The state reports 94 percent of sophomores in the last year passed the exit exam needed for high school graduation.
The results released today by the California Department of Education showed 94 percent of the 419 sophomores who took the math portion of the exam passed it. Another 94 percent passed the English language arts segment.
At , 96 percent of sophomores (387 of 404) passed the math exam while 95 percent (386 of 406) passed the English test.
Sophomores who fail the exam can take the test again as juniors and seniors.
Superintendent Dr. Stephen Hanke, commented on the results:
"Dublin students continue to do well in passing the CAHSEE exam with 94% passing both the ELA and math portions of the assessment. Never-the-less we still have a small number of students who are not passing the exam, primarily English Learners, Special Education and economically disadvantaged students. We will continue to work diligently to see that every Dublin student passes the exam, meets our rigorous graduation requirements and moreover leaves Dublin college and career ready."
In all of Alameda County, 84 percent of sophomores who took the test passed the math portion while another 84 percent passed the English segment.
Statewide, 84 percent of all students who took the test passed the math portion while 83 percent passed the English segment.
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