This brief analyzes the percentage of students who were reading in Tier 1/At Target by Special Education status, grade level, and primary disability in Winter 2020-21. Key findings include:

  • The majority (70-71%) of K-8 students who receive Special Education services participated in the Winter 2020-21 within-year reading and math assessments.
  • About 14% of participating students performed in Tier 1/At Target in reading and math in Winter 2020-21.
  • Like the trend observed District-wide, students in grades 6-8 who receive Special Education services fared worse than their peers in other grade levels.
  • There were notable differences in performance by primary disability and grade level.

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