Posted on May 3, 2021
Categories: assessments, equity, math, PSSA, system trends

This report summarizes Math PSSA performance across four years (2015-16 through 2018-19).  In general, performance across the four years was characterized by incremental year-to-year improvements.

  • From 2015-16 to 2018-19, the percentage of SDP students scoring Below Basic decreased by 5.8 points and the percentage scoring Proficient or Advanced increased by 3.4 points.
  • PSSA scores varied significantly across student groups. Groups with lower Proficiency/Advanced rates included Black/African American and Hispanic Latino students, English Learners, and students with IEPs.

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