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Smarter Balanced Scale Score Ranges

Scale score ranges for English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics, by Content Area, Grade Level, and Achievement Level.
English Language Arts/Literacy
Grade Minimum Scale Score Maximum Scale Score Achievement Level
Scale Score Range for Standard Not Met
Achievement Level
Scale Score Range for Standard Nearly Met
Achievement Level
Scale Score Range for Standard Met
Achievement Level
Scale Score Range for Standard Exceeded
3
2114
2623
2114–2366
2367–2431
2432–2489
2490–2623
4
2131
2663
2131–2415
2416–2472
2473–2532
2533–2663
5
2201
2701
2201–2441
2442–2501
2502–2581
2582–2701
6
2210
2724
2210–2456
2457–2530
2531–2617
2618–2724
7
2258
2745
2258–2478
2479–2551
2552–2648
2649–2745
8
2288
2769
2288–2486
2487–2566
2567–2667
2668–2769
11
2299
2795
2299–2492
2493–2582
2583–2681
2682–2795
Mathematics
Grade Minimum Scale Score Maximum Scale Score Achievement Level
Scale Score Range for Standard Not Met
Achievement Level
Scale Score Range for Standard Nearly Met
Achievement Level
Scale Score Range for Standard Met
Achievement Level
Scale Score Range for Standard Exceeded
3
2189
2621
2189–2380
2381–2435
2436–2500
2501–2621
4
2204
2659
2204–2410
2411–2484
2485–2548
2549–2659
5
2219
2700
2219–2454
2455–2527
2528–2578
2579–2700
6
2235
2748
2235–2472
2473–2551
2552–2609
2610–2748
7
2250
2778
2250–2483
2484–2566
2567–2634
2635–2778
8
2265
2802
2265–2503
2504–2585
2586–2652
2653–2802
11
2280
2862
2280–2542
2543–2627
2628–2717
2718–2862
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Last Reviewed: Monday, September 19, 2016
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