Worth a deeper look:
Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.
Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.
A promising sign
Students at this school are making more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.
Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's continued success.