common core standards

Kentucky Department of Education

Western Kentucky counties scored slightly above the state average on Kentucky’s new testing standards. The state’s new accountability model measures districts through subject tests, achievement gaps, growth, college readiness, and graduation rates. Fifty-five point two percent was the state average of those areas, while western Kentucky’s average was 56.6 percent. Murray Independent School District was western Kentucky’s highest scorer, and Fulton County School District was the lowest.