Tenth grade students in the Groton Public Schools improved in science and reading but lost ground in writing, according to results of the Connecticut Academic Performance Test, released Thursday.
Students also showed modest improvement in math.
The test results showed Groton had more students scoring at or above the state goal in reading and in science from 2011 to 2012. At the same time, the percentage of students scoring at or above proficiency in science and reading declined slightly.
Groton reported the percentage of students at or above the state goal in reading grew from 30.7 to 39.4 from 2011 to 2012, and the percentage scoring at or above goal in science grew from 35.8 to 41.4 during the same time.
In writing, the percentage of students scoring at or above the state goal fell slightly from 48.1 to 46.8, and the percentage at or above proficiency fell from 88.1 percent to 82.5 percent from 2011 to 2012.
The district remains below the state averages on the CAPT in seven of the eight categories.
The full results and comparisons of the scores are below:
Percent at/above goal, math Percent at/above proficiency, math Percent at/above goal, science Percent at/above proficiency, science Percent at/above goal, reading Percent at/above proficiency, reading Percent at/above goal, writing Percent at/above proficiency, writing 2011 41.8 78.8 35.8 79.8 30.7 79.7 48.1 88.1 2012 43.6 79.7 41.4 77.1 39.4 76.8 46.8 82.5 2012 state average 49.3 78.8 47.3 80.2 47.5 80.9 63.1 88.8