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2005 ISAT Scale Score Cut Points



READING
(Scale = 120-200)
Grade Academic Warning Below Standards Meets Standards Exceeds 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
(Scale = 6-32)
Grade Academic Warning Below Standards Meets Standards Exceeds 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 (ISAT and IMAGE)
(Scale = 120-200)
Grade Academic Warning Below Standards Meets Standards Exceeds 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
(Scale = 120-200)
Grade Academic Warning Below Standards Meets Standards Exceeds 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
(Scale = 120-200)
Grade Academic Warning Below Standards Meets Standards Exceeds Standards
4 120-141 142-156 157-183 184-200
7 120-132 133-156 157-178 179-200


PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
(Scale = 120-200)
Grade Academic Warning Below Standards Meets Standards Exceeds 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
(Scale = 120-200)
Grade Academic Warning Below Standards Meets Standards Exceeds 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.


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