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.
An analysis of the relationship between achievement on the PSSA and ACCESS assessments that can inform the proficiency goals set for ELs.
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.
This brief uses data from spring 2018 to examine the relationship between student performance on the AIMSWeb assessment and the English Language Arts PSSA.
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.
An analysis of the relationship between District-Wide Survey responses and school-level standardized test scores in 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).
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.
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.
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).