Exporting Star CBM Assessment Scores (Downloading .csv Files)

In Star CBM, you can export any of the following to a .csv (comma-separated value) file, which can be opened in many spreadsheet programs:

  • All reading or math scores for a class or group and the current school year
  • All reading or math scores for a specific student across school years
  • All scores for a specific student and measure for the current school year

Note: If you prefer a PDF file or printed results, you can use the View PDF option instead.

Who can do this with the standard user permissions?

District Level Administrators, District Dashboard Owners, District Staff, School Level Administrators, School Staff, Teachers

Exporting Scores for the Class or Group

To export the scores for reading or math from the current school year for an entire class or group, follow these steps:

  1. First, select Star CBM Reading or Star CBM Math on the Renaissance Home page to open the Star Record Book and the CBM Assessments tab.
  2. At the top of the page, use the drop-down lists to choose the subject (Reading or Math), school, and class or group. The School drop-down list is only available if you have access to more than one school. If you only have access to one subject or class/group, you will see the selected item, and there will be no drop-down list.
  3. Select Download CSV under the table of students and scores.
  4. A .csv file named export-CBMAssessments.csv will be downloaded to your computer.

Exporting All Scores for a Student and Subject

To export all scores for a specific student and subject (including scores from previous school years), follow these steps:

  1. First, select Star CBM Reading or Star CBM Math on the Renaissance Home page to open the Star Record Book and the CBM Assessments tab.
  2. At the top of the page, use the drop-down lists to choose the subject (Reading or Math), school, and class or group. The School drop-down list is only available if you have access to more than one school. If you only have access to one subject or class/group, you will see the selected item, and there will be no drop-down list.
  3. Select the name of the student on the CBM Assessments tab.
  4. Select Download CSV at the bottom of the page.
  5. A .csv file named export-StudentDetails.csv will be downloaded to your computer.

Exporting Scores for a Student and Measure in the Current School Year

To export all scores for a specific student and measure for the current school year, follow these steps:

  1. First, select Star CBM Reading or Star CBM Math on the Renaissance Home page to open the Star Record Book and the CBM Assessments tab.
  2. At the top of the page, use the drop-down lists to choose the subject (Reading or Math), school, and class or group. The School drop-down list is only available if you have access to more than one school. If you only have access to one subject or class/group, you will see the selected item, and there will be no drop-down list.
  3. Select a student's latest score for a measure. Then, select the progress link at the bottom of the popup window.
  4. Select Download CSV at the bottom of the page.
  5. A .csv file named export-StudentDetails.csv will be downloaded to your computer.

What Is In the Exported Files?

The exported .csv files include a row for each assessment, and each row includes the following information. You will also see other columns that apply to Star Reading, Star Math, and Star Early Literacy; those columns are empty when you export information for Star CBM.

  • client ID (a short form of the name for your Renaissance site)
  • school name
  • class name
  • teacher name (for the class)
  • student ID
  • student name
  • student's grade at the time of the assessment
  • activity name - Star Reading CBM Activity Type or Star Math CBM Activity Type
  • measure name
  • purpose - "Screening" for the recommended screening measure for the student's grade, "Progress Monitoring" if a goal is set for the measure, or "Other" for all other situations
  • season - Fall Testing Window, Winter Testing Window, or Sprint Testing Window
  • CBM benchmark (if available for the measure and grade) - At/Above Benchmark, On Watch, or Intervention
  • correct / minute - equated CPM (correct per minute) score
  • percent correct
  • Percentile Rank
  • decile - for scores with benchmarks only (groups of Percentile Ranks;
    PRs of 1-10 = 1,
    11-20 = 2,
    21-30 = 3,
    31-40 = 4,
    41-50 = 5,
    51-60 = 6,
    61-70 = 7,
    71-80 = 8,
    81-90 = 9,
    and 91-100 = 10;
    1 is the lowest group of scores, and 10 is highest)
  • quartile - for scores with benchmarks only (groups of Percentile Ranks;
    PRs of 1-25 = 1,
    26-50 = 2,
    51-75 = 3,
    76-100 - 4;
    1 is the lowest group of scores, and 4 is highest)
  • time taken (in seconds)
  • date and time completed based on UTC time, not local time zones - for example, 2020-12-04T17:57:33.686Z would indicate a test was administered on 12/4/2020 at 12:57 PM EST
  • test mode - Online, Mixed Format, or Print
  • teacher notes
  • equated number correct
  • equated number attempted
  • attempted per minute
  • form ID
  • activity ID
  • application name (Star CBM Reading or Star CBM Math)
  • tested at school? (yes or no, or "unknown" for older assessments that don't have the information)