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Like state, Morris Area reading scores drop in recent testing

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MORRIS – Morris Area students scored consistently higher than the state average in required reading, math and science tests, but improving reading scores will remain a priority, Morris Area High School Principal Craig Peterson told the school board Tuesday.


On the whole, Morris Area students scored higher that the state average on last year’s Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments, although individual grade levels varied. In total:

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.