ACT scores at the local high school have been a hot topic over the past month.
The Greensburg Record Herald reported in its Sept. 5 issue that Adair County is ranked 189th out of 230 high schools in the state.
The Community Voice analyzed ACT data from the Kentucky Department of Education that aligns with the same results released by Green County. There are no official state rankings from the Kentucky Department of Education as of yet.
Out of 230 high schools (169 school districts), Adair County’s ACT composite score ranked on the low end at 189 with a score of 17.5.
Six other high schools in the state have the same score, including Bullitt Central High, Fleming County High, Harlan County High, Magoffin County High and Perry County Central High.
The No. 1 ranking school is Dupont Manual High with a composite score of 25.7 and the lowest ranking school is Iroquois High with a composite score of 14.7. Both schools are in the Jefferson County Public School District.
Adair County High School scores were 16 in English, 18.2 in math, 17.4 in reading and 18 in science with a 17.5 composite score for the 2011-2012 school year.
Scores in each subject dropped compared to previous years…
To read more, get this week’s issue of the Adair County Community Voice. Newspapers will be in news racks throughout Adair County this afternoon and in mailboxes on Thursdays.
By Allison Cross-Hollon