Reading Percentiles Increase by More Than 10 Percentiles at Nebraska Elementary School
Lincoln Elementary School, Norfolk, Nebraska (NE)
DETAILS: School Profile: 167 students in grades K-6; Demographics: Title I, Limited English proficiency: 22%, Free/reduced lunch: 79%, Mobility: 73%; Race/Ethnicity: American Indian or Alaska Native: 2%, Black or African American: 1%, Hispanic or Latino: 56%, White: 41%.
RESULTS: First- and 2nd-grade students made significant gains in reading using Accelerated Reader with best practices--test scores increased 21 percentile points in 8 months, and library circulation increased by 764%.
REPORTING EDUCATORS: Jeffrey Lofthus, principal; Jane Uzzell, teacher.
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