ERIC Number: ED434926
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Delaware Student Testing Program: A Score Results Guide for Parents.
Delaware State Dept. of Education, Dover. Assessment and Accountability Branch.
The Delaware Student Testing Program ties student achievement to the state's content standards that define the knowledge and skills Delaware students need to succeed beyond high school. This report presents information to help parents interpret their children's scores on the tests, which are given in grades 3, 5, 8, and 10. Section 1 introduces the tests and the state's content standards for English language arts and mathematics. Sections 2 and 3 contain information to help parents understand the test results for English language arts and mathematics, respectively. State norms, score comparisons for the tested grades, information about the meaning of student percentile rank, and a discussion of instructional needs revealed by the tests. An appendix contains sample reports of the type parents receive. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts, Mathematics, Mathematics Achievement, Parents, State Programs, State Standards, Test Construction, Test Format, Test Interpretation, Test Results, Testing Programs
Available in microfiche from the Bureau of Archives and Records, Hall of Records, P.O. Box 1401, Dover, DE 19903 (Document No. 95-01/98/12/03).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Delaware State Dept. of Education, Dover. Assessment and Accountability Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Delaware