Student Performance

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The Title II Report Card includes data from Northern Illinois University in the following areas:

  • Admission requirements
  • Enrollment and completion numbers
  • Required clinical experiences
  • Number of teachers prepared by grade range and subject area
  • Licensure test pass rates
  • Goals for meeting demand for teachers in shortage areas
  • Assurances regarding preparation to teach students with disabilities and English learners

Access complete Title II Report Card information here: https://title2.ed.gov/Public/Report/PrintReport.aspx?Year=2012&StateID=17

NIU Licensure Test Pass Rates, 2012-2013


Test name
Number Taking Test Pass Rate
Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) 237 37%
Content Tests
   Initial Teacher Preparation Programs
   Advanced Programs
698
306
91%
96%
Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT) 599 97%

Percent Meeting Program Standards on Key Assessments, 2012-2013

  Content
Knowledge
Ability to Plan
Instruction
Clinical
Practice
Impact on
Student
Learning
Dispositions
Initial Teacher Preparation Programs
Art + Design Education 96% 96% 100% 100% 100%
Early Childhood Education 100% 100% 100% 85% 100%
Elementary Education 100% 100% 100% 99% 89%
English Language Arts 98% 94% 100% 100% 83%
Family and Consumer Science 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Foreign Languages
French
German
Spanish
100% 100% 100% 71% 100%
Health 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Mathematics Education 100% 100% 97% 100% 100%
Music Education 99% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Physical Education 95% 89% 97% 100% 97%
Sciences
Biology
Chemistry
Earth & Space Science
Environmental Science
Physics
100% 100% 100% 100% 93%
Social Sciences
Economics
Geography
History
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology & Anthropology
95% 95% 100% 94% 86%
Special Education:
Learning Behavior Specialist I
94% 95% 90% 96% 98%
Special Education:
Visual Disabilities
100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

  Content
Knowledge
Ability to Plan
an Appropriate
Environment
Clinical
Practice
Impact on
Learning
Environment
Dispositions
Advanced Programs
Curriculum and Instruction, MSEd 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Chief School Business Official 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Director of Special Education NA* 100% 100% 100% NA*
ESL/Bilingual 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Learning Behavior Specialist II
Assistive Technology Specialist
Behavior Intervention Specialist 
Curriculum Adaptation Specialist
Multiple Disabilities Specialist
NA* 100% 100% 100% 100%
Library Information Specialist 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Middle School Mathematics, MST
Principal 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Reading Specialist 94% 75%** 100% 100% 100%
School Counseling 100% 100% 97% 100% 100%
School Psychology 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Speech-Language Pathology 100% 100% 92% 85% 90%
Superintendent 94% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Technology Specialist 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

*Not assessed during 2012-2013
**Two out of eight did not meet program standards.