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  The Grenada School District improved its Quality Distribution Index and held its place in the second highest rated category of schools within the state, according to results from last year’s standardized tests.
  The district earned a B rating, which places it in the top 20 percent of districts within the state.
On standardized tests, Grenada students outperformed the state average by 18 points.
  Thirty Grenada students attained a perfect score on either the MCT 2 or the Subject Area Test.
  “This is a testament to the hard work of our excellent teachers and our remarkable students,” said Superintendent Dr. David Daigneault. “We strive for excellence in our district,, and it shows in everything we do.”

Raising scores
  Grenada upped its QDI score from 179 to 186. QDI rates the overall performance of a school system.
  Grenada High School students exceeded the state average in every category.
  Seventy-nine percent of students passed the English II test, as compared to 73 percent statewide. In Algebra, 91.6 percent of Grenada students passed the test, as compared to 85.2 percent statewide. Biology was another shining example of Grenada achievement, with 86.4 percent of students passing the test, as compared to 78.5 percent statewide.

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