KIRIS

AcronymDefinition
KIRISKentucky Instructional Results Information Systems
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This study was designed to determine how National Merit Scholars, and National Merit Commended students performed on KIRIS.
Table 1 displays the percentage of 1995 National Merit Scholars and National Merit Commended Students who scored at the mastery and nonmastery levels on the four KIRIS tests and the Writing portfolio.
Table 1 Percentage of Scholars Who Scored at Mastery and Non Mastery Levels on 1995 KIRIS Tests
Table 2 displays the percentage of 1996 National Merit Scholars and National Merit Commended Students who scored at the mastery and nonmastery levels on the four KIRIS tests and the Writing portfolio.
Table 2 Percentage of Scholars Who Scored at Mastery and Non Mastery Levels on 1996 KIRIS Tests
A significant proportion of these high achieving students are identified by KIRIS as nonmastery in basic academic areas.
On the 1995 KIRIS Reading tests 47 and 73 percent respectively of National Merit Scholars and Commended were judged nonnastery by KIRIS.
The authors are hard pressed to explain this significant change in KIRIS scores from the 1995 to 1996 samples.