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Class Totals Report

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What is the Class Totals Report?

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The Class Totals Report lists each student in the class and their most current number of correct answers for each test that has been given during each marking period. If you have only Tested Incorrect items, this will always be the most current score. If you have used Retest All or a Subset Test, the score will only reflect the last time you tested.  Students can be sorted (or ranked) according to their score for any test, during any marking period.  This helps identify the students who need support in any given area.

The purpose of the Class Totals Report is to show growth over time, summarize each student’s score for each test on one page, and allow teachers to rank their class based on the data.

At the beginning of the school year, the Class Totals Report starts off with 2 columns of data for each test, with the column headers “B” and “1”.  The “B” stands for “baseline” or “beginning”.  It is meant to capture the score from the very first test session for each test.  

The “1” stands for the 1st marking period.  The number represents the most recent score on the test.  As you continue testing during the 1st marking period the “1” column will continue to update.  

After the first marking period is over, a "2" column will appear.  At first, the “2” column will show the same score as the “1” column.  Once a student has been tested during the 2nd marking period, the “2” column will update.  The “1” column will continue to reflect the last score during the 1st marking period.

The column headers of the report show the total number of questions on that test.  The report can be printed, downloaded as an Excel file, or downloaded as a PDF file.  There is a check-box to control if you would like an "NT" or a 0 displayed if the student hasn't been tested.

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The "Average % Correct" (previously "Total Weighted Score") is an average of all of the tests on the report.  To calculate this, you find the percent correct on each test then average those percentages.  This gives an average score across all tests, and allows you to rank your class by an overall score, which is helpful for making reading groups based on data from multiple tests.

 

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