Strategies for Student Success 2015 - Page 49

Dyersburg City Schools DIRECTOR NEEL DURBIN 2,800 Students in Grades PK-12 | 4 Schools Rigorous, career-focused instruction orients students of all ages toward graduation and beyond RESULTS: Age-appropriate character development instills personal responsibility and strong academic habits in students at all grade levels year average. The district has a roughly 60 ACT preparation begins in elementary school and builds as students approach high school college over the past three years. Dyersburg’s three-year average ACT score is 20.5, more than 1 point above the state threepercent AP exam pass rate, and nearly twothirds of Dyersburg’s graduates have gone on to