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Assessment Data

Penn graduates, Class of 2017
What does academic success look like? Read the Class of 2019 Highlights.

Results of recent standardized testing are shown below. In addition to these summative assessments, Penn-Harris-Madison uses formative assessments throughout the instructional process to measure students’ progress toward mastery. 

 

Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation has received an “A” grade from the Indiana Department of Education for seven consecutive years!

 

With the release of the 2019 Spring ILEARN & ISTEP resultsP-H-M now ranks ranks 12th in the state for combined ELA & Math scores in grades 3-8.

  • For grades 3-8, 67.9% of P-H-M students passed the ELA test and 66.0% passed the Math test. P-H-M’s overall district pass rate for grades 3-8 was 57.9%.
     

P-H-M students outperformed the state:

  • State overall pass rate (ELA) for grades 3-8 is 47.9%

  • State overall pass rate (Math) for grades 3-8 is 47.8%

  • State overall combined pass rate for ELA/Math for grades 3-8 is 37.1%

 

Penn High School is 12th among public schools for combined ELA & Math scores for grade 10 and Penn High School outperformed the state by 27.4%.

 

The following are more examples of P-H-M Excellence. These P-H-M schools are ranked among Indiana’s top public schools based on Spring 2019 ILEARN & ISTEP+ results:

​#1 Northpoint
#4 Prairie Vista
#8 Mary Frank
#11 Horizon

 


ILEARN & ISTEP+ 

The scores below represent percent of P-H-M students passing ILEARN (grades 3-8), ILEARN Biology (all students enrolled in Biology at the time of testing), and ISTEP+ (grade 10) as administered in Spring 2019. Click here to visit the IDOE website to see all and more detailed results.

 

Below are P-H-M’s results by subject and grade level compared to the state.

ILEARN

  ELA   Math  
Grade PHM State PHM State
3 66.1% 46.3% 74.5% 58.7%
4 70.6% 45.8% 77.6% 54.0%
5 73.5% 47.5% 70.9% 47.8%
6 61.7% 47.8% 55.6% 46.4%
7 67.6% 49.7% 59.4% 42.0%
8 67.7% 50.7% 59.2% 38.0%

 

OVERALL

COMBINED

 

ILEARN

 

 

ISTEP+

10

 

67.9%

57.9%

 

BIOLOGY

58.6%

 

ELA

82.9%

 

47.9%

37.1%

 

 

38.6%

 

 

62.4%

 

66.0%

 

 

 

 

 

MATH

62.4%

 

47.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

35.3%

COMBINED                                     61.2%           33.8%
 


 

IREAD-3 (Indiana Reading Evaluation and Determination)

All third grade students take part in the state’s IREAD exam to demonstrate reading proficiency.

93.1% of P-H-M third graders have passed the IREAD (based on the Spring-Summer combined 2019 results). The Indiana state average for public schools was 86.6%.

 

Click here to visit the IDOE website to see the statewide results.

 


Penn High School SAT and ACT scores
 

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)

  • Class of 2017: 493 graduates took the SAT with an average score of 1132.  The average score in Indiana was 1073.
  • Class of 2018: 592 graduates took the SAT with an average score of 1135

 

ACT (American College Testing)

  • Class of 2018: 485 graduates took the ACT with an average score of 23.