ITBS Achievement Scores—Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
Grade Level Equivalents— The results of the ITBS are expressed in terms of grade level equivalents; that is, the grade at which an average student in our nation achieves the same as the average Ascension student. These results are shown below. For example, Ascension eighth grade students achieved a grade level equivalent in writing of 13+. The core total for the eighth graders is 12.8. That means the core totals for the eighth graders’ are comparable to the national average student in the 8th month of the twelfth grade.
The chart below displays the results of the test taken in the spring of 2012.