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10 ISTEP Continued from page 1 the standards for language arts. Statewide, 62 percent met or exceeded the standards for math, and 72 percent met or exceeded the standards for language arts. Seventy-eight percent of the 491 sophomores who took the test passed, with 82 percent above math standards, and 87 percent above language arts. Statewide, 63 percent met or The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana exceeded the standards for math, and 66 percent met or exceeded the standards for langmage arts. Beshears said that diocesan administrators recently met with Mary Wilhelmus, from the Department of Education, in order to get a better under- standing of the test results. "Once we review the results, we then ask ourselves, 'What can we do now to insure that every student passes in the future?' That means that we, as administrators, must assist the teachers in finding ways to ensure success for all students. "'We must encourage teachers to become more familiar with the proficiencies for every cur- ricular area. A number of our students did quite well on the test overall, but had difficulty in the essential skills areas." Beshears said teachers need to find ways to "teach those skills and help children retain that learning. ! have no doubt that we have the talented and skilled teachers to do that." In the past, the state offered summer remediation programs for students who had not done well on the ISTEP test. Now, however, dents dards "It's park," cipal at Ev on the schools time they because of year's freshman will be required each school is responsible for determining how to remediate stu- test before they Grade level 1996 ISTEP results for Diocese of Evansvil # ot, sudents % above both % above % above mk.g test English and Math standard English standard Math standards Diocese 3rd 613 78 86 6th 536 74 82 8th 476 81 84 lOth 491 78 82 86 82 92 87 8O 85 100 88 76 94 86 100 91 91 89 89 83 84 96 76 89 72 84 9O IO0 78 82 94 Christ the King, Evansville 3rd 35 71 83 6th 46 79 85 8th 18 89 89 Corpus Christi, Evansville 3rd 25 80 92 6th 17 65 76 8th 17 72 72 Good Shepherd, Evansville 3rd 29 86 100 t 6th 26 "88 88 8th 11 91 91 Holy Redeemer, Evansville 3rd 35 89 94 6th 27 78 81 8th 37 84 89 Holy Rosary, Evansville 3rd 47 81 88 6th 50 82 90 8th 45 89 93 Holy Spirit, Evansville 3rd 17 65 ,88. 6th 18 67 72 8th 19 61 67 Resurrection, Evansville 3rd 38 84 97 6th 29, 79 90 8th 30 90 90 St. Benedict, Evansville 3rd 23 65 78 6th 22 77 77 8th 34 74 74" Grade level # of students % above both % above % above taking test . English and Math standard English standard Math standards St. Joseph, Vanderburgh County 3rd 16 100 100 100 6th 19 68 68 74 8th 21 62 76 . 86 St. Theresa, Evansville 3rd 25 80 80 84 6th 25 62 69 77 8th 24 68 71 79 Westside Catholic Consolidated, Evansville 3rd 27 74 74 85 6th 38 61 71 66 8th 42 74 81 88 Flaget Elementary, Vincennes 3rd 30 52 65 74 Holy Cross, Fort Branch 3rd 10 90 100 90 Holy Family, Jasper 3 rd 33 97 1 O0 97 6th 36 84 92 86 8th 24 92 92 96. Precious Blood, Jasper 3rd 25 64 72 80 Rivet Middle  School, Vincennes 6th 40 45 55 64 8th 31 84 87 94 St. Bernard, Rockport 3rd 8 100 !00 100 6th 9 100 100 100 8th 11 82 82 82 St. James, St. James 3rd 17 76 76 100 6th 15 87 93 87 8th 16 81 88 94 St. John the Baptist, Newburgh 3rd 44 86 89 95 6th 30 83 93 83 8th 29 97 97 97 Grade level # of students % above both : taking test English and " Math standards St. Joseph, Princeton 3rd 8 " 50 6th 3 67 St. Matthew, Mount Vernon 3rd 21 76 6th 11 91 . 8th 3 67 Sts. Peter and Paul, Haubstadt 3rd 19 '- ..79 St. Philip, St. Philip 3rd ..... 31 81 6th 30 67 8th 22. 86 St. Wendel, St. Wendel :i 3rd 19 89 6th 17 100 8th 15 75. Washington Catholic 3rd 31 52 Washington Catholic 6th 31 71 8th 24 84 Marian Heights, Ferdinand 10th 21 76 Mater Dei High School, 10th 163 79 Memorial High School, 10th 238 84 Rivet High School, Vincennes 10th 39 59 Washington Catholic Hi 10th 30 53 i DAVIESS CO. ABSTRACT CO., INC. Joan Grannan, Mgr Peoples Bank Building Washington, Indiana i i Hi-Tech Sheet Metal Inc. Residential, Industrial & Commercial He, ating & Cooling Installation Sales & Service I 422-9242 I Operated by Michael and Patricia Koch 15 S. Third Avenue., Evansvil|e. ii i AUTO TOPS. SEAT COVERS. BOAT COVERS STEREO SALES & INSTALLATIONS Washington Auto Trim 27 Years Service Principal Catholic School 254-3943 HWY 50 EAST, BEHIND UPS CENTER EUGENE WELP, OWNER I ST. BENEDICT ANNUAL FI,SH FRY 'SlX FRIDAYS IN LENT February 21 and 28; March 7, '14 and 21 Your Choice: Catfish fiddlers or Icelandic cod Homemade slaw, baked beans, potato salad or chips, and drinks with refills Cheese pizza $1 per slice Adults $5 per person * Serving 5:30 p.m, to 7:00 p.m. Join us in the New School Cafeteria 530 S. Harlan w 1 block east of U.S. 41 i i i ii i :i?i! MUENSTERMAN'S FIRESTONE SERVICE, INC. 1400 W Franklin Evansville, IN 424-5000 St. Bernard Parish in Rockpod, indiana is creative, energized, faith-fille principal (kindergarten through School has an enrollment of 100 for significant growth. Saint Bernard faculty of 10, a supportive pastor, a accredited by the state of Indiana; This position, available beginning the academic year, offers benefits commensurate with education Candidate mist be a practicing hold or be eligible for a valid indiana - School Administrative License. : For application please contact: Ms. Phyllis Beshears, Director of sch Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of P.O. Box 4169 Evansville, IN 47724-0169 812-424-5536 Application deadline: April 22,1997 ?'