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Guides to Interpreting State-Provided Growth Scores in 2021-22 – Principals

This guide provides an explanation of how New York State calculates student growth based on state tests for principals of grades 4-8 and grades 9-12 in school year 2021-22 by comparing the current year scores of students with similar academic history and similar characteristics.

Intended Audience:

  • Principals with a growth score report, grades 4-8 and grades 9-12
  • District or BOCES administrators supervising principals with growth score reports, grades 4-8 and grades 9-12
  • General public