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K-12 Student Participation and Performance in Math and Literacy Assessments during the 2020-21 mostly virtual school year

K-12 Student Participation and Performance in Math and Literacy Assessments during the 2020-21 mostly virtual school year

These four slide decks provide a District-level overview of K-12 student participation and performance on the aimswebPlus and Star math and literacy assessments. During the 2020-21 school year, aimswebPlus was administered 3 times (fall, winter, and spring) in grades K-5 and Star was administered 4 times in grades 6-8 and 3 times in grades 9-12. …

About Star Assessments

About Star Assessments

The District uses Star data to track 6-12th grade proficiency and growth over time. This post explains STAR administration and domains, as well as how we use the data.

Assessment Overview: 2020-21

Assessment Overview: 2020-21

An outline of all major assessments that SDP students take in grades K through 12 during the 2020-21 school year.

K-12 Student Participation and Performance on aimswebPlus and Star Assessments, Fall 2019 and Fall 2020

K-12 Student Participation and Performance on aimswebPlus and Star Assessments, Fall 2019 and Fall 2020

Beginning in the 2020-21 school year, the School District of Philadelphia required that formative assessments in reading and math be administered in all grades in all schools.  The aimswebPlus assessment is required for grades K-5 and the Star assessment is required for grades 6-12.  In addition, aimswebPlus is being administered to eligible special education students…

2020-21 Assessment Calendar now publicly available on the Office of Assessment website

2020-21 Assessment Calendar now publicly available on the Office of Assessment website

The most up-to-date version of the 2020-21 Assessment calendar is now available at https://www.philasd.org/era/assessment/calendar/.

New Research Brief on English Learners' Growth toward Proficiency in Grades 6-12 in SDP

New Research Brief on English Learners’ Growth toward Proficiency in Grades 6-12 in SDP

This 9-page ORE research brief provides an overview of English Learners in grades 6-12 and their progress toward meeting their ACCESS growth targets.

From REL Mid-Atlantic at Mathematica: Kindergarten Entry Assessments and PSSA Proficiency

From REL Mid-Atlantic at Mathematica: Kindergarten Entry Assessments and PSSA Proficiency

A report from REL Mid-Atlantic at Mathematica examines how SDP can use the Kindergarten Entry Inventory (KEI) to predict future rates of third-grade reading proficiency.

November Data Guide available online to support data-driven strategic planning

November Data Guide available online to support data-driven strategic planning

PESO’s Data Guide is a monthly resource to help schedule and frame data analysis activities for school-level strategic planning.

Changes in PSSA Performance Levels, 2014-15 through 2017-18

Changes in PSSA Performance Levels, 2014-15 through 2017-18

This brief analyzes SDP progress by student performance level, rather than score; that is, we look at how many students moved across performance levels from one year to the next.

October Data Guide available online to support data-driven strategic planning

October Data Guide available online to support data-driven strategic planning

PESO’s Data Guide is a monthly resource to help schedule and frame data analysis activities for school-level strategic planning.