The numbers are in and area schools get better grades

The numbers are in and area schools get better grades
Jeffco Schools Superintendent talks about state report card

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - At least three school systems in central Alabama have made strides when it comes to the The Alabama State Department of Education’s report card.

The 2018-2019 report card is based on a schools systems’ proficiency in math, reading and science.

Birmingham City Schools scored a C, up from a D last year.

Birmingham schools superintendent on state report card

Jefferson County Schools scored a B, up from a C last year.

Jeffco Schools Superintendent talks about state report card

Sylacauga City Schools improved five points to score an 87.

Fairfield City Schools received an overall score of 75 maintaining its C status. Superintendent, Dr. Regina Thompson, said the District is proud of its growth. “Overall, we’re excited as a District. We are moving forward,” said Thompson. “The key is to stay focused on student needs and overall achievement in the District.”

Click here to see how your child’s school system performed.

The Alabama State Department of Education said it has enhanced the functionality of its Alabama State Report Card to include user-friendly access to millions of data points collected by the department.

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