Lumos StepUp Efficacy Study: Langdon Elementary School, Washington DC-2017-18

School Overview

Langdon Elementary School is based in Washington DC, which comes under the District Of Columbia Public Schools. The school supports over 323 students across pre-k to 5. It is a public school with a student-teacher ratio of 14.2:1 and 100% of the students are economically disadvantaged.

Demographics

Langdon Elementary School Demographics

Methodology

We conducted a study to understand the impact of Lumos Learning programs on student achievement. We have compared the state ranking of Langdon Elementary School in 2016-17 and 2017-18 as indicated in schooldigger
The school used Lumos StepUp program in 2017-18 to support students’ PARCC preparation.

Improvement in State Ranking

Langdon Elementary School Ranking

There are 120 elementary schools in Washington DC and Langdon Elementary School was ranked 84th in the 2016-17 academic year. In 2017-18, the school adopted Math and ELA programs for Grades 3, 4 and 5. About 45 students from each grade used the Lumos Stepup program for PARCC Math and PARCC English Language Arts practice.
In the 2017-18 PARCC tests, Langdon Elementary School rank improved by 24 positions.

Grade 3 PARCC Test-scores

Langdon Elementary School 3rd Grade Math

Compared to 2016-17, the percentage of 3rd graders who met state expectations in 2017-18 PARCC Math assessment increased by 10.3%.

Langdon Elementary School 3rd Grade ELA

Compared to 2016-17, the percentage of 3rd graders who met state expectations in 2017-18 PARCC ELA assessment increased by 23.7%

Grade 4 PARCC Test-scores

Langdon Elementary School 4th Grade Math

In the 2017-18 PARCC tests, 4th graders’ who met the standards in Math increased by by 4.8%.

Langdon Elementary School 4th Grade ELA

In the 2017-18 PARCC tests, 4th graders’ who met the standards in ELA increased by by 2.6%.

Grade 5 PARCC Test-scores

Langdon Elementary School 5th Grade math

There was an increase of 10.4%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2017-18 Grade 5 PARCC Math.

Langdon Elementary School 5th Grade ELA

There was an increase of 37.5%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2017-18 Grade 5 English Language Arts PARCC.

Overall Result

  • The use of Lumos StepUp for PARCC Math and English Language Arts practice in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades in 2017-18 influenced an increase in the percentage of students who have met the standards.
  • The overall school ranking improved by 24 positions from 84 in 2017 to 60 in 2018.
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Steven Jarvis