Wrangell students score higher than state average on assessment tests
November 30, 2022
Statewide assessment test scores have been released by the Alaska Department of Education, and the results are not good. In English language arts, 70% of students tested were not proficient. In math, 77% were not proficient. In science, 62% were not proficient.
Wrangell’s students fared better than the statewide average, with 62.68% not proficient in English language arts, 65.49% not proficient in math and 48.08% not proficient in science.
That’s not necessarily bad news, say Wrangell’s educators.
The tests given last spring were the Alaska System of Academic Readiness (AK STAR) and...