The test can be used to gauge whether a third grader can read well enough to move on to the fourth grade.
The statewide average for student passing rate in 2014 is 85 percent. The results show a 5 percent increase since 2011.
Third graders at Jac-Cen-Del Elementary, St. Louis School in Batesville, St. Lawrence in Lawrenceburg and St. Mary’s in Aurora received a 100 percent on the I-READ-3.
Schools receiving a 95 percent or higher include:
- North Dearborn Elementary School (97.2%)
- Central Elementary School (96.8%)
- Bright Elementary (96.6%)
- Mount Carmel School (96.4%)
- Milan Elementary School (95.8%)
- Aurora Elementary School (95.1%)
Students at South Ripley Elementary, Batesville Intermediate School and North Decatur Elementary School averaged a 94 percent on the statewide test.
The data revealed other area schools were nearer to the state average:
- Manchester Elementary School (90.9%)
- Dillsboro Elementary School (91.9%)
- Laurel School (88.9%)
- Sunman Elementary School (85.4%)
- Brookville Elementary School (84.6%)
- South Decatur Elementary School (83.9%)
- Moores Hill Elementary School (80%)