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Local Schools Perform Well

Outside Coffee County High School... By Barry West

Most counties scored well on TCAP testing by either improving or maintaining its grades in each subject. The graduation rate has gone up in Coffee County from 86.2 to 93%. The biggest turnaround is with African American students going from only a 66.7% graduation rate in 2011 to 90.9% in 2012. Also in the report Coffee County Grades 3-8 saw their social studies grade go from a C to a B. Science stayed the same at a B, Reading/Language and Math remained at C level. Writing for 5th and 11th grades continued to do well scoring A’s.