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TCAP Cut Scores

Reporting Categories Performance Index

The charts linked below show the Reporting Categories Performance Index cut scores for each grade level and subject of the TCAP tests.

The index cut scores are an estimate of the number of items the student would be expected to answer correctly to achieve basic, proficient and advanced designation if there had been 100 such items for each category.

Please note that the item totals shown on these documents include only the operational items. (Field test items are not included since they are not scored.)

TCAP Achievement - 2014 Pre-Equated ACH Cut Scores by Reporting Category download pdf file

TCAP MAAS - 2014 Pre-Equated MAAS Cut Scores by Reporting Categorydownload pdf file

TCAP Braille - 2014 Pre-Equated ACH Braille Cut Scores by Reporting Categorydownload pdf file

Scale Score Ranges and Number Correct Cut Scores

The charts linked below display the scale score ranges and number correct score ranges for each grade level and subject, indicating which ranges are below basic, basic, proficient and advanced.

Please note that the item totals shown on these documents include only the operational items. (Field test items are not included since they are not scored.)

TCAP Achievement, ELSA, MAAS - Scale Score Ranges & Number Correct Cut Scoresdownload pdf file

TCAP Braille - Scale Score Ranges & Number Correct Cut Scoresdownload pdf file