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Components of the 2015 Texas Assessment Program State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) –STAAR Spanish –STAAR A –STAAR L –STAAR Alternate.

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2 Components of the 2015 Texas Assessment Program State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) –STAAR Spanish –STAAR A –STAAR L –STAAR Alternate 2 TAKS (exit level) Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS)

3 Answer Documents STAAR and STAAR Spanish — one combined answer document STAAR A is online STAAR L is online STAAR Alternate 2 — no answer documents should be submitted for students assessed with STAAR Alternate 2

4 Answer Documents (continued) TELPAS is online TAKS is online only since October 2014

5 Answer Documents (continued) STAAR Score Codes –“S” – tested –“A” – absent –“O” – other (illness, testing irregularity, EOC/above grade level, substitute assessment, etc.) –“*” – paper/online (STAAR/STAAR A or STAAR/STAAR L) –SSI score codes –EOC defaults to “O” if student previously achieved Level II: Satisfactory Academic Performance (score code default set to “3”) NOTE: For each subject area, only ONE score code should be gridded.

6 Answer Documents (continued) An “*” score code is present on all STAAR answer documents that have two subject areas tested. NOTE: For each subject area, only ONE score code should be gridded.

7 Answer Documents (cont.) TEST TAKEN INFO field — information about the language version (English or Spanish) must be recorded in this field. –“EN” or “SP” for grades 3, 4, and 5

8 Answer Documents (cont.) GRADE 5

9 Answer Documents (cont.) GRADE 7

10 Answer Documents (cont.) GRADE 8

11 Answer Documents (cont.) EOC

12 STAAR Precoding Precoded labels – English I and II, and grades 4 and 7 writing Precoded answer documents – STAAR EOC (Algebra I, biology, and U.S. history) and grades 3–8 reading, mathematics, science, and social studies

13 Precoding (Continued) Districts can receive two precoded answer documents (when appropriate) for students testing above grade. –Example: A student will take grade 6 reading and grade 7 mathematics. Submit a record in the precode file with the grade-level-code as ‘06’ and a value of ‘07’ in the “Above Grade Code” field.

14 Precoding (Continued) Reminder that we do not pull PEIMS records for EOC. Districts need to supply data if they want precode documents for students other than the non-masters. You will receive two precoded answer documents in April for grades 5 and 8 due to delayed testing for mathematics. One document will be used for mathematics and the other will be used for science (grade 5) or science and social studies (grade 8). The demographic data on the answer documents will be the same. Update both answer documents if a change is needed. Make sure to use the answer document that corresponds to the test book.

15 Precoding (Continued) STAAR L and STAAR A are given online –Register students with an ‘L’ or ‘A’ in the “STAAR EOC Test Version Code” when submitting a student data file. –Records will also need to be designated as online in the “Test Format” for EOC. –For grades 3–8 when a student is designated as STAAR L in the data file and one of the tests is not a STAAR L test, the student will be registered for the STAAR L test and may receive a precoded document for the non STAAR L subject (reading and mathematics assessments on the same answer document). –For spring 2015 Standardized Oral Administrations (online tests) will be available for grades 4, 6, and 7 mathematics and reading; grade 5 science; and grade 8 science and social studies. You will be able to register students through a data file submission by using the correct code as indicated in the Student Data File Format for Student Registration and Precoding.

16 PEIMS Data The “preliminary” PEIMS file was loaded to the Texas Assessment Management System student directory in late December. The “final” PEIMS file will be loaded in late February or early March. Do not request updates to student names or DOBs (if the student is on the PEIMS file) between now and early March because the values from the “final” file will overwrite the updates you requested.

17 STAAR Reporting EOC and 3–8 will have separate data files/reports All reports will be provided online in PDF format STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR A, and STAAR Alternate 2 will all be reported on the same file Changes between 2014 and 2015 are shown in italics

18 STAAR Standard Reports Confidential Student Reports (CSRs) Confidential Student Labels Confidential Campus Rosters Campus and District Summary Reports— including constructed response, phase-in, combined, and cumulative history (grades 5 & 8 retests) summary reports Data Files – individual student data files Item Analysis Summary and Individual Reports (STAAR reading, writing, science, and social studies for grades 3–8 and all EOC subjects) Images of Essays and Short Answers (provided no later than two weeks after the due in district date for the paper reports)

19 STAAR Optional Reports (Formats) CSRs – extra copy or PDF on CD-ROM Labels – extra copy or no labels Rosters – paper or PDF on CD-ROM Summaries – paper or PDF on CD-ROM Data Files – CD-ROM

20 STAAR EOC – Summary of Changes STAAR A reported on separate rosters and summaries like STAAR L STAAR A students included in cumulative history New Level II Phase-In 3; Level II Phase-In 2 has been adjusted lower (do not compare Phase-In 2 in 2015 and beyond to Phase-In 2 in 2014 and prior) Combined Summary Report has been added

21 EOC Reporting – CSRs One page per subject Includes explanatory text (no parent brochures) PDF online; Paper copies shipped to district (two copies per student) Same data will be available in the student portal Includes STAAR or ELL Progress Measure where applicable

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23 EOC Reporting – Labels Cumulative results for STAAR, STAAR L, and STAAR A will be provided –Report the administration with the highest scale score (with an ‘S’ score code) if the student passed –Report the latest administration if the student has not passed Current administration results for STAAR Alternate 2 will be provided

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25 EOC Reporting – Rosters Separate rosters for each subject Separate rosters for STAAR, STAAR L, STAAR A, and STAAR Alternate 2 “All Students” “Students Not Achieving Satisfactory Performance” (not provided for STAAR Alternate 2) Includes STAAR or ELL Progress Measure where applicable PDF online

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27 Algebra I example STAAR Progress Measure will have values when it is applicable and can be calculated (ELL Progress Measure will be blank) ELL Progress Measure will have values when it is applicable and can be calculated (STAAR Progress Measure will be blank) If a Progress Measure was applicable but could not be calculated, three dashes will be present (no information available)

28 EOC Reporting – Summaries One page per subject Separate summaries for STAAR, STAAR L, STAAR A, and STAAR Alternate 2 “All Students”, “First-Time Tested Students”, and “Retested Students” (page not printed if 0 students) at campus, district, region, and state for STAAR, STAAR L, and STAAR A PDF online

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30 EOC Reporting – Summaries (continued) Constructed Responses Summary (English I and English II) –One page for STAAR and one page for STAAR A (each subject) showing the distribution of score points for the short-answer items and written composition

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32 EOC Reporting – Summaries (continued) Level II Phase-In Summary – Algebra I, biology, and U.S. history on first page; English I and English II on second page (page will not be produced if there are 0 students for all subjects on the page) Number and percent of students at Level II (and above) for the Phase-In 1 and Recommended Standards; percent of students at Level II (and above for Phase-In 2 and Phase-In 3 One set each for STAAR, STAAR L, and STAAR A

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34 EOC Reporting – Summaries (continued) Combined Summary – one page for each subject with each applicable test version (STAAR, STAAR L, and STAAR A) with totals for the subject across all applicable test versions; All Students, First-time Tested Students, and Retested Students

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36 EOC Reporting – Data Files One data file for EOC –Includes information for the administration being reported – one record per student/assessment Will include item level data for STAAR for the spring administration only Student Expectation information will be posted on TEA’s website (spring administration only) –Includes cumulative history for STAAR, STAAR L, and STAAR A assessments Report the administration with the highest scale score (where the score code is ‘S’) if the student passed Report the latest administration if the student has not passed

37 EOC Reporting Timeline – Spring 2015 Preliminary rosters and data files for students that tested online (Algebra I, biology, and U.S. history) will be provided on 5/15 Preliminary rosters and data files for all records (paper and online) that have been processed and scored (all subjects) will be provided on 5/21 All reports will be posted online no later than 6/5; image essays and short answers will be posted no later than 6/19 Paper reports in districts by 6/5 Item Analysis reports for the spring administration will be available August 2015

38 STAAR 3–8 – Summary of Changes Due to the revised TEKS for grades 3–8 mathematics being assessed in 2015, new standards will need to be set. –When reports are initially provided to districts, mathematics results will contain raw scores only. –Standards will be set during summer 2015 and final reports with scale scores and passing information will be provided to districts in September 2015.

39 STAAR 3–8 – Summary of Changes Due to the revised TEKS for grades 3–8 mathematics being assessed in 2015, new standards will need to be set. –All reports will be provided in spring –All reports will be provided in September except for grade 5 science, grade 8 science and social studies, and all STAAR Alternate 2 printed Confidential Student Reports and student labels. –PDF reports will be reposted including grade 5 science, grade 8 science and social studies, and all STAAR Alternate 2 results.

40 STAAR 3–8 – Summary of Changes (cont.) Changes in reporting due to testing grades 5 and 8 mathematics in April –When reading tests from the March administration have been scored, reports will be generated and posted online only (by 4/15) and will include Confidential Student Reports (CSRs), Confidential Campus Rosters, Summary Reports, and Data Files. –After the April administration, mathematics results for grades 5 and 8 will be merged with the reading results. –Printed and online reports for 5 and 8 reading and mathematics and for the spring administration of grades 3–8 will be provided to districts by 5/22.

41 3–8 Reporting – CSRs All subjects on one report PDF online; paper copies shipped to district (two copies per student) Parent brochures (one sheet, two pages) will be provided with the CSRs – both English and Spanish provided; a flyer will be provided in spring explaining why students are receiving raw scores only on mathematics (TEKS revisions). Parent brochures will not be provided with the revised reports that are sent in September. Includes STAAR or ELL Progress Measure where applicable Same data will be available in the student portal

42 Initial Report – No Standards Established for Mathematics

43 Final Report with Math Standards

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45 3–8 Reporting – Labels Same format as 2014 Grade 5 and 8 retest labels will have previous administration data (from current year)

46 3–8 Reporting – Rosters Separate rosters for each subject Separate rosters for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR A, and STAAR Alternate 2 “All Students” “Students Not Achieving Satisfactory Performance” (not provided for Alternate 2) Includes STAAR or ELL Progress Measure where applicable PDF Online

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49 3–8 Reporting – Summaries One page per subject; writing will also have a constructed responses page Separate summaries for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR A, and STAAR Alternate 2 “All Students” Only PDF Online

50 Initial Summary Report – No Standards Established; Average Raw Scores

51 Final Summary Report – with Mathematics Standards and Average Scale Scores

52 3–8 Reporting – Summaries (continued) Phase-In Summary – one for each grade and test version (STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, and STAAR A) Number and percent of students at Level II (and above) for the Phase-In 1 and Recommended Standards; percent of students at Level II (and above) for Phase-In 2 and Phase-In 3

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54 3–8 Reporting – Summaries (continued) Combined Summary Report –One page per subject –STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, and STAAR A Level II performance results are combined on the same page along with totals for all applicable test versions –Campus and District –“All Students” Only –PDF Online

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56 3–8 Reporting – Summaries (continued) Cumulative Summary Report –Provided for the May and June grades 5 and 8 retests (reading only in 2015) –English and Spanish are combined for grade 5 –STAAR and STAAR A are combined –STAAR Alternate 2 is not included in the Cumulative Summary Report

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58 3–8 Reporting – Data File One data file for each administration for STAAR 3–8 (same format for each administration) –Will include item level data (student response and correct response) for STAAR reading, writing, science, and social studies for the primary administrations only –STAAR mathematics will include information indicating which items the student got correct/incorrect –Student Expectation information will be posted on TEA’s website (primary administrations only)

59 Test Taken Information Changes, Score Code Changes, and Student Test Warnings (Record Changes) Updates will be made through the Texas Assessment Management System for STAAR and through SchoolHouse for TAKS and TELPAS –Because progress measures require matching to historical data, it is critical to resolve warnings –Updated CSRs and data files will be provided online

60 STAAR Student Test Warnings - List

61 Student Test Warnings – Resolution Page Once you select a student, you will be taken to this screen to decide if the warning can be resolved.

62 Student Test Warnings – Edit Page You will be able to edit answer document information or Directory information (if needed) to correct the warning

63 TAKS and TELPAS TAKS Because of the low number of students/examinees, only the following reports will be provided: Confidential Student Report Confidential Student Label (Cumulative) Confidential Campus Roster Summary Report (All Students only) Data File TELPAS –No changes


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