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89rabbit
08-21-2006, 08:54 AM
Always good to see the ol' high school making some noise:

http://www.brookingsregister.com/main.php?story_id=3487&page=23

Brookings kids get top marks on ACTs, SATs test
BY LONNY ANDERSON

For parents wondering whether their children are receiving an adequate education in the Brookings School District, wonder no more: statistics show that Brookings' schools rate among the best in South Dakota.
According to a press release issued by Brookings School District Superintendent Orville Creighton, test results from the 2005-2006 school year prove that quality education exists for students in Brookings public schools.
On average, Brookings students who took the ACT (formerly the American College Test) during the 2005-2006 school year scored a 23.6, which was the school's highest score ever and the highest among South Dakota's larger schools. Brookings also posted an average score of 23.3 in the 2003-2004 school year the best that year among all South Dakota schools and had the highest percentage of students taking the test.
Normally those two factors would work together to produce a lower average score, but Creighton said that the statistics only reinforce the quality of curriculum in Brookings. . . . (read more)


Go State! :)