BISD exceeds state and nation on ACT
ACT scores for 2014 were released today, and BISD’s composite score of 21.4 for English, mathematics, reading and science is higher than the state composite of 20.9 and the national composite of 21.0. Average scores on the individual portions of the tests were:
· English – BISD scored 20.3 as compared to the state at 19.8;
· Mathematics – BISD scored 21.6 as compared to the state at 21.4;
· Reading – BISD scored 21.7 as compared to the state at 21.1; and
· Science – BISD scored 21.6 as compared to the state at 21.0.
Individual campus scores were 22.4 for Birdville High, 19.6 for Haltom High, and 21.9 for Richland High. A total of 514 BISD students took the ACT test in 2014.
“BISD is proud of the students who showed improvement on state and national tests again this year,” said Superintendent Dr. Darrell G. Brown. “Birdville’s board of trustees and administration are committed to continuous improvement. This past spring, the Board committed additional financial resources to provide ACT and SAT boot camps in order to better prepare juniors and seniors to take the ACT and SAT tests. Plans are already in place to do this again this fall.”