Using the School Binder

As a Newsela  administrator, you can monitor all student progress in your school. Data can be viewed by school, by teacher, by grade, and individual student. You can monitor student progress on articles that have been assigned, view the class average score on a quiz or the individual scores for each student, and view student annotations to check out what students have to say about each article.

Viewing performance data

As a Newsela  administrator, you can view performance data for your students compared to all Newsela student in their grade level.

  1. Hover over BINDER on the Search and Navigation bar at the top and choose SCHOOL PERFORMANCE.
  2. School performance data will display by grade level. You'll see the number and percentage of students at each level in this grade.

    NOTE: Use the Reading Standard filter to view performance on a specific standard and the date range option to view performance for a specific grading period.

    Level 1: Needs Help Students in the red category are recently performing well below proficient compared with all other Newsela students in the same grade.

    Level 2: Nearly On Track Students in the yellow category are recently demonstrating partial proficiency compared with all other Newsela students in the same grade.

    Level 3: On Track Students in the green category are recently demonstrating proficiency compared with all other Newsela students in the same grade.

    Level 4: High Performing Students with a gold star are recently outperforming their same-grade peers.

  3. Click a grade to expand a list of teachers with classes registered for that grade level. This view shows the number and percentage of students the teacher has at each level.
  4. Click a name to view the teacher's Binder. This allows you to see performance data on individual students. See Using the Binder for more information.

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