Superintendent Jason McCandless is regretting the district's decision to pilot the PARCC test.
City schools entered a two-year agreement with the state for students to take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Career and College test.
While the results revealed some holes in the curriculum, McCandless said the district focused too much on the logistics of administrating the test, which could have better used.
The elementary school was one of just 45 schools in the state to receive commendations from the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
The state's 2015 accountability data gave the school scores of 98 out of a 100 in closing proficiency gaps for all Lanesborough Elementary School students and a score of 100 for those with high needs. Both of those calculated scores are above the state's target of 75. The school is again ranked a Level 1 — the highest the state ranks — because