Learn Tips about Key Star Assessment Reports

The following will help you quickly find the reports and key metrics you need to answer your data questions.

Before you dig into the reports, watch this video to see an overview of the common report navigator and the report options.

Reports for Teachers

Question Key Metric(s) To Use Recommended Report or Dashboard Applicable Assignment Types Tips for Running This Report
Which students are exceeding the benchmark?

Which students need intervention?
Percentile Rank (PR)

Scaled Score (SS)

District, School, or State Benchmarks
Star Screening Report (class or grade level)

Intervention Screening Dashboard (school or district level)
Star Early Literacy (English)

Star Reading (English)

Star Math (English)
  • Adjust default screening windows to reflect your school/district calendar’s screening windows before running the Star Screening Report.
  • Customize the District and School benchmarks to meet the needs of your district/school before running the Star Screening Report.
  • Choose your screening window and District, School or State benchmark when generating the Star Screening Report.
  • The “Group By” selection in the customization option for this report allows you to group by classes, groups, or an entire grade level.
How are individual students in my class performing on grade level domains?

Are there any test fidelity indicators I should be concerned with?
Domain Scores

Test Duration

Fidelity Indicators
Star Diagnostic Report Star Early Literacy (English & Spanish)

Star Reading (English & Spanish)

Star Math (English & Spanish)
  • Check test duration and test fidelity indicators if results of a test administration are not expected.
  • To drill down beyond domains to standards and skills, view the Monitor Student Mastery Dashboard.
How did my class perform on the latest Star assessment?

Where can I view the test duration for each student’s latest Star test?
Scaled Score (SS)

Percentile Rank (PR)

ZPD (Star Reading only)
Star Summary Report

Track Student Work Dashboard

Review Results Dashboard
Star Early Literacy (English & Spanish)

Star Reading (English & Spanish)

Star Math (English & Spanish)
  • To look at class performance, view the PR distribution found at the bottom of the report.
  • To deactivate a Star Assessment, access the Track Student Work or Review Results Dashboards.
Which skills are my students ready to work on next? State Specific Learning Progression Record Book

Instructional Planning Report (Student & Class)
Record Book:

Star Early Literacy (English)

Star Reading (English)

Star Math (English)

Instructional Planning Report:

Star Early Literacy (English & Spanish)

Star Reading (English & Spanish)

Star Math (English & Spanish)
  • Use Manage Groups in the Record Book to place students into instructional groups prior to accessing your state-specific learning progression or the Instructional Planning Report.
  • To find instructional resources, use Plan Instruction through the Record Book to access your state-specific learning progression.
  • For a printable list of which skills students are ready to work on next, use the Instructional Planning reports.
  • For Spanish tests, the Instructional Planning Report is currently only available through grade 5.
Are my students growing more or less than expected? Window Specific Student Growth Percentile (SGP) Star Growth Report Star Early Literacy (English)

Star Reading (English)

Star Math (English)

Are my students responding to intervention?

How do I view progress towards a Star goal?
Scaled Score

Trend Line
Star Student Progress Monitoring Report Star Early Literacy (English)

Star Reading (English)

Star Math (English)

  • Prior to accessing your Star Student Progress Monitoring Report, use Manage Groups in the Record Book to place student into groups receiving interventions.
  • To set Star goals access the Manage Goals and Benchmarks area of the software.
  • When testing students frequently, view trend line data for an indication of improvement.
Are students on track to reach proficiency on the state test? Scaled Score

Pathway to Proficiency
Star State Performance Report-Class

Star State Performance Report-Student
Star Reading (English)

Star Math (English)

  • Student Report—after three assessments, view and compare the trend line to the pathway to proficiency.
  • Class Report—view the average scores for your class and a list of students on and below the pathway to proficiency.
How does an individual student’s Star tests within a selected reporting period compare? Scaled Score

Percentile Rank
Star Test Record Report Star Early Literacy (English & Spanish)

Star Reading (English & Spanish)

Star Math (English & Spanish)

  • Look for inconsistencies in data that might point to test fidelity concerns.
How have students progressed across the entire school year? Scaled Score

Trend Line

Percentile Rank
Star Annual Progress Report Star Early Literacy (English & Spanish)

Star Reading (English & Spanish)

Star Math (English & Spanish)

  • This report can be run for a student, class, or group. If run by class or group, Scaled Scores will be averaged.
  • Look at the trend line for overall improvement across the school year.
What data is most beneficial to parents? Percentile Rank (PR) Star Parent Report Star Early Literacy (English & Spanish)

Star Reading (English & Spanish)

Star Math (English & Spanish)

  • This report can be run in both English and Spanish.
Which students have tested or not tested in a selected reporting period? Test Date

Extended Time Limit
Completed Star Test Activity Report Star Early Literacy (English & Spanish)

Star Reading (English & Spanish)

Star Math (English & Spanish)

  • This report will indicate if standard or extended time limits were set for a test.
What is the reading range for students in my class? Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) Star Reading Range Report Star Reading (English)
  • Use ZPD ranges as a starting point for reading practice in Accelerated Reader or Accelerated Reader 360.
How does the growth and achievement of students in my class compare?

What is the current SGP based on the most recent test taken for students in my class?
Student Growth Percentile (SGP)

Percentile Rank (PR)
Reading Overview Dashboard

Math Overview Dashboard
Star Reading (English)

Star Math (English)

Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader 360

Accelerated Math
  • Manage Groups and Plan Instruction are accessible through this view.
  • This view includes cohort comparisons which allow you to compare an individual or group/class's SGP to the median at the School, District, and Nation.
  • View practice data and assessment data together in this view to understand what may be contributing to student performance.
Are my students mastering domains, standards, skill areas, and skills?

How does English and Spanish proficiency in domains and standards compare?
Mastery Scores Monitor Student Mastery Dashboard Star Reading (English & Spanish)

Star Math (English & Spanish)

Star Early Literacy (English & Spanish)

Star Custom
How are students in my class performing on skills? Skills Mastered

Percent Correct

Ranking Report

Student Mastery Report

Skills Status Report

Star Custom
  • Check assignment types selected.
Which assignments are ready to be scored or reviewed? Status Columns Track Student Work Dashboard

Review Results Dashboard
Star Custom
  • Check assignment types selected.
  • To reassign a Star Custom skills check, access the Track Student Work Dashboard and drill down to the student level. The ability to reassign will be in the Status column options.
How are my students performing on skills tested in Star Custom?

Where can I view and edit item responses for Star Custom skill checks?
Performance Across Skills

Performance Across Item Types

Item Responses

Review/Rescore
Star Custom
  • These data views are only accessed from Star Custom. To access these data views, start at the Star Custom Home Page, click the Assessment Plan, choose an Assessment, and click the ellipses next to the student score.

Reports for Administrators

The following will help you quickly find the reports and key metrics you need to answer your data questions.

Question Key Metric(s) Recommended Report or Dashboard Applicable Assignment Types Tips for Running This Report
How are students at my school or district growing? Student Growth Percentile (SGP) District Admin Only:
Growth Dashboards: Reading or Early Literacy and Math

Growth Expectation Extract

District or School Admin: Star Growth Report (run by grade)
Star Reading (English)

Star Math (English)

Star Early Literacy (English)
Are students at my school or district meeting proficiency expectations? Percentile Rank (PR)

Scaled Score (SS)
District Admin Only: Intervention Screening Dashboards

State Summative Screening Dashboards

District or School Admin: Consolidated Assessment Proficiency Report

Star Screening Report (run by grade)
Star Reading (English)

Star Math (English)

Star Early Literacy (English)

Consolidated Assessment Proficiency Report can by run for:

Star Reading (English & Spanish)

Star Math (English & Spanish)

Star Early Literacy (English & Spanish)
  • The Consolidated Assessment Proficiency Report can also be used to view the percentage of students in a school or district who did or did not participate in each assessment.
Are students at my school or district predicted to meet state proficiency expectations? % Proficient

% Less than Proficient
District or School Admin: Consolidated State Performance Report

Star Reading (English)

Star Math (English)
  • Star test participation for your district or schools can also be viewed on this report.
  • This report can be grouped by schools, grade, teachers, classes, and groups.

Additional Tips:

  • For Star Spanish, normed scores are currently available for the following grades:
    • Star Reading Spanish: 1-8
    • Star Math Spanish: 1-8
    • Star Early Literacy Spanish: 1-3
  • Suggestions for viewing Star Spanish data for Grades 9-12
    • Monitor Student Mastery Dashboard
    • Track Student Work Dashboard
  • When printing PDFs of report views, choose the Landscape orientation for larger font size.
  • Click the column header of each report to sort information in that column.