Houston County Schools receives ‘A’ on state report card


DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama’s third annual school report card grades are out.

The statewide grade rose from 80 to 84 which is a ‘B’ average. For Houston County Schools, the schools received an ‘A’ average.

The grades are not only based on the latest test scores but how much the students improve in reading and math from one year to the next.

“I’m proud to announce that Houston County received an ‘A’ for the district,” said David Sewell, Houston County Superintendent. “We have five schools with high B’s and four with A’s.”

Sewell said he’s proud of the students and administration for working hard and he hopes they can continue the success.

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