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Diagnostic Statement (diagnosticStatement)


Definitions

Source: NEDM
A statement provided by the scorer of an assessment that provides information in addition to the assessment score.


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Diagnostic StatementtypeAssessment Result

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Assessment Reporting Method

Assessment Reporting Method

Source: Handbooks
The method that the instructor of the class uses to report the performance and achievement of all students. It may be a qualitative method such as individualized teacher comments or a quantitative method such as a letter or a numerical grade. In some cases, more than one type of reporting method may be used.

Code Set:

  • Achievement/proficiency level - A score that indicates the student's proficiency in a particular subject matter. Performance is usually described in achievement levels (e.g., a range from "basic" to "advanced").
  • ACT score - A score used with the American College Testing Program examinations. This score has a mean of 15 and a standard deviation of five, and scores are based on nationally-representative sample of tenth-and eleventh-grade students.
  • Age score - A derived score used to express a student's test performance in terms of the developmental-level characteristics of the average individual of a corresponding chronological age. This is used more frequently with intelligence and achievement tests for children of school age or below. Scores can be applied to determine a student's mental age (e.g., the average chronological age of students achieving a specific raw score) or education age (e.g., test performance according to the norm age on any given level).
  • C-scaled scores - A score expressed in normalized standard score of eleven units.
  • College Board examination scores - A score developed for use with the College Board examinations as the basis for reporting scores on many of its other special program tests. College Board examinations include the SAT and subject tests, PSAT/NMSQT, AP and CLEP. It is similar to other linear standard scores but has a mean of 500 and a standard deviation of 100.
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Performance Benchmark

Performance Benchmark

Source: Handbooks
A description of the performance levels that are used to track progress and performance.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Reason Not Tested

Reason Not Tested

Source: Handbooks
The primary reason is not tested.

Code Set:

  • Absent - A student is absent if he or she is not physically present on school grounds and is not participating in instruction or instruction-related activities at an approved off-grounds location.
  • Disruptive behavior - N/A
  • Medical waiver - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • Previously passed the examination - N/A
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Reporting and Documentation

Reporting and Documentation

Source: Handbooks
The description of results of a qualitative assessment of a student's performance, progress, or development. Such observations and/or evaluations are often documented in the form of a parent or teacher report, or a student's performance portfolio, and may be used when planning education and care for the student.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Score Interpretation Information

Score Interpretation Information

Source: Handbooks
The type of unusual testing conditions that must be known to properly interpret an individual's test score.

Code Set:

  • Alternative assessment for children with disabilities - N/A
  • Diagnostic only - N/A
  • Experience and diagnostic - N/A
  • Experience only - N/A
  • Nonstandard administration procedure/special accommodations made - N/A
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Score Results

Score Results

Source: Handbooks
A meaningful raw score or statistical expression of the performance of an individual. The results can be expressed as a number, percentile, range, level, etc.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Test Score Status

Test Score Status

Source: Handbooks
The validity and use of the test score.

Code Set:

  • Invalid score, not used in AYP - N/A
  • Invalid score, used in AYP - N/A
  • Not tested - N/A
  • Valid score, not used in AYP - N/A
  • Valid score, used in AYP - N/A


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