Students at Jefferson High School continue to fare better than the state in writing. The Jefferson Board of Education received results from the Georgia High School writing test at its Dec. 11 meeting.
Of JHS students, 99 percent passed the test. The state average pass rate was 96 percent and the RESA pass rate was 98 percent.
Additionally, more students at JHS fell into the top category, with 13 percent “exceeding” on the test. This is compared to seven percent in the state and 10 percent in RESA.