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St. Martin High School ACT® Math and English Scores Skyrocket for A-Rated Jackson County School

BROOKHAVEN, Miss., July 31, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Jumpstart Test Prep today released the Math and English ACT results from St. Martin High School, which completed a Math and English review for nearly 366 juniors who prepared for the February 2019 ACT® exam (American College Testing). Following completion of Jumpstart’s ACT English prep review, more than 55 percent of the students had an average improvement of 3.51 points over their best prior attempt. Following completion of Jumpstart’s ACT Math prep review, more than 62 percent of the students had an average improvement of 2.53 points over their best prior attempt. 

“Our students did very well with the Jumpstart program, and the review was a solid supplement to assist our teachers with their goals in the classroom. The pre- and post-ACT scores showed positive growth for our students,” said Dina Holland, Principal of St. Martin High School. “I believe the earned results when combined with gained knowledge from another academic year, teacher preparation, and the Jumpstart review provided the excellent mixture for academic success. In the future, I want to implement our program within a little different format that will strengthen our time effectiveness.”

St. Martin’s results of pre- and post-ACT data includes:

62% of the students have a pre- and post-score to measure (228 of 366)

Math – 62% demonstrated improvement - an average of 2.53 points. The entire group of 228 improved an average of 1.78 points.

English – 55% demonstrated improvement - an average of 3.51 points. The entire group of 228 improved an average of 2.69 points.

Comp – 53% demonstrated improvement - an average of 2.13 points. The entire group of 228 improved an average of 1.80 points.

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