Mansfield ISD Magazine Fall 2017 - Page 7

MISD Students Outperform State Averages in All STAAR Categories 2017 STAAR EOC Passing Rates T he 2017 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) scores were released, and Mansfield ISD students exceeded state averages in every subject tested. MISD students in grades 3-8 scored higher than the state average in reading, math, writing, science and social studies. State averages were also surpassed in the STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) exams, which assesses English I, English II, Algebra I, Biology and U.S. History classes. The district exceeded the state’s performance by 10 or more points in 12 of the 22 areas that were compared. “Mansfield ISD is a destination district committed to excellence, and we’re proud of the hard work our students and staff put forth,” said Holly Teague, associate superintendent of curriculum, instruction and accountability. “We strive to make continuous improvements each year.” Mansfield ISD’s graduation rate also exceeds the state average. The number of four-year graduates at MISD is 93 percent compared to the state’s rate of 89 percent. 2017 STAAR EOC Passing Rates Mansfield School & Family 5