HARRIET TUBMAN 2011 8TH GRADE LEAP Performance as compared to RSD and State
- Fall 2011
- Spring 2012
The TerraNova math chart from last year shows the progress our students made in math during the course of the year. In every grade our scholars made significant improvements throughout the year, including double digit gains in almost every classroom.
The LEAP test is Louisiana’s annual test of students’ standards-mastery in grades 3 through 8. Students take tests in math, English language arts, science, and social studies.
Though the school had previously been labeled a failing school, in our first year of school turnaround, Harriet Tubman 8th graders outperformed the RSD in every subject and the state in ELA and math.
The TerraNova is a nationally-normed test given at the beginning and end of the year to measure the school’s value-add progress. The values on the y axis represent the average National Percentile Rank of the students in each grade, and compares students’ scores at the beginning and end of the year.
Long term, our goal is for every scholar to reach the 75th percentile by 8th grade. However, in our first year of school turnaround, our goal was to increase the average gain by 10 NCEs (Normal Curve Equivalent). We met that goal, with an average gain of 12 NCEs. In math especially, students made double-digit gains in nearly every classroom.