These scores are the average score for all students taking the TCAP test, grades
3 and 4. For all subjects, to get an A, the NCE score must be greater than or equal
to 55. For a B, the average must be 50-54, for a C, between 45-49, for a D, between
40-44, and an F, less than or equal to 39.
ACES Achievement Scores and Grade
Math 51 / B
Reading / Language 50 / B
Social Studies 50 / B
Science 51 / B
Value Added is determined by the growth of a student’s NCE score from his/her 3rd
grade test score to the 4th grade test score.
ACES Value Added Report Card Grades
Average Gains Grade
Math 1.3 B
Reading / Language Arts 2.0 B
Science 2.9 A
Social Studies -0.6 D
*An average gain of 0 is considered average growth and is a grade of C.
Depending on the number of questions answered correctly in a given
subject, students are rated as Advanced, Proficient, or Non-Proficient in
that subject. The percentages below include all 3rd and 4th graders who
took the TCAP test during the Spring 2009 testing.
Subject % Advanced/Proficient % Non-Proficient
Math 91% 9%
Reading/Language Arts 91% 9%
Attendance Rate 96% (State Goal is 93%)
Only the subjects of Math and Reading/Language Arts are given
proficiency scores. The required benchmark proficiency scores through
the 2009-2010 school year are 89% for Math and 86% for
Reading/Language Arts. Starting with the 2010 school year, benchmarks
will be raised to 94% for Reading/Language Arts and 93% for Math.