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HWA Test Results

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 1
HWA Test Results

2007-2009 Reading & Language Arts
Test Results

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2007 Test Scores
Reading Grade Vocab Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
# tested 28 1 157.1 2.1 6 50 65
# tested 25 2 159.7 2.3 4 14 33
# tested 26 3 187.5 4.0 5 36 54
# tested 28 4 206.2 5.2 6 40 60
# tested 26 5 220.8 6.3 6 41 60
# tested 22 6 220.1 6.3 4 22 40
# tested 27 7 236.5 7.7 5 29 47
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Grade Comprehension Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 161.2 2.4 6 63 76
2 166.6 2.7 5 26 47
3 200.6 4.9 6 57 71
4 215.7 6.0 6 53 69
5 227.2 6.8 6 46 64
6 215.5 6.0 4 24 39
7 241.8 8.0 5 36 53
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Language Grade Word Analysis Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 156.1 2.1 6 44 62
2 160.5 2.4 4 19 37

Grade Listening Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 146.8 1.6 4 26 40
2 159.3 2.3 4 15 29

Grade Spelling Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 150.9 1.9 5 38 54
2 167.1 2.7 5 33 46
3 204.5 5.1 7 75 83
4 218.4 6.1 6 65 76
5 228.3 6.9 6 54 68
6 225.3 6.6 5 32 48
7 248.5 8.7 6 45 61
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Grade Capitalization Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
3 215.1 5.9 7 75 84
4 219.6 6.2 6 58 71
5 238.3 7.7 6 58 71
6 230.8 7.1 5 40 53
7 255.5 8.4 6 48 61
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Grade Punctuation Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
3 207.4 5.3 7 69 79
4 220.5 6.4 6 57 70
5 224.8 6.6 6 45 60
6 218.4 6.1 5 28 42
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Grade Usage/Espress Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
3 207.7 5.4 7 64 77
4 220.0 6.2 6 55 70
5 230.6 71.0 6 50 64
6 216.1 5.9 5 25 40
7 245.1 8.4 5 37 54
2008 Test Scores
Reading Grade Vocab Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
# tested 27 1 157.1 2.1 6 50 65
# tested 26 2 163.8 2.6 5 21 42
# tested 23 3 181.1 3.6 5 25 43
# tested 29 4 201.4 4.9 5 31 53
# tested 24 5 225.1 6.6 6 47 66
# tested 29 6 226.0 6.7 5 29 48
# tested 26 7 229.6 7.0 4 21 38
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Grade Comprehension Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 155.1 2.1 6 46 63
2 166.8 2.7 5 27 47
3 187.7 4.0 5 36 55
4 216.4 6.0 6 54 69
5 231.7 7.2 6 55 69
6 228.2 6.9 5 36 51
7 226.6 6.8 4 21 39
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Language Grade Word Analysis Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 168.3 2.8 7 69 80
2 169.0 2.9 5 31 52 52

Grade Listening Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 150.3 1.8 5 36 51
2 170.0 2.9 5 40 55

Grade Spelling Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 149.7 1.8 5 32 48
2 172.6 3.1 6 48 63
3 197.6 4.6 6 63 74
4 215.5 6.0 6 61 73
5 230.9 7.1 6 57 71
6 233.8 7.4 5 43 58
7 238.5 7.7 5 35 49
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Grade Capitalization Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
3 197.6 4.6 6 63 74
4 227.8 6.8 6 65 76
5 231.6 7.2 6 54 66
6 248.1 8.6 6 54 65
7 242.2 8.0 5 38 52
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Grade Punctuation Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
3 201.3 4.9 6 63 74
4 219.9 6.3 6 56 70
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5 244.9 8.3 6 62 73
6 247.7 8.6 6 52 65
7 238.8 7.8 5 33 50
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Grade Usage/Espress Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
3 194.4 4.3 6 48 64
4 221.4 6.3 6 56 71
2009 Test Scores
Reading Grade Vocab Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
# tested 18 1 157.1 2.1 6 50 65
# tested 15 1 158.7 2.3 6 53 69
# tested 28 2 165.6 2.7 5 24 45
# tested 23 3 179.5 3.5 5 22 41
# tested 24 4 192.4 4.2 4 17 37
# tested 27 5 221.0 6.3 6 41 60
# tested 22 6 217.3 6.1 4 19 36
# tested 27 7 237.6 7.8 5 30 48
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Grade Comprehension Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 161.9 2.4 7 65 77
1 144.4 1.5 4 19 33
2 169.2 2.9 5 31 52
3 188.8 4.0 5 38 56
4 203.4 5.0 5 37 55
5 219.1 6.2 5 41 55
6 210.0 5.5 4 18 35
7 245.1 8.3 5 39 56
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Language Grade Word Analysis Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 172.1 3.0 7 74 84
1 145.0 1.5 4 19 39
2 165.7 2.7 5 26 46

Grade Listening Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 149.9 1.8 5 35 50
1 150.3 1.8 5 36 51
2 149.5 1.8 3 6 13

Grade Spelling Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
1 157.1 2.2 7 62 83
1 145.6 1.6 4 15 30
2 172.6 3.1 6 48 63
3 189.7 4.1 6 46 60
4 214.8 5.9 6 60 72
5 233.3 7.3 6 60 73
6 232.7 7.3 5 41 57
7 247.5 8.6 5 44 59
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Grade Capitalization Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
3 202.6 5.0 6 61 74
4 220.8 6.3 6 59 72
5 238.6 7.8 6 59 71
6 218.1 6.1 5 28 42
7 243.8 8.2 5 39 53
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Grade Punctuation Avg. Standard Score Grade Equivalent Nat'l Stanine % Rank of Average % Rank of Nat'l Norms
3 195.7 4.5 6 55 67
4 207.7 5.3 5 443 59
5 237.0 7.6 6 56 69
6 223.9 6.6 5 32 47
Comprehension
2007 Comprehension % Rank 2009 Comprehension % Rank
80
80

60 60

40 40

20 20

0
0
1st 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

% Avg % Avg
National Avg National Avg

• Observations:
• Goals 2010:

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-What is occurring in the split K5 and/or split 1st grade classes to have created a significant
difference in test scores?
-What is happening between 5th and 6th grade? There is a decline every year.
Vocabulary ’07-’09
Avg Standard Vocab Score
240.0

180.0

120.0

60.0

0

2007
1st 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th • Observations:
2008
2009
Vocabulary Grade Equivalent
8.0
• Goals 2010:
6.0

4.0

2.0

0
1st 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

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-Steady vocabulary improvement every year between grades.
-What happens between 2nd and 3rd grade vocabulary that causes a high jump in score?
-Students vocabulary is consistently at or above grade equivalency the last three years.
Word Analysis
2008 2009
90.0
80
2007
70.0
60 67.5

52.5

40 45.0
35.0

20
17.5 22.5

0 0
0

% Avg National Avg

• Observations:
• Goals 2010:

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-1st & 2nd grade only classes tested
-Steady growth over the last 3 years
Spelling
2007 Spelling 2009 Spelling
90.0 2008 Spelling 90.0

80

67.5 67.5
60

45.0 45.0
40

22.5 20 22.5

0 0 0
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

% Avg % Avg % Avg
National Avg National Avg National Avg

• Observations:
• Goals 2010:
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-Explanation of large numbers in 1st grade in 2009
-Explanations of the drop in numbers from 4th through 6th
Spelling
Avg Standard Spelling Score
300.0

225.0

150.0

75.0

0
1st 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

Spelling Grade Equivalent
9.0

6.8
• Observations:
4.5

• Goals 2010:
2.3

0
1st 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

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-Average standard score slight decline in grades 4 & 5
-Spelling grade equivalent is equal and/or above grade level
-What is the difference in students or teaching from 2007-2009?
Capitalization
Avg. Standard Capitalization
260

195

130

65

0
3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

2007 2008 2009
Capitalization Grade Equivalent
9

• Observations:
7

5

2
• Goals 2010:
0
3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

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-slow, steady growth throughout years. Slightly decline every year in 6th grade.
-above or at grade equivalent every year.
Capitalization
2007 Capitalization 2008 Capitalization 2009 Capitalization
90 90 90

68 68 68

45 45 45

23 23 23

0 0 0
3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

% Avg National Avg % Avg National Avg % Avg National Avg

• Observations:
• Goals 2010:
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-6th grade low in 2007 & 2009
-slow decline over the years
-drop in scores consistent with the drop in the National average scores
Punctuation
Avg Standard Punctuation
260

195

130

65

0
3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

2007 2008 2009

Grade Equivalent Punctuation
10

8
• Observations:
5
• Goals 2010:
3

0
3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

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Punctuation
2007 Punctuation 2008 Punctuation 2009 Punctuation
80 80 80

60 60 60

40 40 40

20 20
20

0 0
0
3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th
3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th

% Avg National Avg % Avg National Avg % Avg National Avg

• Observations:
• Goals 2010:

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-National averages have declined over last 3 years
-2009 comparison are lower than previous years
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