Adams Elementary earned 2 state distinctions for 2018. We earned Top 25% for Academic Growth and Top 25% for Closing the Gap. So, what does that mean? According to our 2018 STAAR scores, 86% of Adams students made a years worth of academic growth in reading and math. Closing the Gaps looks at the performance in every major group of students that exist in a school and are performing above state goals. 77% of Adams students performed above the state goals.