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Program'Effectiveness'Evidence'
As! a! Supplemental! Educational! Services! provider,! Brilliance! Academy! constantly! monitors! student!
academic!achievement.!By!maintaining!focus!on!achievement,!we!can!ensure!program!effectiveness!and!
positive!outcomes!for!students!and!schools.!!
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Students!in!both!programs!are!assessed!using!the!Basic!Achievement!Skills!Inventory!(BASI)!standardized!
assessment.! The! BASI! is! aligned! to! state! and! national! academic! standards.! Yielding! standard! scores,!
national! percentile! rankings,! grade! equivalency,! and! performance! classification! by! learning! objective,!
the! results! of! the! BASI! provide! Brilliance! with! a! reliable! metric! to! predict! student! achievement! in! the!
classroom! and! to! ensure! maximum! accountability.! The! initial! BASI! assessment! scores! are! used! to!
prescribe! individualized! curriculum! for! each! student.! Upon! completion! of! the! program,! students! are!
again!assessed!using!the!BASI.!The!pre<!and!post<assessment!scores!are!compiled!by!Brilliance!Academy.!!
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The!following!pages!are!a!compilation!of!BASI!pre<!and!post<!assessment!results!from!past!school!years.!
The!numbers!reflect!all!students!served!in!each!grade!level!and!subject!area.!The!bar!graphs!show!the!
difference!in!pre<!and!post<assessment!scores,!separated!by!grade!and!subject!area.!Certain!school!years!
show! a! “zero”! for! various! subjects! because! no! students! were! served! in! that! grade.! Following! the! bar!
graphs! is! a! chart! depicting! population! size,! average! pre<! and! post<test! scores,! difference,! standard!
deviation,!and!effect!size.!!
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The! effect! size! shows! the! average! difference! between! pre<! and! post<assessment! results! without!
discussing!the!variability!within!the!groups.!In!other!words,!the!effect!size!shows!the!effectiveness!of!our!
programs.! For! example,! if! the! effect! size! were! 0.0,! the! percentage! of! pre<test! scores! that! would! be!
below! the! average! student! post<test! score! would! be! fifty! percent.! As! you! can! see! from! the! chart,! our!
effect! sizes! are! significantly! higher! than! 0.0.! For! example,! during! the! 2008<09! school! year,! Reading!
scores!for!grade!5!showed!a!0.5!effect!size.!Therefore,!about!68%!of!students!improved!their!results!on!
the!post<assessment!BASI.!Our!effect!sizes!show!an!impressive!amount!of!improvement!across!the!grade!
levels!and!subject!areas.!Improvements!of!this!nature!can!only!be!attributed!to!the!unique!nature!of!our!
program,!allowing!students!to!start!at!their!exact!academic!level!and!proceed!at!their!own!pace!towards!
success.!!
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Brilliance Academy

# of Students per Year per Grade
450
400
350
300
250

2005 2006

200

2006 2007

150

2007 2008
2008 2009

100
50
0
GradeGradeGrade GradeGradeGradeGradeGradeGradeGrade GradeGrade
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11 12

Brilliance Academy

20
15
10
5
0

9.65

15.2

12.88
0

Grade 2 Reading Increases by Year
Difference

Difference

Grade 1 Reading Increases by Year

15

10.91

12.91

10.49

10
5

0

0

School Year

School Year

*No Students were enrolled for 2007 08 for both the 1st and 2nd Grade

20
15
10
5
0

Grade 4 Reading Increases by Year

16.89

16.25
12.37

Difference

Difference

Grade 3 Reading Increases by Year

4.85

25
20
15
10
5
0

11.72

School Year

13.06

Difference

Difference

10.64

25
20
15
10
5
0

20.85
8.96

School Year

15.34
6.77

5.28

School Year

8.31

Grade 8 Reading Increases by Year
Difference

Difference

12.63

12.1

School Year

Grade 7 Reading Increases by Year
20
15
10
5
0

19.37

Grade 6 Reading Increases by Year

18.89
11.7

18.83

School Year

Grade 5 Reading Increases by Year
20
15
10
5
0

14.68

15
10
5
0

13.63

13.3
6.61

8.16

School Year

Brilliance Academy
20
15
10
5
0

Grade 10 Reading Increases by
Year

15.17
10.43
0

Difference

Difference

Grade 9 Reading Increases by Year

2.34

School Year

15
10
5
0

11.44
0

0

4.78

School Year

*No Students were enrolled for 2006 07 for the 9th Grade and 2006 07 and 2007 08 for 10th Grade

Difference

Grade 11 Reading Increases by Year
25
20
15
10
5
0

19.44

0

0

0

School Year

*No Students were enrolled for 2006 07, 2007 08 and 2008 09 for the 11th Grade

Brilliance Academy
25
20
15
10
5
0

Grade 2 Writing Increases by Year

22.38

18.27
5.07

Difference

Difference

Grade 1 Writing Increases by Year

0

20
15
10
5
0

14.68

13.75

6.18
0

School Year

School Year

*No Students were enrolled for 2007 08 for both the 1st and 2nd Grade

20
15
10
5
0

Grade 4 Writing Increases by Year

17.46
13.22

12.99

12.6

15
Difference

Difference

Grade 3 Writing Increases by Year

14.07
10.26

5
0

School Year

Grade 5 Writing Increases by Year
11.61

11.32

5

Difference

Difference

12.89

Grade 6 Writing Increases by Year

14.22
14 22

10

0

20
15
10
5
0

8.4

School Year

12.5

9.33

School Year

14.51
7.95

9.62

Grade 8 Writing Increases by Year
Difference

Difference

11.25

11.26

School Year

Grade 7 Writing Increases by Year
15
10
5
0

11.98

10

School Year

15

12.3

20
15
10
5
0

14.15

11.71

6.63

School Year

15.4

Brilliance Academy
40
30
20
10
0

Grade 10 Writing Increases by Year

34.97
19.95

Difference

Difference

Grade 9 Writing Increases by Year
19.11
0

School Year

20
15
10
5
0

14.93
11.5
0

0

School Year

*No Students were enrolled for 2006 07 for the 9th Grade and 2006 07 and 2007 08 for 10th Grade

Grade 11 Writing Increases by Year
Difference

15

13.94

10
5

0

0

0

0

School Year

*No Students were enrolled for 2006 07,
07 2007 08 and 2008 09 for the 11th Grade

Brilliance Academy

25
20
15
10
5
0

17.53

Grade 2 Math Increases by Year

21.71
13.33
0

Difference

Difference

Grade 1 Math Increases by Year

40
30
20
10
0

18.53

0

School Year

School Year

26.38

29.02

Grade 4 Math Increases by Year

28.45
Difference

Difference

Grade 3 Math Increases by Year
35
30
25
20
15
10
5
0

17.17

30
25
20
15
10
5
0

25.6

15.03

School Year

21.63

38.91

30.67

Grade 6 Math Increases by Year
Difference

Difference

Grade 5 Math Increases by Year
28.38

40
30
20
10
0

33
25
33.25
21.79

School Year

11.87

Difference

Difference

23.48

School Year

9.67

Grade 8 Math Increases by Year

30.7
23.14

17.35

School Year

Grade 7 Math Increases by Year
35
30
25
20
15
10
5
0

22.26

9.53

School Year

50
40
30
20
10
0

29.25

23.66

40
30
20
10
0

33.56
16.94

19.44
8.64

School Year

Brilliance Academy
50
40
30
20
10
0

Grade 10 Math Increases by Year

42.51
34.92
20.19
0

School Year

Difference

19.24

0

0

School Year

40
35
30
25
20
15
10
5
0

35.74
25.75

0

0

School Year

Grade 11 Math Increases by Year
25
20
15
10
5
0

Difference

Difference

Grade 9 Math Increases by Year

0

Brilliance Academy
Avg Reading Increases By Grade, 2005 06
Grade 11

19.44

11.44
10.43

Grade 9
Grade 7

13.63
12.63

8.96

Grade 5
Grade 3
Grade 1

9.65
0

5

11.7
11.72
12.37
10.91

10

15

20

25

Average Difference

Avg Reading Increases By Grade, 2006 07
0
0
0

Grade 10

6.61
6.77

Grade 7

12.1

Grade 4

14.68
12.91
12.88

Grade 1
0

2

4

6

8

10

12

14

18.89
16.25

16

18

20

Average Difference

*No Students were enrolled for 2006 07 for the 9th, 10th and 11th Grades

Avg Reading Increases By Grade, 2007 08
0
0

Grade 10

2.34

Grade 7

8.16
8.31

5.28

Grade 4
0
0

Grade 1
0

10.64

18.83

4.85
2

4

6

8

10

12

14

16

18

20

Average Difference

*No Students were enrolled for 2007 08 for the 1st, 2nd, 10th and 11th Grades

Avg Reading Increases By Grade, 2008 09
0

Grade 10
Grade 7
Grade 4
Grade 1

4.78
13.3
13.06
10.49

0

5

10

15.17
15.34
15.2

15

16.89

19.37
20

Average Difference

*No Students were enrolled for 2008 09 for the 11th Grade

20.85

25

Brilliance Academy
Avg Writing Increases By Grade, 2005 06
Grade 11

13.94

11.5

Grade 9

6.63

Grade 7

11.25

8.4

Grade 5
Grade 3

12.89
14.07
13.22

6.18

Grade 1
0

19.95

18.27

5

10

15

20

25

Average Difference

Avg Writing Increases By Grade, 2006 07
0
0
0

Grade 10
Grade 7
Grade 4

14.22

10.26

Grade 1

14.15

12.5

11.26

12.99

14.68

5.07
0

2

4

6

8

10

12

14

16

Average Difference

*No Students were enrolled for 2006 07 for the 9th, 10th and 11th Grades

Avg Writing Increases By Grade, 2007 08
0
0

Grade 10
Grade 7
Grade 4
Grade 1

7.95 9.33
0
0
0

5

19.11

11.71
11.61
12.3
12.6

10

15

20

25

Average Difference

*No Students were enrolled for 2007 08 for the 1st, 2nd, 10th and 11th Grades

Avg Writing Increases By Grade, 2008 09
0

Grade 10
Grade 7
Grade 4
Grade 1
0

14.93
15.4
9.62
14.51
11.32
11.98
13.75 17.46
5

10

15

34.97

22.38

20

25

30

Average Difference

*No Students were enrolled for 2008 09 for the 11th Grade

35

40

Brilliance Academy
Avg Math Increases By Grade, 2005 06
Grade 11

19.24

Grade 9

16.94

Grade 7
Grade 5

9.53

Grade 3

5

23.14
21.79
21.63

17.17
18.53
17.53

Grade 1
0

25.75

20.19

10

15

20

25

30

Average Difference

Avg Math Increases By Grade, 2006 07
0
0
0

Grade 10

19.44

Grade 7

23.48

17.35

Grade 4
Grade 1

21.71
0

5

10

15

23.66

20

25.6
26.38

28.38

25

30

Average Difference

*No Students were enrolled for 2006 07 for the 9th, 10th and 11th Grades

Avg Math Increases By Grade, 2007 08
0
0

Grade 10
Grade 7

30.7

Grade 4

22.26

0

5

10

15

20

42.51
38.91

29.02

0
0

Grade 1

33.56
33.25

25

30

35

40

45

Average Difference

*No Students were enrolled for 2007 08 for the 1st, 2nd, 10th and 11th Grades

Avg Math Increases By Grade, 2008 09
0

Grade 10
Grade 7
Grade 4
Grade 1

35.74
34.92

8.64 11.87
9.67

30.67
28.45
29.25

15.03
13.33

0

5

10

15

20

25

30

Average Difference

*No Students were enrolled for 2008 09 for the 11th Grade

35

40

Brilliance Academy
Grade
1
1
1
2
2
2
3
3
3
4
4
4
5
5
5
6
6
6
7
7
7
8
8
8
9
9
9
10
10
10
11
11
11

Subject
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math

Pop. Size
32
32
32
11
11
11
23
23
23
30
30
30
23
23
23
24
24
24
44
44
44
48
48
48
21
21
21
25
25
25
17
17
17

Year
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006
2005/2006

2005 2006
Pretest
39.49
35.08
50.31
25.91
22.45
42.55
48.98
31.26
60.30
34.73
37.27
59.50
35.70
31.81
46.71
32.83
47.74
47.75
33.52
49.68
47.39
41.62
43.38
50 48
50.48
43.52
37.48
52.81
26.44
43.00
45.00
33.74
45.00
50.18

Posttest
49.14
53.34
67.84
36.82
28.64
61.27
61.35
44.48
77.48
46.45
51.33
69.03
47.39
44.70
59.92
41.79
56.15
69.54
46.15
60.93
70.52
55.25
50.01
67 42
67.42
53.95
57.43
73.00
37.88
54.50
70.75
53.18
58.94
69.41

Difference
9.65
18.27
17.53
10.91
6.18
18.73
12.37
13.22
17.17
11.72
14.07
9.53
11.70
12.89
21.63
8.96
8.40
21.79
12.63
11.25
23.14
13.63
6.63
16 94
16.94
10.43
19.95
20.19
11.44
11.50
25.75
19.44
13.94
19.24

SDpre
33.00
34.35
28.81
31.53
17.37
29.94
33.48
28.02
25.57
28.71
30.62
25.32
33.42
33.42
29.30
30.11
35.88
28.03
31.28
31.21
29.78
33.81
33.83
25 73
25.73
34.00
31.01
27.94
26.07
29.82
37.96
29.57
30.47
30.17

SDpost
32.74
35.35
25.85
32.11
14.11
33.12
34.28
29.49
17.88
26.80
31.47
21.59
36.86
36.86
28.03
31.92
37.63
26.16
30.80
30.65
20.94
30.99
32.47
23 51
23.51
32.60
26.55
25.10
27.38
27.59
32.43
29.33
28.73
25.84

Effect Size
0.29
0.52
0.64
0.34
0.39
0.59
0.36
0.46
0.79
0.42
0.45
0.41
0.33
0.37
0.46
0.29
0.23
0.80
0.41
0.36
0.91
0.42
0.20
0 69
0.69
0.31
0.69
0.76
0.43
0.40
0.73
0.66
0.47
0.69

Brilliance Academy
Grade
1
1
1
2
2
2
3
3
3
4
4
4
5
5
5
6
6
6
7
7
7
8
8
8

Subject
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math

Pop. Size
136
136
136
121
121
121
141
141
141
155
155
155
138
138
138
333
333
333
403
403
403
389
389
389

Year
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007
2006/2007

2006 2007
Pretest
48.24
49.06
50.69
47.93
52.34
46.74
48.28
52.06
48.46
47.46
52.28
52.08
43.91
49.20
52.40
54.18
49.04
50.57
54.83
47.61
47.36
54.17
49.81
50.34

Posttest
61.11
54.13
72.40
60.84
67.02
70.40
64.53
65.05
74.84
62.14
62.55
77.68
62.80
63.42
80.78
66.28
60.30
67.92
61.60
60.11
70.84
60.78
63.96
69.78

Difference
12.88
5.07
21.71
12.91
14.68
23.66
16.25
12.99
26.38
14.68
10.26
25.60
18.89
14.22
28.38
12.10
11.26
17.35
6.77
12.50
23.48
6.61
14.15
19.44

SDpre
29.28
28.64
28.45
27.33
28.89
28.45
28.72
29.34
28.77
29.05
27.82
27.13
28.76
28.32
30.09
29.74
29.19
28.32
29.26
29.49
28.03
29.98
28.57
29.02

SDpost
29.77
30.10
26.12
27.77
29.23
27.62
26.85
31.47
28.93
27.91
30.65
25.12
26.01
29.44
25.56
31.86
30.66
28.54
33.30
30.60
25.04
33.28
30.24
26.50

Effect Size
0.44
0.17
0.80
0.47
0.51
0.84
0.58
0.43
0.91
0.52
0.35
0.98
0.69
0.49
1.02
0.39
0.38
0.61
0.22
0.42
0.89
0.21
0.48
0.70

Brilliance Academy
Grade
3
3
3
4
4
4
5
5
5
6
6
6
7
7
7
8
8
8
9
9
9

Subject
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math

Pop. Size
174
174
174
114
114
114
117
117
117
106
106
106
141
141
141
97
97
97
47
47
47

Year
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008
2007/2008

2007 2008
Pretest
53.70
49.93
30.72
50.43
49.70
23.28
48.56
51.32
16.58
47.61
52.96
19.06
52.57
55.45
19.57
48.84
47.63
11.88
46.83
51.04
17.21

Posttest
58.55
62.53
59.74
69.26
62.00
45.54
59.20
62.93
55.49
55.92
60.92
52.31
57.84
64.78
49.65
57.00
59.34
45.43
49.17
70.15
59.72

Difference
4.85
12.60
29.02
18.83
12.30
22.26
10.64
11.61
38.91
8.31
7.95
33.25
5.28
9.33
30.07
8.16
11.71
33.56
2.34
19.11
42.51

SDpre
28.54
29.79
20.09
28.50
26.59
10.58
29.90
28.51
9.78
31.19
30.69
10.17
27.37
28.71
10.51
29.85
31.32
7.88
30.26
51.04
5.63

SDpost
33.34
31.49
20.09
26.43
28.34
26.81
31.74
30.11
27.56
31.16
33.92
26.77
32.42
31.61
29.40
32.08
31.79
28.59
33.17
24.79
23.82

Effect Size
0.16
0.41
1.44
0.69
0.45
1.19
0.35
0.40
2.08
0.27
0.25
1.80
0.18
0.31
1.51
0.26
0.37
1.84
0.07
0.50
2.89

Brilliance Academy
Grade
1
1
1
2
2
2
3
3
3
4
4
4
5
5
5
6
6
6
7
7
7
8
8
8
9
9
9
10
10
10

Subject
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math
Reading
Writing
Math

Pop. Size
45
45
45
37
37
37
74
74
74
261
261
261
182
182
182
168
168
168
128
128
128
117
117
117
63
63
63
27
27
27

Year
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009
2008/2009

2008 2009
Pretest
52.18
50.51
68.56
56.05
51.31
29.53
46.22
47.95
41.16
48.35
52.12
60.68
51.78
48.94
23.35
49.56
49.53
74.82
51.31
53.20
78.05
53.19
52.80
82.42
50 87
50.87
50.43
17.49
56.04
54.19
9.04

Posttest
67.38
72.89
81.89
66.54
65.06
58.78
63.11
65.41
69.61
67.72
64.10
75.71
64.84
60.27
54.02
70.40
64.04
84.50
66.65
62.82
89.91
66.49
68.19
91.06
66 05
66.05
62.35
52.41
60.81
69.11
44.78

Difference
15.20
22.38
13.33
10.49
13.75
29.25
16.89
17.46
28.45
19.37
11.98
15.03
13.06
11.32
30.67
20.85
14.51
9.67
15.34
9.62
11.87
13.30
15.40
8.64
15 17
15.17
34.97
34.92
4.78
14.93
35.74

SDpre
27.85
26.93
19.23
17.47
25.97
17.07
31.51
29.39
22.30
29.12
29.18
22.29
29.78
28.14
13.62
30.56
26.62
14.85
28.65
28.06
21.29
27.63
28.65
12.53
28 49
28.49
28.18
14.24
24.25
31.13
4.29

SDpost
28.83
21.27
23.32
22.13
32.89
21.56
34.72
25.71
23.89
26.89
31.67
23.43
30.67
30.00
25.15
27.41
30.08
14.85
28.66
31.68
17.38
30.27
27.03
14.21
28 36
28.36
31.36
27.48
30.50
31.72
25.44

Effect Size
0.54
0.93
0.63
0.53
0.47
1.51
0.51
0.63
1.23
0.69
0.39
0.66
0.43
0.39
1.58
0.72
0.51
0.65
0.54
0.32
0.61
0.46
0.55
0.65
0 53
0.53
0.40
1.67
0.17
0.47
2.40

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