ERIC Number: ED436587
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
FACT: Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test: State, District, and School Report of Results. 1999 FCAT Administration Grade 8.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
In 1999, the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) was administered to students in grades 4, 5, 8, and 10 to assess student achievement of the Sunshine State Standards in reading and mathematics as mandated by the Florida legislature. This report informs administrators, legislators, and the general public about the reading and mathematics assessment results for the 142,125 eighth graders taking a standard curriculum. In the eighth grade, students take the mathematics and reading tests. The percentages of students scoring at each of five achievement levels are reported for schools, districts, and the state in table form. A booklet summarizing information about the FCAT and presenting sample questions is appended. (Contains three sets of tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Achievement Tests, Grade 8, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Tests, Reading Achievement, Reading Tests, State Programs, State Standards, Tables (Data), Test Results, Test Use, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Community; Policymakers; Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test