Efficacy Study

Impact of Adaptive Tutorials on Middle and High School Student Achievement

School Year 2016–2017

Adaptive Tutorials improved student performance on posttest assessments.

The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of Apex Learning middle and high school Tutorials on student learning during the 2016–2017 school year.

Results of paired-samples t-tests suggest that Tutorials had a statistically significant impact on middle and high school student posttest achievement compared to pretest performance.

Students using middle school Tutorials gained an average of 26 percentile points compared to pre-test performance and high school students gained an average of 23 percentile points.

Average percentile score gain bar chart