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An Oltman Middle School student uses an iPad in a math class. District 833 students overall showed an increase in math proficiency on a state standardized test this year. (Bulletin file photo)

School District 833 test results show math gains

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South Washington County students scored higher than the state average in core subject areas this year but like the rest of Minnesota saw their reading scores plummet on a new test.


School District 833 students generally tested better than the state averages in math, science and reading, according to the 2013 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment results released last week. The district showed gains of up to 8 percent in math at certain grade levels, compared to the 2012 results.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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