Adrian High School dramatically improves state rating - KCTV5

Adrian High School dramatically improves state rating

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ADRIAN, MI (Toledo News Now) -

Schoolaccountability reports are being released by the Michigan Department ofEducation, and Adrian High School saw a dramatic improvement in their score.

Inthe 91st percentile, they are now one of the top schools in thestate for student achievement and academic growth. They received an ‘Excellent'rating from the state.

Thereports are put together by the Department of Education and look at test scoresand graduation rates.

AdrianHigh School Principal Kevin Ohrman says just a few years ago, the school wasonly in the third percentile. He says the efforts and adjustments everyone hasbeen making are paying off.

"Peoplehave said, ‘What did you do to do this?' and it's just a combination of a lotof different things," Ohrman said. "Our teachers, staff, students, parents andthe community – we've all just gotten together."

Ohrmancredits graduation coaches, counselors, and the administration working moreclosely with teachers as part of what improved this score.

View the full list of Michigan schoolratings here.

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