COSTA MESA — The number of Newport-Mesa Unified students scoring proficient or advanced on state standardized tests continued its upward trend in 2011, according to data released Monday.
The 2011 Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) statewide results shows the percent of students with an adequate or superior grasp of the curriculum increasing from the previous year by an average of 2% in English-language arts, math, history and science, according to the state Department of Education.
"I am pleased with the [state test] scores released today," said Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard. "It is another testament to the hard work of staff, students and parents. N-MUSD continues to move forward in addressing the needs of each student to achieve academic success."