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After analyzing test scores, GreatSchools uncovered these 10 districts with the lowest average test scores.
In three short years, these 10 school districts have achieved impressive gains, upping their student achievement and GreatSchools Ratings.
The past three years have been tough for these 10 school districts, which have seen their test scores and GreatSchools Ratings fall faster than any other district in the state.
These six high schools have jumped from GreatSchools Ratings as low as 2 (below average) to as high as 9 (above average) in only two years.
In two short years, these seven schools have grown by leaps and bounds, jumping from GreatSchools Ratings as low as 2 (below average) to as high as 9 (above average).
In just two years, these 11 middle schools have jumped from GreatSchools Ratings as low as 2 (below average) to as high as 8 (above average).