State of Our Schools: GELI data

This chart ran with today’s “State of Our Schools” story about the Gilmore Early Learning Initiative:

Below are the scores of students who had attended Gilmore Early Learning Initiative Promise Schools last year when they took Mississippi’s Kindergarten Readiness Assessment as kindergartners this fall:

Smithville: 573

Hamilton: 554

Amory: 546

Hatley: 535

-A score of 530 meant a student was prepared for kindergarten.

State average: 501

You can read the entire “State of Our Schools” series here: http://djournal.com/education-matters/state-of-our-schools/