Quantile Growth Planner Quick Start Guide

Project student growth in reading and/or mathematics and access resources to support college-and-career readiness. Identify the math demands needed for entry into hundreds of careers. Explore job market data at the national and regional levels.

Project Student Growth

Add/Edit Quantile Measure

To project student growth, click the Add/Edit Measure button and enter a student Quantile measure received from an end-of-course or end-of grade assessment.

Enter Student Measure Information
  1. Enter the Quantile measure into the Quantile Measure box.
  2. Click the Test Month calendar icon and select the month and year the test was taken.
  3. Select the student’s grade level the year the test was taken from the Grade list.
  4. Click the School Year Start Month calendar icon and select month and year school started the year the test was taken.
  5. Click + Add Measure to add additional measures. To receive accurate projected results, you may add a maximum of two measures per grade.
    Note: You can also select any relevant Additional Data check boxes if you want to see the data with your results.
  6. When you’re finished, click the Submit button.
See Projected Student Growth

Individual Growth Path

The results show the student’s Quantile measures, a green projected growth pathway that shows the range the student is expected to be in, their Estimated Growth Path and a national comparison. The Estimated Growth Path displayed is the dotted curve lying closest to the student measures entered.

You can also see a comparison of the student measure(s) to students in the same grade level across the United.

Select Your Career

Add/Edit Career

Basic+ and Premium users can compare the projected grade 12+ Quantile measure to the entry level math demand of a career. Click the Add/Edit Career button to compare.

Select Field/Career
  1. Click the Field box and select a career field from the list.
    Note: If you enter a field, the Career list will only show careers associated with that field. You can skip this and just enter a career.
  2. Click the Career box and select a career from the list.
    Note: If the Field box is empty, selecting a career will auto populate the field associated with that career.
  3. Click Submit to view the results.
View Career Details

Career Comparison

The selected career, and two others in the same field, are shown. One of the additional careers has a lower measure and the other a higher measure than the selected career. You can click on a career name to view the career’s details.

Compare National and Regional Data

The details page provides career details like salary and projected growth. You can also see the Lexile range that is aligned with entry-level demand for the career. Click the State box, select a state, and click Search to view state data and view regional information.

You can also use the interactive map to view regional data.
  • To zoom in or out of an area, use the + and - buttons at the top right of the map.
  • To navigate, click and drag the map to your desired location.