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Latest ACT scores up in 3 of 5 Pierce County area schools

Graduating seniors from three of five area school districts who took the leading college entrance exam this year mostly scored higher than their counterparts from a year ago, according to information from the state's Department of Public Instruction (DPI).

And while the average scores of this year's grads on the ACT exam were lower than those posted last year from the other two districts, the differences were either within one point (indeed, many within tenths of a point) or the same.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Aug. 24.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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