ERIC Number: ED316406
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Chemistry. Report of Student Performance. End of Course Testing, Spring 1989.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Div. of Accountability.
The North Carolina End-of-Course Testing Program was established to provide student, school, and school system information about achievement in high school courses. This report describes: (1) "Characteristics of Chemistry Students"; (2) "Student Performance on the Core Test"; (3) "Combining Performance and Participation: Yield and Effective Yield"; (4) "Anticipated Final Grades and Scores on the Core Test"; and (5) "Average Performance on the Curriculum Test." Each Chemistry student took a test containing 60 common or core items and one of four different sets of 40 items during the final days of the school year. The average core score was 37.5, or 62.5 percent correct. Performance on the core test differed by parental education, sex, ethnic group, grade level in school, and anticipated final course grade. The select group of students taking Chemistry in the tenth grade had higher average scores than students at any other grade level. Performance and participation rates in educational regions and public school systems, and state percentile tables for 1989 are provided in the appendices.(YP)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Div. of Accountability.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina