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A Study of the Impact of ACCUPLACER® Tutorials on Student Achievement

October 19, 2018
School Year 2017–2018

The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of Apex Learning ACCUPLACER® Tutorials on student learning during the 2017–2018 school year.

Results suggest that ACCUPLACER® Tutorials had a statistically significant impact on Tutorials posttest achievement compared to pretest performance. The findings suggest:

  • Student achievement improved 59% from pretest to posttest following use of ACCUPLACER®  Tutorials subject areas combined.
  • The gain from pretest to posttest was equivalent to 30 percentile points for subject-area Tutorials combined
  • Posttest improvement ranged from 49% to 83% by subject and 59% combined.
ACCUPLACER® Tutorials Average Pretest and Posttest Percent Correct Scores and Gain