Houston High School Achieves Notable Improvements in 54% of Their Juniors' ACT® English Scores
PRESS RELEASE UPDATED: APR 28, 2021 07:00 CDT
HOUSTON, Miss., April 28, 2021 (Newswire.com) - When visiting Houston High School (HHS), one will quickly realize the commitment and devotion that the faculty invests into the lives of their students. A prime example of this investment was displayed in the recently announced ACT® exam score improvements for their junior students utilizing the Jumpstart Complete English ACT prep review to prepare for the state-administered February 2021 ACT® exam (American College Testing) — 54 percent of the students with a prior English ACT® score improved an average of +2.83 points above their best prior attempt. The program was provided by a 2020 legislative grant administered through the Mississippi Department of Education.
Alisha Spencer, an English III teacher at HHS who implemented the Jumpstart review program in her classroom, was appreciative of the resource, "I absolutely loved the Jumpstart program for our juniors because it went back to things they