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ERIC Number: ED393903
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Grade 11 High School Proficiency Test (HSPT11) October 1994. State Summary.
New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
The New Jersey Grade 11 High School Proficiency Test (HSPT11) consists of reading, mathematics, and writing sections. All must be passed as requirements for high school graduation. Students who do not pass all sections will receive additional instruction and will be retested on the section or sections they did not pass. The total scores are reported as scale scores with a range of 100 to 500, 300 being passing. One or more sections of the HSPT11 was administered in October 1994 to 61,361 Grade 11 students, a figure that excludes students classified as limited English proficient or in special education. Table 1 presents statewide results for the test. Of the students who took the test the first time, 73.7% passed all 3 sections. Of the 570 retesting students, 24% passed all sections attempted. Results for each subject are included in tables 2 through 6. Finally, the report presents in tabular form (38 pages) district-by-district and school-by-school results grouped by District Factor Group. District Factor Group is an indicator of the socioeconomic status of citizens in each district. (Contains seven tables.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
Identifiers: New Jersey High School Proficiency Test
Note: For Cycle I School and District Guidelines, see ED 392 809. Tables contain small print.