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									Summary of Cut Scores for ISAT and PSAE

                    ISAT Scale Score Cut Points

                               READING (set in 1999)
                                 (Scale = 120-200)

                    Academic           Below             Meets      Exceeds
    GRADE
                    Warning          Standards         Standards   Standards
       3            120-137          138-155           156-173     174-200
       5            120-129          130-155           156-170     171-200
       8            120-128          129-151           152-172     173-200
      10*           120-135          136-152           153-174     175-200

* The grade 10 ISAT is no longer given.




                               WRITING (set in 1999)
                                  (Scale = 6-32)

                    Academic           Below             Meets      Exceeds
    GRADE
                    Warning          Standards         Standards   Standards
       3              6-13            14-21              22-29      30-32
       5              6-13            14-20              21-27      28-32
       8              6-14            15-20              21-27      28-32
      10*             6-14            15-20              21-27      28-32

* The grade 10 ISAT is no longer given.




                             MATHEMATICS (set in 1999)
                                (Scale = 120-200)

                    Academic           Below             Meets      Exceeds
    GRADE
                    Warning          Standards         Standards   Standards
       3            120-141          142-152           153-172     173-200
       5            120-137          138-157           158-190     191-200
       8            120-137          138-161           162-184     185-200
      10*           120-138          139-157           158-187     188-200
* The grade 10 ISAT is no longer given.




                       SCIENCE (set in 2000, revised 2001*)
                               (Scale = 120-200)

                    Academic          Below            Meets           Exceeds
    GRADE
                    Warning         Standards        Standards        Standards
       4            *120-138         *139-153         154-178         179-200
       7            120-141          142-150          151-174         175-200

*For the 2000 grade 4 science ISAT, the cutscore range for Academic Warning was
120-129 and the cutscore range for Below Standards was 130-153. Effective 2001,
the cutscore range for grade 4 science for Academic Warning is 120-138, and the
cutscore range for Below Standards is 139-153. No comparisons should be made
from the 2000 to 2001 results for grade 4 science for the Academic Warning and the
Below Standards categories.




                          SOCIAL SCIENCE (set in 2000)
                               (Scale = 120-200)

                    Academic          Below            Meets           Exceeds
    GRADE
                    Warning         Standards        Standards        Standards
       4            120-141          142-156          157-183         184-200
       7            120-132          133-156          157-178         179-200




               PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH (Set in 2001)
                             (Scale = 120-200)

                    Academic          Below            Meets           Exceeds
    GRADE
                    Warning         Standards        Standards        Standards
       4            120-137          138-155          156-173         174-200
       7            120-139          140-155          156-179         180-200
     9/10*          120-131          132-156          157-175         176-200

*The 9/10 Physical Development and Health ISAT is administered on a voluntary
basis.
                               FINE ARTS (Set in 2001)
                                  (Scale = 120-200)

                    Academic           Below            Meets        Exceeds
    GRADE
                    Warning          Standards        Standards     Standards
       4            120-137           138-154            155-175     176-200
       7            120-137           138-154            155-173     174-200
     9/10*          120-135           136-155            156-177     178-200

*The 9/10 Fine Arts ISAT is administered on a voluntary basis.




Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) Scale
Score Cut Points for Reading, Writing, Mathematics,
       Science, and Social Science (set in 2001)


                              (PSAE SCALE = 120-200)

                    Academic                                         Exceeds
   SUBJECT                        Below Standards Meets Standards
                    Warning                                         Standards
Reading             120-134           135-154            155-177     178-200
Mathematics         120-135           136-155            156-178     179-200
Writing             120-132           133-154            155-178     179-200
Science             120-135           136-157            158-177     178-200
Social Science      120-136           137-153            154-173     174-200

								
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