Prairie Grove Junior High School's 2016 standardized test scores increased compared to scores from 2015, according to a report recently released by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
The ISBE said 58.5 percent of Prairie Grove Junior High School students taking the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam in 2016 passed, in comparison to the 53 percent passage rate in 2015.
Meanwhile, the school posted an average spending rate of $14,097 per pupil, above the state's average of $12,821.
The PARCC test is a state-mandated exam used to assess the school and student performance in several states nationwide.
The following table lists passage rates of area middle schools.
Prairie Grove Junior High School
Cary Junior High School
Nippersink Middle School
Fox River Grove Middle School
Heineman Middle School
Richard F. Bernotas Middle School
Marlowe Middle School
Lundahl Middle School
Marengo Community Middle School
Matthews Middle School
McHenry Middle School
Hannah Beardsley Middle School
Johnsburg Junior High School
Algonquin Middle School
Alden-Hebron Middle School
Chauncey H. Duker School
Creekside Middle School
Northwood Middle School
Harvard Junior High School