Iowa School Boosts ITBS Reading and Math Scores

Richardson Elementary, Ft. Madison, Iowa (IA)


DETAILS: 452 students in grades: Pre-K-5; Demographics: Rural, Title I: 24%, Free/reduced lunch: 49%, Mobility: 15%, Limited English proficiency: .4%; Race/Ethnicity: Black or African American: 8%, White: 81%, Hispanic or Latino: 10%, Asian or Pacific Islander: 1%.

RESULTS: After using Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Math with best practices, Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) reading and math scores increased, and library circulation increased by 56.5%.

REPORTING EDUCATOR: Vicki Stephenson, principal.

The full report is available online.

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