Date of Award
Graduate School of Education and Professional Development
Type of Degree
Fred Jay Krieg
Stephen L. O'Keefe
In January 2005, a new after-school intervention program was implemented by a public middle school with the desire to raise their students. state proficiency scores. In order to evaluate their program and report the results of their labor, the proficiency scores of these southern Ohio students were studied by comparing the arithmetic means of the March 2003 fourth grade state proficiency scores with the arithmetic means of the March 2005 sixth grade state proficiency scores in the areas of reading and math. Differences in the performances were compared using t-tests. The outcome data of the comparison school was not successful in demonstrating a statistically significant increase in state proficiency test scores. Topics including: effective instruction, program evaluation, after-school intervention, and state academic testing were explored.
Mathematical ability in children.
Ability - Testing.
Gleichauf, Laura Kelley, "The Effects of an After-School Intervention Program on the Reading and Math Proficiency Scores of Sixth Graders" (2005). Theses, Dissertations and Capstones. 605.