Academic Excellence


Cumberland Valley Christian School
Comparison of Scores, 2017-18 Academic Year
(Achievement test comparisons are based on TerraNova testing conducted in April 2018)

 

75th Percentile Scores

            In Reading, 42.8% of CVCS students scored in the 75th percentile or better nationally. This is 17.8% above the national average of 25% and an increase of 4.5% over scores of two years ago.

            In Language, 41.3% of CVCS students scored in the 75th percentile or better nationally. This is 16.2% above the national average of 25% and an increase of 2.2% over scores of two years ago.

            In Math, 45.4% of CVCS students scored in the 75th percentile or better nationally. This is 20.4% above the national average of 25% and an increase of 16.2% over scores of two years ago.

            In Science, 29.2% of CVCS students scored in the 75th percentile or better nationally. This is 4.2% above the national average of 25% and an increase of 1.0% over scores of two years ago.

            In Total Score, 44.5% of CVCS students scored in the 75th percentile or better nationally. This is 19.5% above the national average of 25% and a decrease of 1.9% over scores of two years ago.

50th Percentile Scores

            In Reading, 68.1% of CVCS students scored in the 50th percentile or better nationally. This is 18.1% above the national average of 50% and similar to scores of two years ago.

            In Language, 66.7% of CVCS students scored in the 50th percentile or better nationally. This is 16.7% above the national average of 50% and an increase of 5.0% over scores of two years ago.

            In Math, 67.5% of CVCS students scored in the 50th percentile or better nationally. This is 17.5% above the national average of 50% and an increase of 3.9% over scores of two years ago.

            In Science, 55.4% of CVCS students scored in the 50th percentile or better nationally. This is 5.4% above the national average of 50% and a decrease of 3.1% over scores of two years ago.

            In Total Score, 66.0% of CVCS students scored in the 50 percentile or better nationally. This is 16.0% above the national average of 50% and a 3.2% decrease over scores of two years ago.

Grade Equivalencies

            Kindergarten – 1.4 to 1.9 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            First grade – 1.0 to 1.6 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            Second grade – 1.2 to 1.6 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            Third grade – 0.2 to 1.2 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            Fourth grade – 0.8 to 1.3 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            Fifth grade – 1.0 to 2.7 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            Sixth grade – 0.5 to 1.0 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            Seventh grade – 1.1 to 3.7 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            Eighth grade – 2.8 to 3.4 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            Ninth grade – 2.7 to 4.0 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            Tenth grade – 0.7 to 3.0 grades above grade level in all major areas.

            Eleventh grade – Post high school in all areas except Science, which is 1.0 grades above grade level.

SAT SCORES (Last 7 test dates)

            Benchmarks: Reading, 480; Math, 530; Composite, 1010.

CVCS Students:

Critical Reading/Writing – October 2017, 554; November 2017, 541; December 2017, 547; March 2018, 564; May 2018, 556; June 2018, 558; August 2018, 588.

Math – October 2017, 564; November 2017, 535; December 2017, 557; March 2018, 574; May 2018, 561; June 2018, 553; August 2018, 591.

Composite – October 2017, 1119; November 2017, 1076; December 2017, 1104; March 2018, 1137; May 2018, 1117; June 2018, 1111; August 2018, 1179.

TAKEAWAYS:

  • More than 40% of CVCS students are scoring in the 75th to 99th percentile nationally.
  • Two-thirds of CVCS students are scoring in the 51st to 99th percentile nationally.
  • Ninth through 11th graders averaged in the Post-High School range in Math.
  • Eleventh graders also averaged in the Post-High School range in Language, Reading and Total Score.
  • In SAT scores, CVCS students scored well above national benchmarks in every SAT administration between October 2017 and August 2018. They scored anywhere between 66 (6.5%) and 169 (16.7%) points above national benchmarks in composite score.