Civic Report
No. 33 February 2003


Testing High Stakes Tests: Can We Believe the Results of Accountability Tests?

Table 6
Toledo, OH

Level Score Correlations

Gain Score Correlations

Elementary Math, 1999

0.87

Elementary Math, 20001999

0.16

Elementary Math, 2000

0.75

Elementary Math, 20012000

0.15

Elementary Math, 2001

0.85

Elementary Math, 20022001

0.26

Elementary Math, 2002

0.81

Elementary Reading, 19991998

-0.05

Elementary Reading, 1998

0.78

Elementary Reading, 20001999

0.12

Elementary Reading, 1999

0.88

Elementary Reading, 20012000

0.08

Elementary Reading, 2000

0.87

Elementary Reading, 20022001

0.31

Elementary Reading, 2001

0.84

Elementary Science, 20022001

-0.07

Elementary Reading, 2002

0.87

Middle School Reading, 19991998

-0.38

Elementary Science, 2001

0.80

Middle School Reading, 20001999

0.43

Elementary Science, 2002

0.41

Middle School Math, 20001999

0.51

Middle School Reading, 1998

0.99

Middle School Science, 20001999

0.20

Middle School Reading, 1999

0.68

Middle School Social Studies, 20001999

0.07

Middle School Reading, 2000

0.82

Average

0.14

Middle School Reading, 2001

0.55

 

 

Middle School Math, 1999

0.89

 

 

Middle School Math, 2000

0.80

 

 

Middle School Math, 2002

0.84

 

 

Middle School Science, 1999

0.82

 

 

Middle School Science, 2000

0.89

 

 

Middle School Science, 2002

0.90

 

 

Middle School Social Studies, 1999

0.85

 

 

Middle School Social Studies, 2000

0.58

 

 

Middle School Social Studies, 2002

0.64

 

 

Average

0.79

 

 

High Stakes: Ohio Proficiency
Low Stakes: Stanford-9

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