KMS faces challenges with State DOE grading

KNOX — Last month, the Indiana Department of Education released its A-F grades for all schools. The grades are based upon the percentage of students receiving passing ISTEP scores in English/language arts and math and may be adjusted based on student academic growth. For Knox Community Schools (KCS), the elementary school grade was B, middle school an F, and high school an A, giving the corporation an overall C grading.
This was the second consecutive year that Knox Middle School (KMS) received an F, which according to the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) standards makes it a Priority School. With the Priority School designation comes specific requirements that must be addressed by each school.
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