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 The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) recently released results from 2019 Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Tests (PSAT) administered to eighth-graders in the spring.

 The PSAT is the state standardized tests in math and English language arts for eighth grade students in public schools. This is the first year that the PSAT is replacing the eighth-grade M-STEP (Student Test for Educational Progress).

The following is ELA (English Language Arts) data for local middle schools:

AGS MIDDLE SCHOOL

Number assessed 285

Percent advanced 50.5

Percent proficient 25.3

Percent partially proficient 13.3

Percent not proficient 10.9

HOLLY ACADEMY (charter)

Number assessed 50

Percent advanced 72

Percent proficient 14

Percent partially prof. less than 10

Percent not proficient less than 10

HOLLY MIDDLE SCHOOL

Number assessed 257

Percent advanced 46.7

Percent proficient 25.3

Percent partially proficient 12.8

Percent not proficient 15.2

LAKE FENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL

Number assessed 161

Percent advanced 51.6

Percent proficient 23.6

Percent partially proficient 16.8

Percent not proficient 8.1

LINDEN MIDDLE SCHOOL

Number assessed 217

Percent advanced 56.2

Percent proficient 24

Percent partially proficient 3.4

Percent not proficient. 6.5

The following is MATHEMATICS data for local middle schools:

AGS MIDDLE SCHOOL

Number assessed 285

Percent advanced 13

Percent proficient 38.6

Percent partially proficient 30.5

Percent not proficient 17.9

HOLLY ACADEMY (charter)

Number assessed 50

Percent advanced 32

Percent proficient 40

Percent partially prof. less than10

Percent not proficient less than 10

HOLLY MIDDLE SCHOOL

Number assessed 357

Percent advanced 10.9

Percent proficient 29.2

Percent partially proficient 38.9

Percent not proficient 21

LAKE FENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL

Number assessed 161

Percent advanced 13

Percent proficient 36.6

Percent partially proficient 29.8

Percent not proficient 20.5

LINDEN MIDDLE SCHOOL

Number assessed 217

Percent advanced 21.7

Percent proficient 41.5

Percent partially proficient 26.3

Percent not proficient 10.6

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