Madison County Schools received its first set of state assessment scores from the state this week under the state’s new accountability system. These new assessment scores are not comparable to any scores received in previous years, but will become the foundation for the state’s five-star rating system that will be in effect next fall.
Madison County Schools performed well on the state’s assessments last school year. In all areas that are comparable to previous years, the district showed improvements in scores. In reading, the district had strong gains at the elementary and middle school levels. The district also saw gains in elementary math and larger gains in middle school math. When compared to state average, Madison County elementary and middle school scores were very strong in science and social studies.