Have You Been Using the Same Assessment Instrument For Eight Years or More?
Scantron is a proud sponsor of the Texas Association of School Administrators!
The Texas Education Code requires that school districts:
- avoid using the same form of assessment instrument for more than eight years
- ensure that assessments are linked to norming that is no more than eight years old
Did you know Performance Series® has been certified to meet these requirements and is on the TEA approved list for Group-Administered Achievement Tests, for both School Districts and Charter Schools?
Scantron Says Yes To Texas!
Performance Series is the only approved assessment that can say “yes” to ALL of the following:
Learn more about what Performance Series offers Texas educators.
Every Student Succeeds Act in Texas
TX ESSA Plan
How Scantron Can Help
Provides on-grade testing for specific grade-level achievement measures with customizable performance bands and cut scores; items aligned to state standards.
Displays test scores from a variety of sources in interactive dashboards for overall and population group view.
Growth (Other Academic Indicators)
Provides computer-adaptive testing on a scaled score for grade-level-independent results; tracks growth over time against subject scoring scale; results aligned to state standards; includes skill-level next steps to aid in closing achievement gaps.
Shows changes in scores over time from a variety of test score sources; Early Warning System supports customizable thresholds and at-risk indicators.
Connects Student Information System data in real-time; shows graduation rate year over year.
English Language Proficiency
Provides standards-based Reading and ELA computer-adaptive test; customizable performance bands and cut scores.
Aggregates data to view ELL students test scores at a glance; Early Warning System supports customizable thresholds and at-risk indicators.
School Quality Indicators
Achievement Outcomes (Domain)
Provides on-grade testing for specific grade-level achievement measures in Math and Reading/ELA with customizable performance bands and cut scores; items aligned to state standards; item banks available for Science (Next Generation Science Standards)*, Social Studies and Career and Technical Education (CTE) topics; ACT WorkKeys, SAT, and ACT Practice Test scoring solutions available.; includes performance-based assessment that can be used to measure writing proficiency.
Aggregates data to view subject test scores at a glance; Early Warning System supports customizable thresholds and at-risk indicators
Achievement Outcomes (Graduation)
Provides development and administration of tests aimed specifically at graduation standards in any subject, including Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and industry certifications; Assessment Development and Psychometrics experts available to develop these exams as needed; ACT WorkKeys, SAT, and ACT Practice Test scoring solutions available.
Shows grades, scores, and other student data in the College & Career Readiness dashboard, including ACT, SAT, IB, AP, industry certifications, and dual-enrollment courses.
*Next Generation Science Standards is a registered trademark of Achieve, Inc. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product.