Test History

Test History allows for tracking students’ performance on various types of standardized tests. This module tracks: the name of the test, date the test was administered, school year, grade level, test parts, score, and if the test is to be included on the transcript.

Setting Criteria for Test History

1. From the Students menu, click Test History.

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2. The Search Screen module is displayed. If searching for specific students by name or student number, you can type the information directly into the Student text box.

To pull Test History data for all students in the selected school(s), leave the Student text box empty.

3. For a more advanced search and the ability to define a specific subset of students, click the More Search Options link. In the example shown, Grade 09 has been selected; therefore, all 9th grade students will be pulled.

4. Before conducting your search, you have the ability to select a Student Group from the provided pull-down.

5. You have the option to Search All Sections by selecting the corresponding check box. If this option is not selected, students will only pull from the section selected via the pull-down, located in the header of the screen.

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6. Select the Search the Entire School check box to search for and view test records for students in the entire school.

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7. Select the Include Inactive Students check box to include inactive students, as well as active students in your search.

8. When the Student Search and/or More Search Options has been defined, click Search to go on to the next page. If needed, you can click Reset to clear everything on the page and start over.

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For more detailed information about conducting a student search, see the article, Searching for Students.

Reviewing & Editing Test History

1. Upon conducting your search, the appropriate students will be listed via the Simple List.

2. You can also view the listed students in a Customized List, by clicking the tab. This will display the same list of students with your customized information.

a. The information/columns displays in the Customized List is set up via My Information > Preferences > Columns in Student Lists. This screen is also accessible via the Customize Student List tab on the Test History screen.

Notice that you can also return to the Search Screen by clicking on the tab. In doing so, you will lose all data and sections entered originally.

The Test History resulting student screen displays the student Photo (if applicable), Student name, Student ID, and Grade.

3. For detailed information pertaining to a specific student's Test History, click the name in the Student column.

To return to the listed students as per the conducted search, click the Back to Student List link located at the bottom of the screen in the footer. Clicking the red X next to the student's name in the header will navigate to a new Student Search in the Test History module.

The student's EOC Requirements are displayed along the top of the screen.

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You can also review all of the student's test administrations; in this case, 32 different tests.

4. From this screen, you also have the ability to navigate to the student's Demographic, Enrollment, Schedule, Requests, Grades, Absences, Referrals, etc. These tabs are listed in gray across the top of the page. Please note that clicking one of the tabs, you will be navigating away from the Test History screen.

The Test History screen displays the Test name, the Administration Date, the School Year, the Gradelevel, the Form, District Administered code, School Administered code, and the Test Publication Year.

5. For more detailed information, such as scores (Test Parts), that pertain to each listed test, click the gray arrow for the test in question. Click the gray arrow again to collapse the data.

Additional Features

1. Click the Bar Graph icons below each test part score type for a Summary of the selected score.

a. The red line indicates the score Median and the blue square indicates the Current Student score, as explained by the Legend. Use the mouse to hover over different areas of the chart--the mouse will display as a black line and the score will appear in the upper left corner of the chart. The Test Part is named on the left of the y-axis. The scores are listed along the bottom of the x-axis.

b. To view a score Summary for another student, you can conduct a Student Search directly from this screen. For more information on searching for students, see the section titled, Setting Criteria for Test History or the article titled, Searching for Students.

2. Above the listed students you will see a floppy disk icon; click the icon to export the information to an Excel spreadsheet. This option is only available on the Simple List, and the Customized List screens.

3. You can sort data by clicking on any of the headers. Click once for ascending results; click twice for descending results. In the image shown, results have been sorted by clicking on Administration Date twice; therefore, the listed dates begin with the oldest first.

4. If looking for specific information housed within the resulting students, type the information in the Search text box provided and press Enter. This feature is only available on the Simple List and Customized List screens.

5. To make the list full screen, click on the expansion icon (four arrows), which can be found on several screens. Once in full screen mode, click the icon again to exit full screen.

6. Use the Filter text box located at the top of each pull-down for a quick search. Begin typing the name or number of the desired field in the text box.

7. If looking at an individual student's Test History, you have the ability to search for another student using the Search text box. Type the student's name or part of the student's name and press Enter. A list of students will display based on your search. Select the correct student to open his/her Test History.

8. If looking at an individual student's Test History, you have the ability to navigate to the previous or the next student in the original resulting list of students. Click on the blue arrows displayed in the upper right corner of the screen to move to the previous student and the next student in the list.

a. If only one arrow is displayed thats means that you are either at the beginning or the end of the list. In the example, shown there is only the right arrow because the student selected is at the beginning of the list.

9. Use the Filter button to add Filter Rules to the Test Administrations. Start by adding one rule, such as School Year Contains 16, as shown in the image. The first pull-down is the listed columns. The second pull-down is the rule, such as contains, equal, starts with, etc. Then enter the information you'd like to filter by in the text box.

a. Notice that you can also click the Add Rule link to add an additional filter; you can clear the filter by clicking the Clear Rules link. To remove just one rule/filter, click Remove next to each listed filter.

b. You can further customize the filters using the AND/OR pull-down.