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Putnam Schools Show ELA Proficiency Growth

Putnam County third and fourth graders showed growth in TCAP Language Arts proficiency results during end-of-year testing. Data released Thursday morning indicates a 3.1 percent increase from last year, with 46 percent of third graders showing Language Arts proficiency. The results show a 5.0 percent increase for fourth graders, with nearly half receiving proficient scores. Data and Testing Supervisor Jason ... Read More »

As Testing Begins, Parents Can Help Students Be Ready

As school districts prepare for the start of state testing Monday, parents can help prepare students by encouraging good sleep and positivity. Putnam County Schools Data and Testing Supervisor Jason Stickler said the most important thing a parent can do is encourage their child to get a good night’s rest the night before a test. He said parents can also ... Read More »

Putnam Fourth Graders Look To Show Reading Growth

Local schools moving into the next phase of the state’s new third-grade reading level laws: growth targets for fourth graders. Putnam County Data and Testing Supervisor Jason Stickler said some 160 Putnam County fourth graders have been receiving extra tutoring as a result of their reading scores on last year’s third-grade standardized testing. He said the growth shown on April ... Read More »

Putnam Schools New Report Cards Give Context To Grades

When Putnam County students get their third report card of the year, it will include detailed standardized assessment data in addition to in-class grades. Putnam County Schools Data and Testing Supervisor Jason Stickler said this offers increased transparency to parents looking for context about a child’s grades. He said parents will be able to see how their child performed on ... Read More »

Cane Creek and Northeast Elementary Bumped To B Grade

The State gave Cane Creek Elementary School and Northeast Elementary School an retake on their letter grade, increasing the annual score to a B. The state recalculated elementary school letter grades after spotting a discrepancy between schools that take the second-grade TCAP and those that do not. Putnam County Schools Data and Testing Supervisor Jason Stickler said not all districts ... Read More »

Putnam ACT Testing Set To Begin; How Can You Prepare?

ACT Retesting takes place across over the Upper Cumberland over the next several weeks and local high school students are busy preparing. Putnam County Data and Testing Supervisor Jason Stickler said students who are relaxed and well-rested perform higher. Strickler said the biggest thing students can do to prepare themselves is just to practice. “I know that preparing for assessments ... Read More »