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CWRA+
for High Schools & Middle Schools

Resources for CWRA+

Resources for CWRA+

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Skills Overview

This document provides an overview of the skills measured in both the performance task and selected-response portion of the CWRA+.

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Scoring Rubric

The scoring rubric provides descriptions of each subscore area in the performance task.

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CWRA+ Member Schools

This list includes past and current CWRA+ member institutions.

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Technical FAQs

This document provides answers to frequently asked technical questions about the CWRA+.

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Sample High School Assessment

A full CWRA+ practice assessment for high schoolers. A Performance Task and examples of the Selected-Response Questions are included.

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Sample Middle School Assessment

A full CWRA+ practice assessment for middle schoolers. A Performance Task and examples of the Selected-Response Questions are included.

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CWRA+ Student Guide

This is a guide for students participating in CWRA+ through an institution.

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Standard Setting Study

This document provides information on the standard setting process for CWRA+.

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Predictive Validity of a Critical Thinking Assessment for Post-College Outcomes

This document discusses the importance of critical-thinking skills as they relate to post-college outcomes and the effectiveness of using CLA+ as a tool for leveling the playing field for high-ability graduates from less- and non-competitive institutions.

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Test Administration Overview

This document provides information on the CWRA+ test administration.

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Configuration Requirements

This document provides information about the technology requirements to run CWRA+.

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508 Compliance

This document describes the accommodations CWRA+ is able to provide.

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National CWRA+ Results 2015-16

This report summarizes the performance of the institutions and students thatparticipated in the 2015-2016 academic year of CWRA+.

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National Independent Schools Report 2015-16

This report summarizes the performance of the  independent institutions and students that participated in the 2015-2016 academic year of CWRA+.

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Sample High School Report

This report represents results from a fictional institution that  tested a sample of freshmen in the fall and samples of all other class levels in the spring. The metrics available to an institution are dependent on the class levels tested in a given administration.

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Mastery Level Report

CWRA+ Mastery Levels allow distinctions in student performance relative to critical thinking and written communication. These levels contextualize CWRA+ scores by interpreting test results in relation to the qualities exhibited by examinees.

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Sample CWRA+ Student Score Report

This report represents results for a fictional high school student that took CWRA+ during a spring testing administration.

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Sample Data File

The data file is provided along with the institution and student reports.