After Reviewing With Jumpstart Test Prep, ACT Scores Improve in All Four Subject Areas for Juniors at East Marion High School
PRESS RELEASE UPDATED: MAY 28, 2021 06:00 CDT
COLUMBIA, Miss., May 28, 2021 (Newswire.com) - East Marion High School (EMHS) thrives on the motto of "Inspiring Excellence." However, it is not just a motto: the school puts it into practice by investing in the future of their students. This year, EMHS provided their high school juniors with Jumpstart Test Prep (Jumpstart), an online, on-demand Complete ACT Review Program developed by 19-year STAR teacher, Dot McClendon. The investment in Jumpstart made a difference for their juniors. Jumpstart recently released ACT improvement results from EMHS. The junior class used the Jumpstart Complete ACT prep review to prepare for the state-administered February 2021 ACT® exam (American College Testing). Following completion of Jumpstart's complete ACT prep review, 43 percent of the students had an average ACT English and ACT Reading score improvement of +2.33 points over their best prior attempt. The school also had 29 percent of its students improving their Science scores by an average of +3.5 points and 14 percent improving by an average of +2 points in Math test sub-scores.
Several students were recognized for their improvement results and shared their