State releases AIMS results, school letter grades - Tucson News Now

State releases AIMS results, school letter grades

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Arizona Department of Education released the 2013 AIMS Test results and A-F letter grades for Arizona schools and districts today.

According to a news release from the Department of Education, Arizona saw an increase of 1% over last year in students who passed the AIMS math and reading tests. 61% passed the math test and 78% passed reading.

In science, only 57% passed science and 56% passed writing.

63% of the state's schools received a letter grade of A or B. Overall, more than 300 schools saw an improvement of at least one letter grade.

Visit the Arizona Department of Education's website for complete results:

AIMS test results by grade, school, district, charter and county: http://bit.ly/1ee7CmT

A-F Letter Grades: http://bit.ly/13EaSSF

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