Before Mrs. Martin became Superintendent of Assessment, she nearly quit teaching.

Before Mrs. Martin became Superintendent of Assessment, she nearly quit teaching.
Mrs. Martin felt burned out, like what she was doing wasn’t making a difference to her students. She was frustrated by how long it took to get test results and they didn’t really offer enough detail to help her help her students. Then her school switched to Ascensus.

She could see her students’ results immediately after the test was done, and she got the detail she needs to know exactly where she could support her students better. With her ambition renewed, she balanced teaching and taking classes to get her PhD in Education.

Get more than a score

Scantron’s fully-digital Ascensus balanced assessment system improves your multimetric accountability and helps district educators be better informed to make evidence-based decisions.


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Ascensus Growth

  • Measure current ability and advances over time with scaled scores that are independent of grade level and norm-referenced
  • Identify achievement gaps beyond simple standard and strand for criterion-based targeted intervention and remediation
  • Robust item coverage in core subjects for grades K–12 using traditional and technology-enhanced items

Digital Interim Assessments

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Ascensus Target

  • Concretely measure whether students have proficiency in a specific set of knowledge with digital, fixed-form testing
  • Create items on any subject using our robust, collaborative item editor
  • Streamline test development with pre-defined item banks for core and CTE subjects are available
  • Ensure test-taking integrity with a secure browser, ability to proctor exams, and options to protect sensitive items and tests

Expand your Multimetric Approach

Need better access to your measures for your multimetric accountability system? Scantron Analytics is an integrated reporting platform that goes beyond simple reporting to provide interactive, real-time dashboards and visualizations so you can explore your data with simple mouse clicks. See a broad overview, easily aggregate and disaggregate student groups, and even drill down to individual student profiles. Include data from all your sources—no data warehouse needed!

Scantron Analytics provides a holistic, multimetric view of your student data.

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Looking to incorporate or expand your use of non-traditional measures such as climate or engagement surveys? Look no further! Scantron’s alliance with My Student Survey brings you validated, researched survey instruments so you can easily administer and gather results from student, teacher, staff, and parent feedback surveys. If you have a survey you’d prefer to use, we’ll help you set that up on our turn-key survey administration portal. Either way, you get visual reports with actionable data you can use to drive school improvement.

My Student Survey can help you take the pulse of important stakeholders.

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