Understanding scale and stanine measurements

Average Scale Score Progress
     NZCER provides average scale score progress benchmarks for each year group based on valid student scale scores from the Term 1 standardisation trials. ...
Tue, 27 Feb, 2024 at 12:15 PM
The Scale Score
What is a scale score The NZCER Assist scale scores report student achievement. There are separate PAT scales for each assessment (see subject headings). ...
Tue, 28 Nov, 2023 at 11:02 AM
Stanines and the Reference Year
How Stanines work  Stanines are used to compare an individual student’s achievement with the results obtained by a national reference sample chosen to repr...
Fri, 23 Jun, 2023 at 1:43 PM
Average Scale Position & Progress Benchmarks
Top Tip: Ensure teachers have a copy of these benchmarks (PDF) when interpreting the reports. Term 1 positions equate with average curriculum progress e.g Y...
Tue, 27 Feb, 2024 at 12:21 PM
New ways to think about PATs/STAR/STwE
This short YouTube clip explains how the assessments align with the NZ Curriculum and can confidently offer a student's position and progress against th...
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017 at 1:36 PM