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Star Math Resources

A number of resources are available to help you use Star Math in the classroom more effectively:

Test Administration
Star Math Test Administration Manual Provides a preparation checklist and sample script to use with students (including the procedures formerly found in the Star Math Pretest Instructions).
Implementation
Star 360 Implementation Guide Gives educators essential information about using Star 360 assessments.
Tips for Getting Started Provides helpful hints to get you started using the program.
Setting Goals in Star Provides information and guidance on setting goals for progress monitoring.
Interpretation and Guidance Provides guidance for setting up interventions, goals, and benchmarks in the software.
A Parent's Guide to Star Assessments A list of questions and answers for parents.
References
Definitions Explains test scores.
*Updated* Enterprise Benchmarks and Cut Scores Provides guidelines to help categorize student performance.
*NEW* Unified Benchmarks and Cut Scores Provides guidelines using the Unified scale to help categorize student performance.
*NEW May 2018* Spanish Unified Benchmarks and Cut Scores Provides guidelines using the Unified scale to help categorize student performance on the Spanish test.
Technical Manual *Updated March 2018* Provides technical information about how the program was developed.
Student Growth Percentiles Explains Student Growth Percentile (SGP) and defines testing windows.
GE Score Explains the Grade Equivalent score and cap.
Algebra and Geometry Tests Provides information about the Algebra and Geometry tests for high school students.
College Readiness (ACT Indicator) Reference Tables The product of a research study linking Star and ACT's EXPLORE test that can be used as a predictive indicator of the extent to which students are on track to be college ready by the end of the 12th grade.
Star Math Spanish Resources
Technical Documentation Provides technical information about how the program was developed.
Pretest Instructions—Spanish Provides preparation checklist and sample script in Spanish to use with students.
Core Progress Learning Progression
Algebra Readiness Specifies a progression of skills needed to determine algebra readiness.
Core Progress for Math White Paper An empirically validated learning progression.