(KWES) - STAAR tests results are in and it doesn't look that great for West Texas.
Midland did the best in the area but they still ranked below the state average from third to eighth grade.
Midland ISD fell behind 25 points the state average in third grade and 36 points less than the state average in 8th grade.
Midland ISD led the Ector County ISD and Big Spring ISD in every grade.
ECISD came behind MISD for third through 6th grade beating Big Spring, who came in third.
However, ECISD fell to the third slot for seventh and eighth grade where Big Spring came behind MISD in second place.
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