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Latest AzMERIT scores from TUSD still behind state averages, but showing improvement

Posted at 3:20 PM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 20:58:41-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Tucson Unified School District announced Friday some schools showed significant improvement on AzMERIT scores this year.

There are 10 schools whose scores jumped 5% or more in both math and english language arts. There are also eight schools that showed a 10% or more growth in math and six schools that showed a 10% growth in English language arts.

Compared to the state level, TUSD has about a 10% gap from the state average in third, fourth and fifth grades, with about a 15% gap in sixth, seventh and eighth grades.

This is the first year that TUSD high school students didn't take the test.

Here's the full breakdown of school scores: