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Eighth-grade achievement by subject in Mississippi

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Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT), 1st and 2nd Edition. The 2013/14 school year was the last year the MCT2 was used in Mississippi. The 2014/15 school year used the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC).

Data Source

Mississippi Department of Education

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Updated October 2017.
NA: Not Available; S: Data Suppressed.
Data prior to 2008 represent scores on the Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT). The MCT is designed to assess competencies in the areas of reading, language, and mathematics of Mississippi students in grades 2 through 8. Data from 2008 onward represent scores on the Mississippi Curriculum Test – 2nd Edition (MCT2). The MCT2 is based on the revised statewide language arts and mathematics curricula, and is administered to Mississippi students in grades 3 through 8. Differences in scores from 2007 to 2008 may represent a revision in proficiency level standards.

Last Updated

February 2017