High school test scores off slightly Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Oct 20, 2010 at 4:04 pm
Local high school students averaged higher SAT and ACT scores than their peers throughout the state and nation this year, and more students took both tests district-wide. However, district scores fell overall from last year, as did the number of Mountain View High School students taking the ACT.
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Posted by whatever, a resident of the North Whisman neighborhood, on Oct 20, 2010 at 4:04 pm
My concern is that there are so very many kids who either are transferred to Alta Vista High School or to Adult Ed. They are listed as transfers, but many of them never do finish high school. It's great to have SAT scores, but is MVLA really serving all of its kids?
Posted by Thom, a resident of the Jackson Park neighborhood, on Oct 21, 2010 at 3:13 pm
If these tests were given via text message I bet the scores would be higher. How many of these students consider english a second language? Or, let me guess. These tests now come in an assortment of languages?