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Norms

Where do I find the Norms and Percentiles tables?

If you login to your account and go to the Reports tab you’ll notice two documents for download, located in 
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December 14th, 2020 ... [ , , ]

How do I find out if a student is at risk?

Here’s some information on using both raw scores and percentiles to understand how a student is performing. It is a 
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Does the percentile for a benchmark assessment change based on when you give it?

For example, will a student who takes the Fall benchmark assessment in November get the same percentile ranking as another student 
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How do benchmark / progress-monitoring raw scores and percentile ranks relate to each other over the year?

The norms (percentile rankings relative to raw scores) change from season to season. The benchmark raw score/percentile ranks match up 
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Both raw scores and percentile ranks must be considered to interpret student performance. What would be the correct way to interpret both scores to indicate a students true understanding of the skill?

Overall, this is not an either/or situation as both the raw score and percentile rank viewed over time are important when interpreting 
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On the Detailed Percentiles Table, the grade 7 MCRC table has 20 questions for Fall but only 19 for Winter and 18 for Spring. All of the MCRC grade 7 tests have 20 questions so why isn’t this reflected in the percentiles table?

easyCBM tests are largely norm-references fundamental skills assessments. Thus, a student’s performance is compared to national norms––scores based on a large nationally-representative group of 
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May 29th, 2019 ... [ , , ]

If a student’s IEP accommodations allow for the use of calculators for math assessments, do the norms still apply to these students?

The answer is “yes” because students with learning disabilities, including those who use routine IEP accommodations like calculators for math, 
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When will the easyCBM assessments be updated?

The current easyCBM norms were developed in November 2016. Norms tend not to change too drastically over time. For instance, 
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Where do I find and how do I use the progress monitoring scoring guidelines?

If you login to your account and go to the Reports tab you’ll notice two documents for download, located in 
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Why do the percentile scores dip or go down from winter to spring instead of go up?

Although it would seem logical to have the expected percentile scores increase in a linear way throughout the year, with 
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