Understanding Testing 101. What does this stuff mean? By George Champlin. Understanding Testing. This presentation will hopefully: Explain the differences in PASS, ITBS, & MAP. Explain the rationale for testing. Explain how to understand the information the tests give.
What does this stuff mean?
By George Champlin
This presentation will hopefully:
Not Met Met Exemplary
NSS (National Standard Score)
NGE (National Grade Equivalent)
NS (National Stanine)
NPR (National Percentile Ranking)
RIT - Is an equal interval score, like feet and inches. Progress can be followed through out the year and from one year to another for school, class and individual averages.
Lexile - a unit for measuring text difficulty that is linked to the RIT score. It tells the level a student can read with 75% proficiency. It can help determine a child’s reading ability.
Contact your student’s teacher or the school counselor if you want more information or if you do not understand the testing information.