Assessment Reports: Compare Assessments (AMP)

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Overview

Using the Compare Assessments tool, educators can understand performance over time and across schools to assess whether district and school efforts have been effective at increasing student knowledge and understanding.

Our Average Score Comparison Report empowers AMP Administrators to compare up to four managed assessments at a time.

This article contains the following topics:

How do I compare Managed Assessments?

Depending on your AMP Analytics permissions, you can compare the average score on managed assessments that are distributed within your school building and instructors, or you can compare the scores across all buildings and instructors. These average scores are also compared to your district average, which is represented by a star. Learn more about which school analytics you can view in our article on AMP Analytics Permissions.

To create a comparison report, navigate to Assessment Reports from the AMP drop-down menu in the header and click Compare Assessments:

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Step 1 — Name Your Report

Enter the report name and click Next.

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Step 2 — Select Managed Assessments

Select the Managed Assessments you’d like to include in the report. You can select 2-4 managed assessments to compare.

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Step 3 — Select Date Ranges

Select the date range you’d like to compare. This data range reflects when assessments were submitted. You can also drag-and-drop the order of the assessments for the comparison.

Note: If there were no submissions to the managed assessments during the selected date range, then no data will populate in the report.

 

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Step 4 — Confirm Your Information

Confirm your information. To edit a previous step, click Previous. To confirm and generate your report, click Create Report.

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Once you have created your report, you can select buildings and instructors to start making growth comparisons.

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Important Notes:
  • AMP data takes 24 hours to populate. Therefore, student submissions that were scored within the last 24 hours will not factor into the report.
  • The report displays the list of instructors alphabetically by last name.
  • The comparison graph and table always displays the district average. You can add instructors and schools to the comparison and view those averages.
  • Averages respect the assessment-level setting to score based on the latest attempt or the attempt with the highest score.

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How do I save a report?

After creating an Average Score Comparison Report, you can save the report to quickly access the data without rebuilding the report each time.

  1. Click Actions in the top right corner of the report.
  2. Select Save from the drop-down menu.

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Once you see a message to confirm your report was saved, you can access the saved report from Managed Assessment Reports > My Reports.

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Who can view the reports I created?

When you save a report, the report is only visible from your account. For example, Admin 1 can save a report to the My Reports area, but Admin 2 cannot see the report. Each AMP administrator must build their own reports to view in this area.

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How do I search for a report I created?

You can search for saved comparison reports using the search field in the My Reports area of Managed Assessment Reports:

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How do I print a report?

  1. Click My Reports.
  2. Search and/or select the report you would like to print.
  3. When the report opens, click Actions in the top right corner.
  4. Select Print from the drop-down menu.
Note: When you print a report, check your browser’s print tool settings to adjust the formatting as needed.

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How do I edit a report?

After creating a report, you can edit the report name, select different managed assessments, adjust the time period, or update filters.

  1. Click Actions in the top right corner of the report.
  2. Select Edit from the drop-down menu.
  3. This will take you back to Step 1: Name Your Report. Use the Next and Previous buttons to move through the steps and make your edits.
  4. When viewing the edited report, click Actions and select Save to apply the changes to your saved report.

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How do I delete a report I saved?

  1. Click My Reports.
  2. Search and/or select the report you would like to delete.
  3. When the report opens, click Actions in the top right corner.
  4. Select Delete from the drop-down menu.
  5. If you’re sure, click Delete to confirm and delete the report.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a limit to how many schools and instructors I can compare?

A total of 15 permutations will display in the graph. For example, you can compare 15 schools or 15 instructors, or a combination, such as 5 schools and 10 instructors. To compare more than 15 schools and/or instructors, you can view the data table below the graph. The graph will not display more than this to ensure the accessibility of the visual results.

Can I export a report?

No, at this time you cannot export a report. You can print from the browser to save any of the data.

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