H.H. Dow High School Test Scores

Test Scores

Subject Proficiency Testing

Student exit exams receive grades among multiple proficiency levels established by the state. These figures display how the school as a whole performed in different subjects.

Discipline School District State
Math 2.8 2.6 1.8
Reading 3.0 3.0 2.4

Reading Proficiency Distribution

Reading proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Michigan Merit Exam.

Total Students Tested 311
Not Proficient 7%
Partially Proficient 12%
Proficient 53%
Advanced 28%

Math Proficiency Distribution

Math proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Michigan Merit Exam.

Total Students Tested 311
Not Proficient 12%
Partially Proficient 23%
Proficient 40%
Advanced 25%

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 95.0
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index 16.7

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 49.0
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 72.5
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -23.5
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students 24.4

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 30.6
Exam Used for Index AP®

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 33%
Participant Passing Rate 90%
Exams Per Test Taker 2.9
Exam Pass Rate 88%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 30%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 2.8

International Baccalaureate (IB) Student Performance

Students can receive college credit for successful completion of IB certificate exams. This information displays how the school's students participated and performed on IB exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 18%
Participant Passing Rate 93%
Exams Per Test Taker 2.4
Exam Pass Rate 92%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 17%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Passer 2.4
IB Diploma Per Test Taker 10.2%
IB Diploma Per Grade 12 Enrollment 1.8%

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Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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