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State test results: 90.3 percent of James Hubert Blake High School failed math

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 16, 2019

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About 9.7 percent of James Hubert Blake High School students passed annual math assessments in 2018 and 90.3 percent of students failed, according to a Maryland State Wire analysis of the latest Maryland schools report card.

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, is administered to third- through eighth-graders in Maryland, testing them in reading and math based on Common Core standards.

According to James Hubert Blake High School math scores, 9.7 percent met expectations and 0 percent exceeded them. Students whose results are in either category are considered ready to move on to the next level and are most prepared for college or work.

The Maryland State Department of Education did not provide exact figures for some groups of James Hubert Blake High School students because those groups included less than 5 percent of students who tested in the school. The analysis includes a range where exact totals can't be calculated.

Another 29.8 percent approached expectations, while 35.5 percent partially met expectations and 25 percent did not meet them. Students who scored in these categories are not ready for the next level.

The school's results fell below state averages. In Maryland, 28.1 percent of students met expectations on the math tests and 5.5 percent exceeded them, putting the percentage of students who passed at 33.6 percent. The rest – 66.4 percent – failed, with about 24.4 percent of students approaching expectations, 24 percent partially meeting expectations and 18 percent not meeting them.

James Hubert Blake High School math scores over 3 years
Year
Passed (%)
Failed (%)
2018
9.7
90.3
2017
15.9
84.1
2016
15.5
84.5

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