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Using the Data. From AIMSweb. To view your students’ scores:. Click on “ My Classes ” tab. The current Benchmark period will display by default. To go back and view previous benchmarking data, use the ‘timeframe’ drop down menu and click the benchmarking time period you want.

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Using the data

Using the Data

From AIMSweb

To view your students scores
To view your students’ scores:

  • Click on “My Classes” tab

Using the data

Using the data

Report types
Report Types you want to view.

  • Class Distribution by Scores and Percentile Report. This report will list your students from highest to the lowest in a single area. This will give you the “Rainbow Chart”.

  • This will give you the “Rainbow Chart” in all measures for a given area (such as reading, mathematics, early literacy, or early numeracy)

Report types1
Report Types you want to view.


    • Available for some measures.

    • Will provide instructional recommendations from Pearson materials.

Comparisons you want to view.

  • You can compare your students to students within your school or to national norms.

  • To choose national norms, pull up a report.

    • Beside Report Options, click on “Expand.”

    • Then click on Criterion.

    • Using the drop-down menu, choose “National (area) 2010-2011

Buttons you want to view.

  • Use the green back button to go back. (When it is present, always use it, not the back browser button)

  • E-Mail button allows you to email the report to someone.

  • PDF button makes the report a PDF. Before printing, make the report a PDF.

Individual student reports
Individual Student Reports you want to view.

  • Before looking at individual student reports, review the norm tables and growth rates.

  • These growth rates will help you determine if students who are below average are growing at a rate that will catch them up with their peers.

  • On the individual student reports, the student’s growth rate will be reported as his or her rate of improvement.

Aggregate norm table
Aggregate Norm Table you want to view.

  • To find the growth rates, you look at the aggregate norm table.

  • Directions for locating the aggregate norm table can be found on the AIMSweb wiki, under support materials.


Finding the individual student reports
Finding the individual student reports. you want to view.

  • To view all measures in a particular area (such as early literacy, early numeracy, reading, math) to see if the student is growing, click on “Report” under the column Pathway for that student.

  • To view a student’s rate of improvement in a particular measure, click on the student’s score for that measure.

How to look for growth
How to look for growth you want to view.

  • This student is growing in computation, but has not had any growth in concepts & applications.

  • However, even though the student is growing in computation, the student is still below average

  • This report was obtain, by clicking on the word “Report” under the pathway column.

Looking at same student further in computation by clicking on the student s computation score
Looking at same student further in computation by clicking on the student’s computation score.

  • Here we see the student is growing, but is still below average.

  • If you look at the table below the chart, you can find at what rate this student is growing.

  • This student is growing at 0.4 pts a week. However, looking at the growth rates (see the slide), the average student grows at 0.8 pts. per week.

  • At this rate, this student will continue to get further and further behind.

Now what
Now What? on the student’s computation score.

  • After looking at your students’ reports, things to consider include:

    • Students who are below average and are not growing at a faster rate than their peers need an intervention plan, if they do not already have one.

    • If the student already has an intervention plan, then the intensity of the interventions need to be increased.

Additional things to consider
Additional things to consider on the student’s computation score.

  • How can you differentiate instruction for students who are above average, but are not growing?

  • What circumstances may have caused a student’s growth to decline, for a student who has a downward growth line?

  • Is there additional data that is needed to determine the student’s needs? Look at the Comprehensive Assessment Plan on the AIMSWeb wiki.