Results for Arizona's new standardized test show that many students failed to show proficiency in math and English.
Many say that was expected because this was the first year that AzMerit, the school's new test, was implemented.
Only 34 percent of all students passed the English test, while 35 percent passed the math one.
The data was released by the Arizona Department of Education on Monday.
Spokesman Charles Tack said the results showed trends seen in past tests that reveal minority and low-income students fare the worst.