(Wilson, N.C.) - September 21, 2023 - The state released its End-of-Grade (EOG) and End-of-Course (EOC) test scores earlier this month and Sallie B. Howard School showed outstanding growth and achievement overall. For the fifth consecutive year, SBHS has earned a performance grade of “B” and a school performance score of 78, up four points from last year.
EOG scores for 3-8 SBHS students saw significant gains across the board: 68.6% students were proficient in Reading (versus last year’s 61.6%); 74.4% in Math (66.7% last year), and 90% in Science compared to 84.2% last year.
SBH high school students taking the EOC exams racked up stellar results for the second year in a row with an overall proficiency score of 91% – which qualifies as an “A” grade – and high marks in the tested subject areas. 91% of students were proficient in English II; 90% passed Math I and 100% passed Math III; and 87% of high school students were proficient in Biology.
In every category, SBH students outperformed the county and state on the EOG and EOC tests with double-digit differences – a testament to the number of highly effective teachers, instructional practices and high expectations for student achievement.