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Partly Cloudy
Friday 0%
High 71° / Low 52°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 71F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Saturday 10%
High 76° / Low 56°
Clear
A mainly sunny sky. High 76F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Sunday 10%
High 80° / Low 64°
Clear
Sunny skies. High around 80F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Monday 20%
High 82° / Low 67°
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 82F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
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Tuesday 50%
High 77° / Low 55°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 77F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 20%
High 71° / Low 55°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 71F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Thursday 50%
High 70° / Low 50°
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High around 70F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

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Raytown School District scores

As previously reported, the State ratings of the Raytown School District dropped from an 85.0 in 2013 to a 71.8 in 2014.  The good news is that the reality of this is not as it appears. These scores are based on the School District meeting State set goals, and are not directly related to raw test scores and those goals are not the same across school districts.  The other good news, or at least not as bad, is that the decline was very slight when looking at a rating more directly related to student knowledge as measured by a nationally standardized test. That rating is the Raytown District’s average ACT scores. These only fell 0.1 from a 19.9 to a 19.8.   The bad news is that the Raytown average score of 19.8 is below Missouri average, and below the required level to be admitted to many Missouri Colleges. Requirements for University of Central Missouri are provided as an example below the table.

The percentage of Raytown students taking the ACT also continues to be an area for concern. While that number has increased slightly over the past eight years, Raytown students consistently take the test in fewer numbers than the state average would predict (13% lower in 2014).

 

  ACT Results
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
MISSOURI
Percent of Graduates Taking the ACT
61.77
63.03
61.94
63.42
64.25
66.82
68.38
68.40
Composite ACT Score
21.60
21.60
21.60
21.60
21.60
21.60
21.60
21.80
RAYTOWN C-2
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
Percent of Graduates Taking the ACT
49.22
56.39
52.45
53.93
50.41
56.01
57.93
55.43
Composite ACT Score
20.40
20.50
20.00
19.60
19.40
19.70
19.90
19.80

 

Entrance Requirements for University of Central Missouri (UCM)

To be admitted to UCM, you need to have completed the 24-unit Missouri college-preparatory curriculum. In addition, you need either:

  • a score of 21 or higher on the ACT and 2.0 GPA or 990 CR+M on the SAT and 2.0 GPA or
  • a score of 20 on the ACT and 2.9 GPA or
  • a score of 19 on the ACT and 3.0 GPA or
  • a Combined Percentile Index equal to or exceeding 100

UCM is classified as a moderately selective four-year institution. Some State and Private Colleges and Universities will require a higher ACT score.

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