Cd’A Charter tops among college test-takers

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Cd’A Charter Academy students exceeded the statewide average by _____?

A. 36%

B. 83%

C. 61.5%

D. 31.4%

(See the end of this story for the answer.)


Pencils down.

Test scores are in from last year’s college entrance exams.

Coeur d’Alene Charter led the pack. A total of 51 Charter students achieved an average composite score of 1279 out of a possible 1600 on the SAT. The statewide average was 973.

The runner up was North Idaho STEM Charter. Its students inked an average composite of 1129, scoring an average of 554 in English and 574 in math.

Coeur d’Alene High School’s average composite on the SAT was 1049.

On the ACT, Charter students again set the curve, earning a composite 29.3 against the statewide average of 22.5. No ACT data was provided from any school district as of 3 p.m. Wednesday.


Coeur d’Alene High School

English: 525. Math: 524. Composite: 1049

Benchmarks: 68% met English, 29% met neither.

Post Falls High School

English: 495. Math: 483. Composite: 978

Benchmarks: 52% met English, 41% met neither.

New Vision High School

English: 424. Math: 398. Composite: 822.

Benchmarks: 24% met English, 76% met neither.

Lake City High School

English: 516. Math: 491. Composite: 1007

Benchmarks: 65% met English, 34% met math, 33% met both, 33% met neither.

Venture High School

English: 416. Math: 395. Composite: 811

Benchmarks: 21% met English, 79% met neither.

Lakeland High School

English: 507. Math: 506. Composite: 1013

Benchmarks: 63% met English, 42% met math, 40% met both, 35% met neither.

Timberlake High School

English: 507. Math: 504. Composite: 1011

Benchmarks: No data

Mountain View Alternative High School

English: 403. Math: 404. Composite: 807

Benchmarks: No data

Kootenai School District (Kootenai Junior-Senior HS)

English: 555. Math: 528. Composite: 1082

Benchmarks: 46% math, 46% met both.

Test takers: 13

— Devin Weeks


The answer to the quiz?

D. 31.4%

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