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Assessments by Model

Gain Model

This analytic model is used for subjects that are assessed in consecutive grades.

  • M-STEP Mathematics and English Language Arts in grades 4-7
  • PSAT 8/9 Mathematics and English Language Arts in grade 8
  • MAP Mathematics and Reading in grades 1-8 (Teacher reports only)
  • STAR Mathematics grades 2-8 and Reading & Literacy K-8 (Teacher reports only)
  • i-Ready Mathematics and ELA grades 2-8 (Teacher reports only)
Predictive Model

This analytic model is used for subjects that are not assessed in consecutive grades (in other words, when students move from one assessment type to another or when students take the assessment in different grades):

  • M-STEP Social Studies in grades 5, 8, and 11
  • M-STEP Science grades 5, 8, and 11
  • PSAT 8/9 grade 9 Mathematics and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
  • PSAT 10 Mathematics and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
  • SAT Mathematics and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing