STAR Testing -Kindergarten (2016 - 2017)

STAR Testing Kindergarten

STAR Testing - Kindergarten 2016 - 2017

In the 2016-2017 school year, a cohort of 317 kindergartners, attending 6 rural elementary schools in Ohio County School District, Hartford, Kentucky, were used in this study.

AN INDEPENDENT RESEARCH STUDY

Demographics

Ethnicity

Grade Level Population Boys/Girls

Kindergarten 317 50 % / 50 %

% 2 1 90

African American Asian Caucasian Latino/Hispanic Other

Standardized Test for Reading Assessment (STAR) Early Literacy

Assessment Instrument

7 0

Reduced-cost Lunch ELL

68% 1%

% of Students Kindergarten

STAR Testing

Urgent Intervention 10 - 24 th Percentile

Benchmark 60 th Percentile and above

On Watch 40 - 59 th Percentile

Intervention 25 - 39 th Percentile

90 th Percentile

Fall

Spring

Figure 1. Kindergarten STAR Fall and Spring Results. STAR Early Literacy results organized by category to determine proficiency and identify students in need of interventions and growth, fall-to-spring.

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