Assessment Deliverables

Performance-Based Assessment Packages

CAE offers an end-to-end solution to measure students’ critical thinking, problem-solving, and written communication skills. We assist with training and set up and provide comprehensive reports that outline student and institutional strengths and opportunities for growth.

Our Suite of Performance-Based Assessments

Our Assessment Packages Include:

STAFF TRAINING, SETUP, ADMINISTRATION, AND CUSTOMER SUPPORT

AI SCORING AND 14 DEMOGRAPHIC QUESTIONS

MICROCREDENTIALS

In partnership with Edalex, students can earn tiered credentials based on their performance on CAE’s assessments.

INSTITUTION REPORTS

  • Executive summary and observations
  • Detailed data including mastery level distribution, average total score, Performance Task & Selected Response sub-score averages
  • Comparison to U.S. data set* and between cohorts
  • Value-Added score (with a minimum of 100 completed assessments from each cohort) or effect size
  • One (1) hour review of Institution Report

STUDENT REPORTS

  • Detailed data including mastery level, total score, and Performance Task & Selected Response sub-score averages
  • Comparison to U.S. data set*
  • Full student data set (.csv)

*Not available with SSA+

CAE Student and Institution Reports

Reports are typically provided in 4–6 weeks after testing is completed.

Sample Performance Tasks & Scoring Rubric

Our assessments include a Performance Task (PT) and a Selected-Response Question (SRQ) section. The tasks are designed to assess students’ general critical thinking and written communication skills, regardless of their academic concentrations. These skills include scientific and quantitative reasoning, analytic reasoning and evaluation of information, problem solving, writing effectiveness, and writing mechanics.

CCRA+ Middle School Sample

CCRA+ High School Sample

CLA+ Higher Education Sample

SSA+ Higher Education Sample

Scoring Rubric

Learn How to Use Performance-Based Assessment Data to Improve Outcomes for Students

Grades 6–12

Higher Education

Custom Assessments