Kindergarten readiness and proficiency disparities - Cuyahoga County (2018-2019)

A lack of kindergarten readiness can continue to show up in later academic performance. Third grade reading proficiency and eighth grade math proficiency are predictors of whether a student will graduate from high school.

There are significant racial disparities among students in both grade levels in Cuyahoga County. Reading and math proficiency ratings for white students were at 79% and 62% respectfully, Deficits for Hispanic children were 14%.and 20%, and Black children were 22% and 23% behind white children.

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Ohio Department of Education. Shows the average of all school districts scores by race.