Some Clayton County middle schools enjoyed superior success on the 2017 Milestones tests.
These middle schools show the largest percentage of improvement among eighth-grade students on the math portion of the test.
Sequoyah Middle School: in 2016, 5.4 percent of students scored as proficient or distinguished learners. That rose to 11.2 percent in 2017 for an increase of 106 percent.
In 2016, there were 5.8 percent of Jonesboro Middle school students who were proficient or distinguished. That increased to 11 percent in 2017, which is a growth of 89 percent.
Students at Eddie White Academy improved from 14.8 percent to 26.3 percent proficient or distinguished. That is a growth of 78 percent.
At Morrow Middle School, the number of students hitting the top two categories of learners went from 23.5 to 31.4 percent, a growth of 34 percent.
And at Kendrick Middle School, 8 percent of students scored as proficient or distinguished in 2016, compared to 10.6 percent in 2017, a growth of 32 percent.
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