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Post-secondary plans of high school seniors in Brown County remained very consistent between the 2009-10 and 2014-15 school years. Across eight survey choices and six years, no variation was ever greater than 5% and most were less than 3%. It is unclear as of now what might account for this fact. However, when viewed by individual demographic this trend does not repeat. Minority students in Brown County often showed more variation year to year. More
Recent years have seen a decrease in English Language Arts (ELA) and math scores on state exams. In 2016-17, 35.1% of eighth graders in Brown County scored proficient or above in math, a decrease from 40.1% the previous year. This is down further from 49.6% in 2013-14 and 53.5% in 2010-2011. The state as a whole showed a similar trend, although Brown County scores were almost identical to the state this year after being consistently