Hardin County schools top, bottom out rankings list

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By Tim Collins

Children At Risk, a nonprofit organization that advocates for children through research, education and public policy, released its annual Texas School Rankings list for 2017.

The list factors student performances on STAAR reading and math tests, each campus' overall performance, improvements in test results, and college readiness factors such as graduation rates, SAT/ACT participation rates, and rates of participation in AP/IB tests, to determine how schools rank throughout Texas.

The methodology of the ranking also factors in elements such as economic bias, adjusting for schools in economically disadvantaged districts who may not have the advantages other schools have.

 

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