March 2004 ITBS National Standardized Test Results
We are once again, very proud to publish our results on the ITBS, a nationally standardized test of basic skills. Woodmont Academy has achieved an average school-wide core total of 98.75 on this test, which means our school ranks in the top 2 percent of schools that take this test nationwide. This score is well above national averages and two points higher than our score last year.
|Grade Two||Reading Total||Language Total||Math Total||Core Total|
|Student Norms NPR||88||85||88||89|
|Grade Four||Reading Total||Language Total||Math Total||Core Total|
|Student Norms NPR||84||84||84||86|
|Grade Six||Reading Total||Language Total||Math Total||Core Total|
|Student Norms NPR||68||82||91||84|
|Grade Eight||Reading Total||Language Total||Math Total||*Core Total|
|Student Norms NPR||85||83||90||88|
The number for “Student Norms” means that an average student at Woodmont did as well or better than the given percentage of other students, in the same grade, nationally who took the ITBS in the 2000 “Norming Group”. It answers our question “How is our typical fourth grader doing in reading compared to the typical fourth grader nationally”?
The number for “School Norms” means that a given Woodmont class did as well or better than the given percentage of other classes in other schools, at the same grade level, nationally, which took the ITBS in the 2000 “Norming Group”. It answers our question, “ How are our fourth graders doing in reading compared to other fourth grade groups across the nation?
ITBS data helps us assess our instructional program in general, and identify strengths and weaknesses of individual students. The Archdiocese of Baltimore includes ITBS data as part of its overall measurement of how schools and students are performing; including students applying to archdiocesan schools high schools. All diocesan students take the ITBS test in the 2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th grades. Areas evaluated are: Reading, Language, and Math.
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