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Posts tagged ‘PSSA’

Third Grade English and Math Performance on the PSSA, 2018-19

Third Grade English and Math Performance on the PSSA, 2018-19

A descriptive analysis of third-grade District performance on the 2019 PSSA and PASA exams by race/ethnicity, gender, English Learner status, and special education status.

Relationship between ACCESS and PSSA Performance for English Learners

Relationship between ACCESS and PSSA Performance for English Learners

An analysis of the relationship between achievement on the PSSA and ACCESS assessments that can inform the proficiency goals set for ELs.

Changes in PSSA Performance Levels, 2014-15 through 2018-19

Changes in PSSA Performance Levels, 2014-15 through 2018-19

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.

Third-Grade AIMSweb and PSSA Performance, Spring 2018

Third-Grade AIMSweb and PSSA Performance, Spring 2018

This brief uses data from spring 2018 to examine the relationship between student performance on the AIMSWeb assessment and the English Language Arts PSSA.

District-Wide Survey Climate and PSSA Scores, 2016-17

District-Wide Survey Climate and PSSA Scores, 2016-17

An investigation of the relationship between school-level responses to District-Wide Survey climate questions and school-level PSSA scores for ELA and math in 2016-17.

Relationship Between District-Wide Survey Responses and Student Achievement, 2016-17

Relationship Between District-Wide Survey Responses and Student Achievement, 2016-17

An analysis of the relationship between District-Wide Survey responses and school-level standardized test scores in 2016-17.

Grade 3 ELA PSSA Performance in SDP, 2014-15 to 2016-17

Grade 3 ELA PSSA Performance in SDP, 2014-15 to 2016-17

This brief focuses on District-level progress toward Anchor Goal 2 by examining third-grade performance on the English Language Arts (ELA) PSSA exam over three school years (2014-15 through 2016-17).

ELA Benchmarks: Aiming for Sweet 16

ELA Benchmarks: Aiming for Sweet 16

An ORE analysis of how many math Benchmark questions students need to answer correctly to have a good chance of scoring proficient or advanced on the PSSA-ELA.

Math Benchmarks: Aiming for 18+

Math Benchmarks: Aiming for 18+

An ORE analysis of how many math Benchmark questions students need to answer correctly to have a good chance of scoring proficient or advanced on the PSSA-Math.

Renaissance Schools Initiative: Student Achievement in Renaissance Initiative Schools

Renaissance Schools Initiative: Student Achievement in Renaissance Initiative Schools

This brief explores changes in building-level student achievement after school turnaround at School District of Philadelphia Promise Academies and Renaissance Charter schools. Specifically, it looks at whether Promise Academies and Renaissance Charter schools have met expectations for rapid growth, as defined by the literature, in reading and math on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA).