Three Years of Gain: The Impact of Apex Learning Tutorials on Middle School Student Achievement
Apex Learning Tutorials significantly improved student performance on Tutorials posttest assessments across English, math, science, and social studies for three straight years.
Tutorials had a statistically significant impact on student posttest achievement compared to pretest performance for all school years by subject. Results of paired-samples t-tests suggested that by subject, the average gain across school years for English was 75%, followed by math at 66%, science at 56%, and social studies at 63%.
The average gain by subject was consistent across years fluctuating between +/-.28 and +/-2.21 percentage points. For English and math, the results of one-way ANOVAs suggested that gains made in the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years were greater than gains made in 2016-2017. For science and social studies, the average gain made in 2018-2019 was not significantly different than the gain made in 2017-2018.