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Biology Benchmarks: Nov 10 - 24th

Biology Benchmarks: Nov 10 – 24th

Posted on October 22, 2021
Categories: Internal

The Biology Benchmark I testing window will take place November 10-24th, per the Assessment Calendar. The test is required this year for students enrolled in a Biology course (excluding AP Biology). The test will be in SchoolNet, and the administration procedures are essentially the same as in previous years. The main difference is that this…

Encourage teachers to take the Curriculum Unit Survey

Encourage teachers to take the Curriculum Unit Survey

Posted on October 22, 2021
Categories: Internal

We are soliciting anonymous feedback on teachers’ use of and satisfaction with the new curriculum and related resources. The feedback and suggestions we get from this survey will be used to develop future units and revise existing units. Teachers should complete the survey after completing each curriculum unit. It is open to all teachers and…

2020-21 District-wide Survey Results Now Available

2020-21 District-wide Survey Results Now Available

Posted on October 13, 2021
Categories: Internal

Thank you for your support of last year’s District-Wide Surveys. Despite the challenging circumstances, over 95,000 students, teachers, principals, and families submitted responses! The results from the survey are available in multiple formats: Internal facing data available via the QlikBAM District-Wide Survey App High-level survey results are incorporated as part of our public-facing School Profiles…

Renaissance Star Progress Monitoring Guidance

Renaissance Star Progress Monitoring Guidance

Posted on October 6, 2021
Categories: Internal

With the first Star testing window closing on 10/8/21, schools should begin progress monitoring students in need of intervention. Guidance on how to identify students who need progress monitoring, which tests to use, and how to set goals can be found HERE. Please send any questions to starassessment@philasd.org.

QlikBAM Climate Matters app includes data through September 2021

QlikBAM Climate Matters app includes data through September 2021

Posted on September 30, 2021
Categories: Internal

The QlikBAM Climate Matters app was refreshed to display attendance, suspension, and serious incident data through September 2021. Attendance and Suspension data in QlikBAM differs from SchoolNet and Infinite Campus in the following ways: – QlikBAM only includes data for students enrolled at your school for 10+ days. IC and SchoolNet include all students enrolled…

Star weekly school-level participation reports are in your PESO School Plan folder

Star weekly school-level participation reports are in your PESO School Plan folder

Posted on September 30, 2021
Categories: Internal

UPDATE FOR ELEMENTARY AND K8s: Your weekly school-level Star 360 participation reports (PDFs) now include K-2 CBM data in the Math participation rate. FOR ALL SCHOOLS: The weekly participation reports will assist you in monitoring which grade-levels at your school may be lagging in assessment participation, as well as, monitoring your school’s participation rate in…

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

Posted on September 30, 2021
Categories: Assessment, Research and Evaluation

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. …

QlikBAM - "Academic Screeners" app (formerly called "aimsweb-Star") now includes CBM data

QlikBAM – “Academic Screeners” app (formerly called “aimsweb-Star”) now includes CBM data

Posted on September 30, 2021
Categories: Internal

The Academic Screeners app (formerly known as the “aimsweb-Star” app) in the QlikBAM Academics and Climate Stream now includes Star CBM participation data from the fall 2021 testing window. CBMs are included in two ways: 1) CBM participation is now tracked on the Subtest Participation page. Each required CBM is included, as well as a…

Star weekly school-level participation reports now available

Star weekly school-level participation reports now available

Posted on September 15, 2021
Categories: Internal

DPO is producing weekly school-level Star 360 participation reports (PDFs). These reports will assist you in monitoring which grade-levels at your school may be lagging in assessment participation, as well as, monitoring your school’s participation rate in comparison to your network, and the district as a whole. Reports are available in your PESO School Plan…

QlikBAM - Star fall window data available in "Academic Screeners" app (formerly called "aimsweb-Star")

QlikBAM – Star fall window data available in “Academic Screeners” app (formerly called “aimsweb-Star”)

Posted on September 15, 2021
Categories: Internal

The Academic Screeners app (formerly known as the “aimsweb-Star” app) in the QlikBAM Academics and Climate Stream now includes Star participation and performance data from the fall 2021 testing window. Since it is early in the Fall testing window, schools are encouraged to focus on participation data, which can be found both in the Key…