APASO-III (Secondary) - Reports
- The newly-introduced Quotient Score (Q-score) and Percentile Score (P-score) simplify the comparison between the school data and the Hong Kong territory-wide norm.
- Schools can generate reports, including the subscale report, cross-year report and comparison report via the E-platform for School Development and Accountability (ESDA).
- For details of the relevant report, please refer to the User Manual of school's ESDA.
Types of Report
|APASO-III provides six reporting formats for different broad categories of comparisons according to the needs of the schools. While percentages of the raw distributions are provided for the items in a subscale, Q-score or P-score are provided for all 130 subscales. Results are presented in tables and again as figures for easy graphical comparisons. For figures, users can choose to show either the Q-score or the P-score. For tables, both Q-score and P-score are shown. Details on each reporting format are provided below:|
|1. Year Reports|
| a. Subscale Report||To show the subscale scores of one group of students|
| b. Item Report||To show the item results of one group of students|
|2. Cross-Year Report||To show the comparison across years for one group of students|
|3. Comparison Report||To show the comparison among multiple groups in multiple subscales|
|4. Same Student Group Comparison Report||To show the comparison between multiple subscale scores of two consecutive years for one group of students|
|5. Gender Comparison Report||To show the comparison of multiple subscales between girls and boys in one group of students|
SES Comparison Report
|To show the comparison of multiple subscales scores between the relatively low and high SES students in one group|
Generally speaking, when interpreting data, schools should combine other school-based data and information, such as daily observations, school-based questionnaires, and student assessment data, etc., for a comprehensive interpretation, so as to inform the planning work and promote the sustainable development of schools.
Hints for Printing Reports
Before printing the reports, you have to decide what types of reports and information you need for self-evaluation. It is advisable to click the button “PRINT PAGE” for the selected reports rather than “PRINT FULL REPORT”.