Sixth-Grade ITBS Reading Scores Increase 20 Percentage Points

Drummond Elementary School, Chicago, Illinois (IL)


DETAILS: School Profile: 291 students in grades: Pre-K-8; Demographics: Urban, Inner-city, Title I, Mobility: 30.8%, Limited English proficiency: 25.4%, Socioeconomic status: 90.7% low income; Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino: 80.1%, Asian or Pacific Islander: 0.7%, White: 13.4%, American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.3%, Black/African American: 5.5%.

RESULTS: The number of 6th-grade students scoring at or above national norms on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) increased 20 percentage points in 1 year following implementation of Accelerated Reader with best practices.

REPORTING EDUCATOR: Marcy LeMaster, teacher.

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