Shorter Tests, Better Data

Performance Series Express is your solution.

For more than a fifteen years, Scantron has been rigorously developing and frequently refreshing the Performance Series item pools. Using these same item pools, Performance Series Express provides flexibility with an eye on the clock.

You have probably used Scantron’s accurate and reliable scanners and forms, but did you know that Scantron’s assessment solutions go way beyond bubble sheets? We are also a leader in online assessment, analytics, and survey, delivering more than 100 million assessments online since 2008. In fact, Scantron’s computer-adaptive testing was one of the first of its kind! We’re committed to meeting you where you are and helping you get to where you want to be.

Add Solutions That Go Beyond Testing

Think outside the bubble and explore Scantron’s online assessment and analytics solutions and nontraditional survey measures.

Scantron is here with complete solutions to turn data into knowledge Maryland educators can really use.

Specific Resources for Maryland Educators

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Achievement Series Goes to School

A complete solution for school-level benchmark testing As a school administrator, you know you…

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Performance Series Goes to School

A complete solution for school-level diagnostic testing As a school administrator, you know you…

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Focus Your Education Vision

Frederick County, MD Teachers and administrators now view standards-based scores immediately so they can…

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Get More from One Score: Using a Single Test to Deliver Multiple Measurements

Using a Single Test to Deliver Multiple Measurements One of the biggest complaints that…

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Predicting College and Career Readiness

In today’s educational environment, it’s more important than ever to demonstrate that high school…

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Assessment Development: The Circle of Life

The assessment world is always evolving—new theories, ideas, and approaches are regularly introduced. How…

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High School Math: Algebra and Geometry

An increasing emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) means educational standards must…

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Matemáticas en Español Item Bank

Scantron offers a comprehensive assessment solution designed to empower educators working with Spanish-speaking populations.…

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K-2 Reading and Mathematics Foundations Item Banks

Educational progress happens at all grade levels. For educators, this starts with an accurate…

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Next Generation Science Standards Item Bank

An increasing emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) means educational standards must…

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K-12 Core Four and Core Four PLUS Item Banks

The Scantron K–12 Core Four Item Bank contains over 22,000 items, aligned to and…

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College and Career Item Bank

The Scantron College and Career Item Bank contains more than 14,000 test items in…

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How Scantron Can Help

Academic Indicators

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Academic Achievement

Provides on-grade testing for specific grade-level achievement measures with customizable performance bands and cut scores; items aligned to state standards

Displays test scores from a variety of sources in interactive dashboards for overall and population group view.

Academic Growth

Provides computer-adaptive testing on a scaled score for grade-level-independent results; tracks growth over time against subject scoring scale; results aligned to state standards.

Shows changes in scores over time from a variety of test score sources; Early Warning System supports customizable thresholds and at-risk indicators.

Graduation Rate

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Connects Student Information System data in real-time; shows graduation rate year over year.

Progress in Achieving English Language Proficiency

Provides standards-based Reading and ELA computer-adaptive test; customizable performance bands and cut scores.

Aggregates data to view ELL students test scores at a glance; Early Warning System supports customizable thresholds and at-risk indicators.

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School Quality Indicators

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Scantron Surveys

Chronic Absenteeism

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Shows absenteeism and effect on student achievement in dynamic dashboards; Early Warning System supports customizable thresholds and at-risk indicators.

Measures student engagement and school climate to discover underlying causes.

School Climate

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Shows climate and stakeholder survey results using interactive dashboards.

Provides services and solutions to design, administer, and analyze results for school climate and other stakeholder engagement surveys.

Access to a Well-Rounded Curriculum

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Shows student details on enrollment and achievement in social studies, fine arts, physical education, health, computational learning, Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), dual enrollment, and Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses.

Provides services and solutions to design, administer, and analyze results for individual courses.

Readiness for Postsecondary Success (High School only)

Provides test to determine grade-level proficiency, then delivers Suggested Learning Objectives report to discover and remediate underlying issues; provides solution to develop and administer interim tests for Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), dual enrollment, and Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses; Assessment Development and Psychometrics experts available to develop these exams as needed.

Shows grades, scores, and other student data in the College & Career Readiness dashboard, including ACT, SAT, IB, AP, industry certifications, and dual-enrollment courses.

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