The following four images give a visual representation of how the measurement scale has been mapped onto the Learning Progressions. In the Assessment Tool the ability estimates are rounded to the nearest whole number. For example, if a boundary point for two Steps is 300, then all scores less than or equal to 300 are on the Step below and all scores 301 to the next boundary point are on the Step above:


Reading Assessment Steps and Scale Scores



Numeracy Assessment Steps and Scale Scores



Vocabulary Assessment Cut Points



Writing Assessment Steps and Scale Scores



Below, the Step Cut-off Points table shows the step cut-off points for the different learning areas in the Assessment Tool. It also shows where the Koru's have been placed for each step:



See below for a PDF lising FAQs relating to Assessment Tool reports.