Psychometric Research

Exact Path Diagnostic and the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) Correlational Study

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Exact Path diagnostic assessment scores in math, reading, and language arts are highly correlated to Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) across all subjects and seasons in grades 3-8, Algebra I, Geometry, and English I and II. Additionally, we found high correlations between Exact Path diagnostic scores from Grades 1 and 2 in mathematics, reading, and language arts and LEAP Grade 3 scores from 1-2 years later. These results support use of Exact Path as an early indicator of student achievement in mathematics, reading, and English language arts, and a strong predictor of success on LEAP high school assessments

In preparation for LEAP assessments, educators can use Exact Path diagnostic results to:

  • Identify students who need additional support
  • Prioritize content areas to focus on
  • Inform data-driven instruction and targeted intervention
  • Help ensure that students are on track to meet academic standards and graduation requirements