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Saxon Math
Primary Mathematics

Saxon Math had mixed effects on mathematics test scores of students in primary courses.
Saxon Math is a curriculum for students in grades K–12. The amount of new math content students receive each day is limited and students practice concepts every day. New concepts are developed, reviewed, and practiced cumulatively rather than in discrete chapters or units.

Findings

5
studies that met standards out of
26
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Mathematics achievement Mixed effects 1-8 --

Last Updated: May 2017

Race

Black
16%
White
45%
Not specified
47%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
40%
Not Hispanic
59%

Gender

Male: 50%
Female: 49%

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

45%

English Learners

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7%


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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by Mathematica Policy Research under contract ED-IES-13-C-0010.

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