DCAS assessment (reading) by grade level and race/ethnicity

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We need to be sure that future leaders have the skills required to tackle the problems of tomorrow. Future success in life is directly related to a person's breadth of knowledge and ability to think, learn and communicate. Education plays a primary role in equipping young people with the necessary skills, knowledge and experiences for achievement. School testing programs, such as math and reading assessments, are tools to measure student academic achievement. Just as we need many different gauges, windows and mirrors as drivers, education needs a dashboard approach to assessment to provide multiple ways of monitoring and improving.
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Definitions: Students meeting the standard in reading on DCAS in Delaware public schools by race/ethnicity

Data Source: Delaware Department of Education

Footnotes: Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race. All includes Native American and Asian.


The DCAS is no longer used by Delaware's Department of Education as an assessment tool; data is for historical purposes only.