St Helen's State School school leaders Joshua McIntosh, Daniel Manski, Megan Usher and Sophie Parker celebrate their NAPLAN results.
St Helen's State School school leaders Joshua McIntosh, Daniel Manski, Megan Usher and Sophie Parker celebrate their NAPLAN results. Hannah Busch

Test results show high performance in smaller schools

FRASER Coast primary schools will end Term 3 with a celebration of strong scores in the annual national NAPLAN tests.

The results were released earlier this week and showed a high performance from smaller schools such as Parke and Bauple state schools.

St Helen's State School head of curriculum Sally Rankine said there had been a definite improvement on last year's results.

"We are elated," she said.

"We've been working really deliberately at achieving this."

The school's entire Year 5 cohort scored at or above the national minimum standard, while its Year 7 group had 100% score at the national standard across three of five categories.

At Urangan Point State School, principal Damien Gainsford said results were trending upwards, but still had some way to go.

See the full NAPLAN results at www.qsa.qld.edu.au.



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