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Lumos StepUp Efficacy Study: South Elementary School, Ohio-2017-18

School Overview

South Elementary School is based in Cincinnati Ohio, which comes under the Mt Healthy City school district. The school supports over 912 students across grades pre-k to 6. It is a public school with a student-teacher ratio of 23.1:1 and about 94% of the students are economically disadvantaged.

Demographics

South 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 South Elementary School in 2016-17 and 2017-18 as indicated in schooldigger and Ohio State Department of Education.
The school used Lumos StepUp program in 2017-18 to support student’s Ohio State Tests’ preparation.

Improvement in State Ranking

South Elementary School Ranking

There are 1636 elementary schools in Ohio and South Elementary School was ranked 1398th in the 2016-17 academic year. In 2017-18, the school adopted Math and ELA programs for Grades 3 to 6. About 856 students used the Lumos StepUp program for OST Math and FSA English Language Arts practice. In the 2017-18 OST tests, South Elementary School rank improved by 72 positions.

Grade 3 OST Test-scores

Grade 3 OST ELA

Compared to 2016-17, the percentage of 3rd graders who met state expectations in 2017-18 OST English Language Arts assessment increased by 1.2%.

Grade 4 OST Test-scores

Grade 4 OST ELA

There was an increase of 22.3%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2017-18 Grade 4 English Language Arts OST.

Grade 4 OST Math

In the 2017-18 OST tests, 4th graders’ who met the standards in Math increased by by 15.3%.

Grade 5 OST Test-scores

Grade 5 OST ELA

Compared to 2016-17, the percentage of 5th graders’ who met state expectations in 2017-18 OST English Language Arts assessment increased by 5.1%.

Grade 5 OST Math

In the 2017-18 OST tests, 5th graders’ who met the standards in Math increased by by 10.5%.

Grade 6 OST Test-scores

Grade 6 OST ELA

Compared to 2016-17, the percentage of 6th graders’ who met state expectations in 2017-18 OST English Language Arts assessment increased by 6%.

Grade 6 OST Math

There was an increase of 5.2%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2017-18 Grade 6 Math OST.

Overall Result

  • The use of Lumos StepUp for OST Math and English Language Arts practice from grades 3 to 6 in 2017-18 influenced an increase in the percentage of students who have met the standards.
  • The overall school ranking improved by 72 positions from 1398 in 2017 to 1326 in 2018.

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