Reports that include "Proficiency" in the title compute mastery scores across all courses. They are useful to view trends across content areas, standard types, and broader views than when narrowed to an individual course. Table reports list data line by line, ungrouped. They also each have "for Export" reports.
The reports offer mastery data at several detail levels, analogous to the different grouping layers in legacy Backoffice reports:
- Student > Content Area Proficiency reports show a row per student per content area. Scores are aggregated based on underlying parent standards and disregard course.
- Student > Parent Standard Proficiency reports show a row per student per parent standard. Scores per parent standard are aggregated regardless of the course they were scored in. The report includes a column for content area.
- Student > Child Standard Proficiency reports show a row per student per child standard. Scores per child standard are aggregated regardless of the course they were scored in. The report includes columns for parent standard and content area.
Fields commonly seen in Mastery by Course & Proficiency reports
- Parent Standard Title - The top-level standard which contains one or more child standards. You may have your own name for this, but we use this term for consistency in reports. Sometime referred to as Strand, Domain, Long-Term Target, etc.
- Child Standard Title - The lower-level, directly-assessed standard. This is the level at which complex calculations such as the Power Law or Decaying Average are applied if your school chooses to use them. Sometimes referred to as Learning Targets, Outcomes, Short-Term Targets, etc.
- Score Label - This is the default output of the mastery calculation for this row. Depending on your settings and the data type being reported on, this may be a rounded number on your mastery scale (e.g. 0-4, 1-4, 1-100), a mastery code (e.g. M for Meeting, E for Exceeding, AP for Approaching), or a converted course grade.
- Score - In contrast to the Score Label which will vary based on your settings, the Score field will always be an un-rounded numeric value that you can use in aggregations. If your school uses a Course Conversion as the authoritative course score, you will see the converted score in the Score field for Course Mastery reports.