Presentation on theme: "2011 State Assessments Summary Results Dr. Bari Anhalt Erlichson Chief Performance Officer February 1 st, 2012."— Presentation transcript:
2011 State Assessments Summary Results Dr. Bari Anhalt Erlichson Chief Performance Officer February 1 st, 2012
Introduction New Jersey conducts statewide tests in grades 3 through 8 and one time in high school for Language Arts and Math. For Science, every student is assessed in 4 th, 8 th and one time in high school.
Spotlight on Third Grade Reading Proficiency In 2010-2011, over 37,500 3 rd grade students in New Jersey did not pass NJASK – LAL. 42% of these students were educated in DFG A or B districts. About 16% were educated in our five largest urban districts. And 43% of them were educated in schools that had a poverty rate lower than the state school average.