MOUNT MORRIS — Students at Mount Morris Central School who took the SAT in 2016 had some of the highest math scores in Western New York.
According to a press release from Mount Morris School District, the Mount Morris students achieved an overall average score of 570 on the Math section placing them in the top 10 of all WNY school.
“The Mount Morris District should be proud of this outstanding achievement,” Mike Bergin, a nationally recognized SAT expert and President of Chariot Learning in Rochester. “These scores far exceed College Board’s SAT College and Career Readiness Benchmarks. This speaks volumes to the quality of education in the district.”
According to research completed by Advance Media New York, the New York State average was 501. This score places Mount Morris Central as the top school for Math performance in all of Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming (GLOW) counties. Mount Morris is ranked 6 in all of the 17 counties of Western New York behind only Brighton 1, Pittsford 2, Honeoye Falls-Lima 3, Honeoye 4 and Penfield 5. Rounding out the top 10 are Bemus Point 7, Victor 8, Fairport 9 and Williamsville 10.
“The Board of Education has been committed to supporting our teachers as they work to raise the level of academic performance within the district,” Greg Bump, Superintendent of the Mount Morris School District, is proud of the students’ academic accomplishments. “We are beginning to see the results of our collaborative efforts and we are all proud of what our students have been able to accomplish.”
In Livingston County Mount Morris ranked 3 over all in combined Reading and Math, with a total of 1062. Livonia was number 1, Geneseo was 2, York was 4, Avon was 5, Caledonia Mumford was 6, Dansville was 7, and rounding of Nunda was number 8.
Earlier this year, the Mount Morris Jr./Sr. High School was named to the Best High Schools list by the U.S. News and World Report, achieving their Bronze level of distinction.