ERIC Number: ED364570
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Statewide Report for Arizona Pupil Achievement Testing and Appendix to the Statewide Report for Arizona Pupil Achievement Testing.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Test results are presented for the Arizona Pupil Achievement Testing Program for fall 1991. In the 1991-92 school year, the state legislature mandated that only grades 4, 7, and 11 be tested. Although school districts could elect to test other grades, results in this report represent only tests for grades 4, 7, and 11 on either the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (grades 4 and 7) or the Tests of Achievement and Proficiency (grade 11). A total of 133,652 students took these tests in reading, language, and mathematics, with 3,447 students of Limited English Proficiency exempted from testing. Arizona pupils collectively scored in the average range in reading, language, and mathematics; and, in general, they performed at about the same level of achievement as average pupils across the nation, using 1987-88 norms. Reading scores for females were higher than those for males at all grade levels, and mathematics scores for males were higher in grade 11, but not in grade 7 or 4. Whites and Asian/Pacific Islanders scored at or above the national average across all grade levels; and Blacks, Hispanic Americans, and American Indian/Alaskan Native groups scored below the national average in all subject areas at all grade levels. Six figures and 12 tables present test results. The separately bound associated appendix contains percentile ranks for reading, language, and mathematics for the 3 grades in 141 pages of tables by school district in appendixes A, B, and C. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Grammar, Graphs, Language Tests, Mathematics Tests, Norm Referenced Tests, Racial Differences, Reading Tests, School Districts, School Statistics, Scores, Secondary School Students, Sex Differences, Standardized Tests, State Programs, State Surveys, Student Evaluation, Tables (Data), Test Results, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Identifiers: Arizona; Arizona Pupil Achievement Testing; Arizona State Assessment Programs; Iowa Tests of Basic Skills; Percentile Ranks; Tests of Achievement and Proficiency