ERIC Number: ED455314
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
State Assessment Report: 1999-2000 Results.
West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston.
This report presents the results of the West Virginia Statewide Assessment Program for 1999-2000. Student performance is reported for the Stanford Achievement Test, Ninth Edition (SAT-9), the state Writing Assessment, ACT EXPLORE, and the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Results of all these assessments indicate that West Virginia students are achieving at higher levels. Highlights of this progress include increases in the mean percentile scores for Total Basic Skills on the SAT-9 and an increase in average state scores for grades 4 and 10 on the Writing Assessment. Performance on the ACT EXPLORE is above that of peers across the United States, and performance on the NAEP is above that of the southeastern United States as a whole. Trend data for West Virginia assessment results show that students are making academic progress. The report contains these sections: (1) "Overview"; (2) "Stanford Achievement Test, Ninth Edition"; (3) "Writing Assessment"; (4) "ACT EXPLORE"; and (5) "National Assessment of Educational Progress." (Contains 16 tables and 24 figures.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Stanford Achievement Tests