Results of the 2013-2014 high school End of Course Tests (EOCT), released last week by the Georgia Department of Education, indicates a mixture of successes and challenges for the Barrow County School System.
When combining the pass rate for both winter and spring EOCT administrations, Barrow County students outperformed the state in both biology and United States history. In economics and American literature, Barrow students were roughly equal to the state pass rate.
Conversely, the results in both sections of mathematics, ninth grade literature and physical science suggest improvement is needed going forward. These areas will be given special attention as the system seeks to improve for the 2014-2015 school year and Barrow leaders continue to work on improving instruction and learning outcomes in these areas, school leaders state.
For the full story, see the Aug. 13 issue of the Barrow Journal.