Historical Reading OSTP Performance Data and Trends Grades 3-6. Office of District and School Accountability and Program Management Larry Smith and Taylor L. Young, Ph.D.
Historical Reading OSTP Performance Data and Trends Grades 3-6
Office of Districtand School Accountability and Program Management
Larry Smith and Taylor L. Young, Ph.D.
Median OPI scores (all students)have fallen to at or below beginning proficiency levels. As students in grades with median OPI scores below proficiency advance to the next grade it will become more difficult to increase performance without targeted interventions.Proficiency levels will no longer mask the effect of declining OPI Performance.
Factors Contributing to Declining OPI Performance
2011-2012 Grades 3-8 OCCT Reading Performance is not a sudden event rather it is the reflection of the continual decline in the median OPI of a significant number of students across three reporting groups.
The degree to which these trends continue into
2012-13 is directly related to the actions we take today!.