Perkiomen Valley School District Annual Report 2017-18 Annual Report 2017-18 1 - Page 8

STATE ASSESSMENT MEASURES p. 8 Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube Gr. 3-8 Science - Percent Proficient/Advanced State Average = 64.8 PV Surrounding Districts District Seeks to Improve Growth Scores Each year, all public Average Average % Total Advanced/ % Total Advanced/ school districts across the Subject Growth Index Growth Index Proficient Proficient Commonwealth receive 2017-18 2016-17 2017-18 2016-17 value-added reporting Math (Grades 3-8) -4.68 1.83 62.6 65.8 through the Pennsylvania Value-Added Assessment Reading (Grades 3-8) -6.38 -0.67 81.8 83.1 System (PVAAS). PVAAS Keystone Algebra I 2.44 -0.84 61.1 55.1 is a statistical analysis of achievement on the PSSA Keystone Literature 8.59 5.21 81.3 80.7 and Keystone Exams that is computed by the Penn- Keystone Biology 6.74 8.14 72.5 77.2 sylvania Department of Moderate evidence that the district did not meet Significant evidence that Moderate evidence that the district Significant evidence that the district Evidence that the district met the the standard for PA Academic Growth the district did not meet the exceeded the standard for PA Academic exceeded the standard for PA Academic standard for PA Academic Growth Education (PDE). PVAAS standard Growth Growth scores inform us about to ensure we are meeting the aca- monitor student progress. The chart the academic progress or growth our demic needs of students in reading, above indicates the need to focus students are making toward profi- mathematics, and science. on improving academic progress in ciency of academic standards. PVAAS reading and math at both the ele- growth data, in addition to the PSSA We review growth data, in con- mentary and middle school levels. and Keystone achievement data, help junction with achievement data, to