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English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments

Detailed Test Results for:State of California

CDS Code: 00-00000-0000000

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PLEASE NOTE: Achievement level percentages in the same subject can be compared within grade levels, with adjacent grades, and from one year to another. Schools made up of differing grade levels should be compared with caution.

Due to factors surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, testing participation in 2020–21 varied. Care should be used when interpreting results.

To learn more about the results displayed below, please visit the Understanding Results page.

2020–21 Detailed Test Results Results for All Students

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS/LITERACY

Achievement Level Distribution

In order to protect student privacy, an asterisk (*) will be displayed instead of a number on test results where 10 or fewer students had tested. "N/A" will be displayed instead of a number on test results where no data is found for the specific report.

Overall Achievement
Overall Achievement
Achievement LevelGrade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 11All Grades
Number of Students Enrolled This total includes only the students in this student group who were eligible to take the Smarter Balanced test in 2021 in this subject area. 432,992440,260442,335433,526452,852460,669471,2623,133,896
Number of Students Tested This total includes only the students who took the Smarter Balanced test in 2021 for this subject area. 80,31182,76084,54488,06698,32099,975209,650743,626
Number of Students With Scores This total includes only the students who took the Smarter Balanced test in 2021 for this subject area and responded to enough questions to generate a score. 80,03182,49684,16687,25996,79998,300207,141736,192
Mean Scale Score 2403.32447.32490.12511.22543.72554.12605.5N/A
Standard Exceeded: Level 4 The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 20.16 %21.09 %20.98 %16.20 %16.80 %16.14 %29.07 %21.42 %
Standard Met: Level 3 The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 19.63 %20.39 %25.47 %27.37 %33.15 %31.24 %30.17 %27.59 %
Standard Nearly Met: Level 2 The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 23.78 %20.64 %20.23 %26.03 %23.19 %25.01 %21.33 %22.69 %
Standard Not Met: Level 1 The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 36.43 %37.87 %33.32 %30.41 %26.85 %27.62 %19.42 %28.30 %

Areas

Area Achievement Level Descriptors provide a more detailed look at students' performance on the overall assessment. The results in these key areas for each subject are reported using the following three indicators: below standard, near standard, and above standard. The sum of the achievement level percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding.

READING: How well do students understand stories and information that they read?
READING: How well do students understand stories and information that they read?
Area Performance LevelGrade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 11All Grades
Above Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 16.67 %17.19 %18.19 %16.98 %18.81 %19.44 %29.76 %21.26 %
Near Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 55.44 %60.44 %59.66 %54.56 %58.77 %53.52 %54.53 %56.31 %
Below Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 27.89 %22.37 %22.15 %28.46 %22.42 %27.04 %15.71 %22.43 %
WRITING: How well do students communicate in writing?
WRITING: How well do students communicate in writing?
Area Performance LevelGrade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 11All Grades
Above Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 12.98 %13.48 %20.30 %16.27 %21.89 %19.33 %31.09 %21.35 %
Near Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 50.72 %53.53 %47.31 %49.77 %52.05 %51.71 %46.17 %49.56 %
Below Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 36.30 %32.99 %32.39 %33.96 %26.06 %28.96 %22.74 %29.09 %
LISTENING: How well do students understand spoken information?
LISTENING: How well do students understand spoken information?
Area Performance LevelGrade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 11All Grades
Above Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 10.49 %11.20 %12.46 %13.76 %12.07 %13.15 %15.45 %13.14 %
Near Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 71.78 %71.90 %72.32 %70.17 %73.94 %72.03 %73.07 %72.35 %
Below Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 17.72 %16.89 %15.23 %16.07 %13.99 %14.82 %11.48 %14.52 %
RESEARCH/INQUIRY: How well can students find and present information about a topic?
RESEARCH/INQUIRY: How well can students find and present information about a topic?
Area Performance LevelGrade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 11All Grades
Above Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 16.57 %15.35 %18.43 %19.33 %23.26 %21.46 %30.39 %22.39 %
Near Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 61.65 %66.49 %59.19 %63.41 %60.55 %63.27 %58.73 %61.37 %
Below Standard The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2021 for the subject area. 21.77 %18.16 %22.38 %17.26 %16.19 %15.27 %10.88 %16.24 %
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