MUSD students fare poorly, but Golden Valley’s do well
Madera Unified School District’s scores on California’s annual testing program fell well below the state average in 2013, according to results released Thursday by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson.
At the same time, nearby Golden Valley School District’s scores came in well above that average.
MUSD also came up short in a comparison with other Valley school districts of comparable size and demographics. GVSD is not in this comparison band.
The data released by Torlakson came in the form of the percentage of students who scored at the proficient or advanced levels on the tests, which is tantamount to being on grade level. The report covered four subject areas: English/Language Arts, math, history, and science...