How are Math Units Scored in the 2019-2020 School Year?

Starting in the 2019-2020 School Year, there are multiple formats available for Mathematics End of Unit Assessments. These formats include:

Learnosity based assessments. Assessments that are taken in Learnosity will contain both machine scored and teacher scored items.

Learnosity based assessments with some paper based items. For some Learnosity based Assessments students will need to respond to an item on paper because Learnosity does not provide an appropriate response type for the content. Teachers will then score the problem on paper and enter the percent score into the Platform.  

Paper based assessments. In some cases it may be beneficial for a student to take a Math Assessment completely on paper. This is also the case for version 2 retakes, as these are not provided in Learnosity. Scoring paper based assessments mirrors the scoring of assessments in Learnosity. A student’s score will be determined by the points correct out of the total number of problems. This score will then be entered into the Platform as a percentage.  

How are scores translated into percentage grades?

The following table is used to determine student proficiency. The percent score indicates the score on the assessment and the language names a proficiency level within a range. If a student does not take an assessment they should be marked as “off track.” Regardless of the percent score entered, the Platform has a floor of 60% to indicate that the student is not showing evidence of understanding the concept while still providing an opportunity for the student to show growth in his/her understanding.

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Here you can learn more about how to grade an End-of-Unit Assessment.

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