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TCS ranked among top 10 schools systems in ACT testing

From staff reports

TRUSSVILLE — A report released to schools by the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA), shows Trussville City Schools among the state’s top school districts in ACT test scores.

TCS Trussville City Schools new logoThe report said Hewitt-Trussville students were 16 percent above the state average in proficiency on the test.

The report was initially designed to show the quality of teachers in school systems, but included data on ACT testing to prove how important quality teachers can be.

Trussville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Pattie Neill said the quality of education is Trussville is very high, and she is proud to see the progress kids are making in their test scores.

“The quality of education in Trussville City Schools was affirmed when PARCA reported the top 10 school systems in Alabama. TCS ranked in the top ten based on criteria that included a combination of student performance on the ACT Aspire test and quality teachers in our classrooms. It is always a good feeling to receive affirmation for hard work and excellence in our school system and I am proud of Trussville City Schools for many reasons, especially our teachers,“ Neill said.

 

 

Comparison:

 

 

System Percent of students proficient on Aspire FY 2014
State of Alabama 39%
Mountain Brook City 81%
Vestavia Hills City 75%
Madison City 73%
Homewood City 71%
Auburn City 62%
Cullman City 61%
Muscle Shoals City 58%
Arab City 57%
Hoover City 56%
Trussville City 55%

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