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Mangino, Evangelina; And Others – 1991
Results of standardized tests taken by students in the Austin (Texas) Independent School District are reported. Emphasis is on tests developed for the state of Texas, but results from other standardized tests are also reported. In October 1990, 22,443 students in grades 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 took the Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS),…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Criterion Referenced Tests
Christner, Catherine A. – 1987
Evaluation findings on the Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1 and Chapter 1 Migrant Programs of the Austin (Texas) Independent School District (AISD) are reported. Included in the text of the report are: program descriptions; reading component descriptions; program impact on student achievement, Texas Educational Assessment of…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Compensatory Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Assessment
Mangino, Evangelina – 1987
This report summarizes results of student achievement in the Austin (Texas) Independent School District (AISD) on the Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills (TEAMS) tests in 1986-87. Major findings indicate the following: (1) 99.4% of AISD seniors to graduate in May 1987 passed the Exit-Level TEAMS tests, with only 17 denied diplomas in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Basic Skills
Ligon, Glynn; Battaile, Richard – 1986
In certain situations, grade equivalent scores are the most appropriate statistic available for reporting achievement test data. It is noted that testing practitioners have found that raw scores, normal curve equivalents, stanines, and standard scores are very useful. However, it is best to convert to either grade equivalents or percentiles before…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade Equivalent Scores, Measurement Objectives