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Burwell Students Receive High Marks

August 22, 2012

Results of the statewide tests (NeSA Reading, NeSA Math, NeSA Science and NeSA Writing) were released on August 21, 2012.  A report put together by the Nebraska Department of Education was sent home with the students which explained the results of the statewide tests.  Parents were encouraged to contact their school if they had questions.    The charts below will highlight how each grade level scored on the test.  Student scores were divided into three categories:  below standard, met standard, and exceeds standard. 

Burwell Public Schools-Spring 2012 NeSA-Reading Results

Students Who Met or Exceeded State Standards: 87.72% (State Average 74.2%)

 

Grade              Below Standard                       Met Standards             Exceeds Standards

3                                  7%                               55%                             38%

4                                  0%                               50%                             50%

5                                  12%                             38%                             50%

6                                  23%                             32%                             45%

7                                  4%                               76%                             20%

8                                  25%                             32%                             43%

11                                15%                             62%                             23%     

AVE                            12.29%                        49.29%                        38.43%          

 

Burwell Public Schools-Spring 2012 NeSA-Math Results

Students Who Met or Exceeded State Standards: 88.43% (State Average 67.4%)

 

Grade              Below Standard                       Met Standards             Exceeds Standards

3                                  17%                             48%                             35%

4                                  0%                               63%                             37%

5                                  4%                               54%                             42%

6                                  18%                             41%                             41%

7                                  4%                               68%                             28%

8                                  18%                             32%                             50%

11                                19%                             65%                             15%

 

AVE                            11.43%                        53.14%                         35.43%

 

 

Burwell Public Schools-Spring 2012 NeSA-Science Results

Students Who Met or Exceeded State Standards: 82.67% (State Average 66.9%)

FIRST YEAR

 

Grade              Below Standard                       Met Standards             Exceeds Standards

5                                  8%                               38%                             54%

8                                  21%                             57%                             21%

11                                23%                             73%                             4%

 

AVE                            17.33%                        56.34%                         26.33%

 

Burwell Public Schools-Winter 2012 NeSA-Writing Results

Students Who Met or Exceeded State Standards 77.67% (State Average 73.3%)

 

Grade                          Below Standard           Met Standards             Exceeds Standards

4                                  0%                               100%                           not a category for 4th

8                                  36%                             43%                            21%                            

11                                31%                             50%                             19%

 

Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies and Writing are really the cornerstones of the educational process.  All other learning is connected or tied back to these academic disciplines.  It is our goal that all students can academically improve and reach their fullest potential.  Interventions and programs have been implemented to help all our students be more successful.  If you have questions about any of these programs please contact the school.  Below is a list of some these interventions:

 

Accelerated Reader-all elementary grades

Stepping Stones Program-Kindergarten

Sound Partners-Grades 1-2

Corrective Reading-Grades 3-6

REWARDS-Grades 4-6

FAME-junior high grades

ALEKS Math-Grades7-9

 

                      

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