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(WTVM) -

Georgia students performed better this year than in 2012 on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test, or CRCT.

Results released Tuesday by the State Department of Education show students in most grades three through eight exceeded the state standard for reading and math.

In Muscogee County, third graders' performance fell in both subjects, while seventh graders slipped a bit in math. Students in grades four, five, six and eight improved in both subjects.

Here's a breakdown of the results:

3rd grade
Reading: 0.8% up in did not meet reading standard
Math: 5.1% up in did not meet math standard

4th grade
Reading: down 7.0% in did not meet reading standard
Math: down 3.8% in did not meet math standard

5th grade
Reading: down 2.0% in did not meet reading standard
Math: down 8.7% in did not meet math standards

6th grade
Reading: down 0.7% in did not meet reading standard
Math: down 3.1% in did not meet math standard

7th grade
Reading: down 1.8% in did not meet reading standard
Math: up 2.2% in did not meet math standard

8th grade
Reading: down 2.4% in did not meet reading standard
Math: down 6.5% in did not meet math standard

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