Students in Malheur County post declining scores, with exceptions

Ontario High School. (Enterprise/File)

VALE – Student performance on state tests in Malheur County have declined overall in comparison with the rest of the state, according to results released recently by the state.

The results showed an average decline in performance in Malheur County schools with some exceptions. 

The data represent the percentage of students whose test scores meet state standards for testing in English language arts and mathematics from 2017-18 to 2018-2019. 

While Malheur County did worse overall in comparison to last year, Ontario Middle School seems to be bucking the downward trend in the two subjects represented in the data. 

Also notable is that the Adrian School District outperformed most of its peer schools in Malheur County, in both English and math, and also did better compared to . . .