move to fourth grade. Results of Spring 2017 testing: 92%, or 36,057 students, met or exceeded the passing standard, scoring at or above Performance Level 2 on the reading and language portions of the …

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2016 Third-grade Reading Results

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced that 92.01% of 2015-2016 third graders achieved a passing score on the 3rd Grade Reading Summative Asssessment, including students who were retested over the summer. In the initial test administration in March-April, 87% of students achieved a passing score. Final results after Summer 2016 retesting: 92.01%, or 36,348 students, met …

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2015 Third-grade Reading Results

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has announced that 92% of 2014-2015 third graders achieved a passing score on the 3rd Grade Reading Summative Assessment. This percentage includes results from the initial testing period in April and retesting periods in May and late summer. Students must score at least 926 on the 3rd Grade Reading Summative Assessment …

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Literacy and Third-grade Reading

2018 Third-grade Reading/ELA Results 2017 Third-grade Reading/ELA Results 2016 Third-grade Reading Assessment Results 2015 Third-grade Reading Assessment Results Posted 5/28/2015, updated 5/16/2016, 5/24/2017, 6/18/2018 The Literacy-based Promotion Act, also known as the “third-grade gate,” was passed by lawmakers and signed into law by Governor Bryant during the 2013 Legislative session. The bill requires screening of all …

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