The Texas Education Agency released STAAR Assessment results from last school year to the public this week. Sweetwater ISD Superintendent Mr. Terry Pittman commented on the results, "I will say that we are pretty pleased overall, we exceeded the State Average in 13 of 17 categories. Congratulations to the campuses for embracing this challenge and achieving scores that rank above the regional and state averages. We will continue to push rigor and making learning fun and enjoyable as we shoot for the BEST."
Assistant Superintendent Kathy Smartt added, "It is quite a challenge to test approximately 150 students in every grade and qualify for every subgroup's standards. That is a challenge that small surrounding school districts do not face. But, our SISD Team rose to the challenge and we are receiving praises from other districts. We are proud of our students, parents and campuses for accomplishing amazing academic goals. These results bring me joy. We have some subjects that we are still concerned about and we will work diligently to improve in these specific areas."
The chart below shows the percentage of passing score for each of the STAAR Assessments as well as the State of Texas average score. The last column shows the difference between the two: