Data is one of the most powerful tools to inform, engage, and create opportunities for students with their learning. Data is much more than test scores. Data gives us insight and helps us make connections that lead to improvements.
At Catherine McAuley College, new students and Year 7 students are all tested upon enrolment, which allows teachers to best prepare for their needs in the classroom.
All students are continuously tested using various tests and platforms. Teachers at Catherine McAuley College use data to collaborate and develop informed and differentiated lessons for every student.
The types of tests used at Catherine McAuley College are:
- Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) General Ability Test (AGAT)
- National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN)
- Progressive Achievement Tests (PAT)
- Renaissance Star Reading
- Essential Assessment
Download the 'Understanding Data and Testing Information Sheet