What are the STAAR 3-8 Performance Standard Labels?

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STAAR 3-8 Performance
Standards
3-8 Phase In Standards
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Our Most Frequently
asked Questions…
FAQs…
What are the STAAR 3-8 Performance Standard
Labels?
Level III
Advanced Academic Performance
Accomplished Academic Performance*
Level II
Satisfactory Academic Performance
Level I
Unsatisfactory Academic Performance
Developing Academic Performance*
*For STAAR Alternate assessments
STAAR 3-8
Level I
Level
II
Level
III
Passing Score
FAQs…
How were the performance standards
determined?
Standards are based on
recommendations from the
standard setting committees.
FAQs…
Why are STAAR performance standards
presented as scale scores? And why isn’t
passing standard for STAAR set at 70% correct?
Raw scores only communicate the number of
questions answered correctly.
Scale scores consider the difficulty level of a
specific set of questions in any given year.
FAQs…
How were the phase-in cut scores
determined for STAAR 3-8?
Phase-in 1 cut scores for Level II were set at
1.0 SD below level II recommended cut
scores.
Phase-in 2 cut scores were set at 0.5 SD
below Level II.
FAQs…
Why are STAAR performance
standards being phased in?
To provide school
districts with time.
Why is a 4 year phase-in period for
Level II being implemented?
Phase-in & recommended standards are further
apart in the STAAR program than phase-in &
recommended standards were for the TAKS.
FAQs…
Why were the performance standards for
STAAR 3-8 set after the first administration?
TEC § 39.0241 requires that performance
standards be aligned from grade 3 to High
School.
In order to align the standards this way,
STAAR EOC assessments were set first.
FAQs…
Will performance standards continue
to be reviewed ?
Yes.
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