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Pleasanton High Schools' Exit Exam Results Released

More than 97 percent of high school sophomores passed the exam needed for graduation.

More than 97 percent of Pleasanton's high school sophomores passed the high school exit exam needed for graduation this past year, according to results released Wednesday by the California Department of Education.

In the Pleasanton Unified School District, 98 percent of the 1,213 who took the mathematics part of the test passed the exam. In English language arts, 97 percent of the 1,217 test takers passed the exam.

At , 98 percent of students passed the math portion of the test (654 of 667) and 98 percent passed the English language arts section (658 of 674).

At , 98 percent passed the math portion (548 of 561) while 96 percent passed the English language arts section (547 of 567).

At , 69 percent passed the math section (11 of 16) while 80 percent passed the English language arts portion (12 of 15).

The sophomores who didn't pass can take the exit exam again in their junior and senior years.

At all Alameda County high schools, 84 percent of sophomores passed the math exam and 84 percent also passed the English test.

Statewide, 84 percent of sophomores passed the math test while 83 percent passed the English exam.

What do you think about Pleasanton's results? Tell us in the comments section below.

Pleasanton Mom August 23, 2012 at 08:22 AM
Bravo. These are really impressive numbers.
kris smith August 23, 2012 at 08:01 PM
Great numbers, but the truth is California schools are behind academically than most states, and our students are getting away with passing grades when they cannot spell, read or write.

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