LANSING, Mich.–The Michigan Department of Education has released the 2012 Fall MEAP scores for school districts across the state. In West Michigan, FOX 17 looked at some of the numbers. In particular, 5th and 8th graders in Muskegon Public Schools, Kalamazoo Public Schools and Grand Rapids Public Schools.
Students were tested in math, reading and science. The numbers represent the amount of students proficient in each subject. Most of the students tested at or near 50% in reading.
Starting in Muskegon with the city’s public schools, students were down in math from 2011.
In Kent County, 5th graders improved in math and reading, while 8th graders improved in all subjects tested.
And, in Kalamazoo, 5th graders at the public schools improved in math from 2011, while 8th graders improved in all subjects from 2011.
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