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Deactivating and Reactivating Star Math Tests

Although you cannot permanently delete a Star Math test from a student's test record, you can deactivate a test. For example, if a student logged in with the wrong user name and took a test, that test should be deactivated so it will not be included in the other student's test history. Deactivating a test removes the test-taking data and the test results from any reports or calculations for that student (except for SGP calculations). If necessary, a deactivated test can be reactivated at a later time.

If a student's most recent test is deactivated, that student's SGP will not change unless/until the student takes another test. When the student tests again, the student's SGP updates the evening of the test event and will be reflected in the program (in reports, dashboards, and for goal-setting purposes) the following day.

Only tests taken during the current school year can be deactivated and reactivated.

Who can do this with default capabilities?

District Level Administrators, District Staff, School Level Administrators

District level administrators, district staff, and school level administrators will see a Deactivate Star Tests link when they click a Star product's name on the Home page. Click the link, then follow the appropriate set of instructions below.

  1. On the Deactivate Tests page, select the student's school, teacher, and class from the appropriate drop-down lists .



    • Only district level administrators, district staff, and school level administrators assigned to more than one school will need to choose a school from the School drop-down list.
    • Teachers and classes are listed alphabetically.
  2. Select Search .
  3. The first student in the class (in alphabetical order by last name) will have his or her test history for the current school year shown, including the date and time when each test was started; the student's Grade Placement, Scaled Score, Grade Equivalent, and Percentile Rank scores; and the type of test the student took (Non-Enterprise (Progress Monitoring), Enterprise, Algebra, or Geometry). The Scaled Score column also includes a colored square indicating the benchmark category that the score places the student in.

    • If the student shown is not the one who needs to have a test deactivated, choose the correct student, either with the Students drop-down list or by selecting < Previous Student or Next Student > (which will take you through the list of students in alphabetical order).
  4. Select the row for the test you want to deactivate; then, select Deactivate Test .
  5. A message will show information about the chosen test and explain the effects of test deactivation. Double-check the information to make sure you are deactivating the correct test (select Cancel if you have chosen the wrong one).
  6. Fill in the required information, explaining why the test is being deactivated .

  7. Select Deactivate Test .
  8. You will return to the Deactivate Tests page, with a list of deactivated tests at the bottom of the page . An asterisk will appear after the student's name in the Students drop-down list, indicating that the student has had one or more tests deactivated.



    You can use the drop-down lists at the top of the page to choose another test to deactivate; or, if you are finished deactivating tests, select Done.
  1. On the Deactivate Tests page, select the student's school, teacher, and class from the appropriate drop-down lists .



    • Only district level administrators, distict staff, and school level administrators assigned to more than one school will need to choose a school from the School drop-down list.
    • Teachers and classes are listed alphabetically.
  2. Select Search .
  3. The first student in the class (in alphabetical order by last name) will have his or her test history shown, including the date and time of each test that was taken . A list of deactivated tests for that student is shown at the bottom of the page .

    • If the student shown is not the one who needs to have a test reactivated, choose the correct student, either with the Students drop-down list or by selecting < Previous Student or Next Student > (which will take you through the list of students in alphabetical order).
  4. Select the row for the test you want to reactivate; then, select Reactivate Test .
  5. A message will show information about the chosen test and explain the effects of test reactivation. Double-check the information to make sure you are reactivating the correct test (select Cancel if you have chosen the wrong one).
  6. Fill in the required information , explaining why the test is being reactivated.

  7. Select Reactivate Test .
  8. You will return to the Deactivate Tests page; the test you have reactivated will be in the list of tests at the top of the page.

    • If the student no longer has any deactivated tests, there will not be an asterisk next to the student's name in the Student drop-down list.
    You can use the drop-down lists to choose another test to reactivate; or, if you are finished reactivating tests, select Done.