ERIC Number: ED263189
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
New Mexico Standardized Testing Program Report. 1983-1984 School Year.
In March of 1984, a total of 55,771 New Mexico public school students in grades 3, 5, and 8 were tested with the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS) as required by the statewide standardized testing program. This document reports scores as national percentile ranks, and indicates the position of New Mexico students compared to a national sample of students. Scores are reported in 14 categories for each grade tested. Test results show that out of a total of 42 scoring categories for all three grades tested, 41 categories were at or above the national norm. In grade 3, the percentile rank scores in all fourteen categories were up from the previous year, and scores for grade 5 were higher in nine categories. Scores for grade nine increased in eleven categories. The appendix provides a summary of percentile scores in grades 3, 5, and 8 based on student's ethnicity, dominant language, and involvement in bilingual education programs. All of the percentile rank scores listed for Hispanic, Native American, and Black students were equal to or greater than the scores achieved by these ethnic groups in the previous year. (LMO)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. Evaluation, Testing, and Data Management Unit.
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills