ABC40 Honor Roll – Students Score Well on MCAS

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – Student’s at the Veritas Prep Charter School in Springfield are narrowing the achievement gap. Students have made huge gains in language arts, math and science.

Sixth graders learned that 73 percent of their class scored either advanced or proficient in the language arts section of last year’s MCAS. This compared to just 39 percent the year before. The class also jumped from 22 percent to 56 percent proficiency in math and 60 percent proficiency in science, that  is higher than the state-wide average.