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Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) Scale Score Cut Points for Reading, Mathematics, Science, Writing, and Social Science

Subject Academic Warning
(Level 1)
Below Standards
(Level 2)
Meets Standards
(Level 3)
Exceeds Standards
(Level 4)
Reading
120-134
135-154
155-177
178-200
Mathematics
120-135
136-155
156-178
179-200
Science
120-135
136-157
158-177
178-200
Writing1
120-130
131-155
156-182
183-200
Writing2
120-132
133-154
155-178
179-200
Social Science3
120-136
137-153
154-173
174-200

1These scale score cut points apply to PSAE Writing from 2007 through 2011 and 2014.
2These scale score cut points apply to PSAE Writing from 2001 through 2004
3These scale score cut points apply to PSAE Social Science from 2001 through 2004.

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