School district earns B; same as past two years

Jennings County’s public school district earned the same grade it has the past two years on the state’s grading system for school corporations.

Jennings County School Corp. received a B in 2016 just like it did in 2014 and 2015, according to the A-F accountability grades released Wednesday by the Indiana Department of Education. Before that the district earned a C in 2011-13.

The latest grade come about a month after the A-F accountability grades for individual schools were released. District grades were delayed until they received state approval.

Seven of the eight schools in the district earned a B in 2016.