RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Nevada's public schools received a progress report today and the news was mixed.
The Nevada Department of Education released the 2013 Nevada school performance framework report this morning. It shows a significant decrease in the number of five star schools across the state. Five stars is the highest rating of a school.
The number of five-star schools dropped from 112 during the 2011-12 school year to 82 this past year. The number of four- and three-star schools also dropped, while the number of one- and two-star schools climbed from 119 to 146.
State officials say that high schoolers are now required to score a 60 percent on a math test to graduate, up from 48 percent.
To find out school star ratings, visit the NDE website