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Student Performance Data

The teacher education program at Mary Baldwin College must report to the Virginia Department of Education regarding student performance on our students’ performance on certain assessments.  Additionally, we report data using other measures to Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), our accrediting agencies.  A summary of key points is noted below:

  • 100% of the completers of our initial licensure programs obtain passing scores on the applicable Praxis II assessments (does not apply to Special Education)
  • 100% of the completers of our initial licensure programs obtain passing scores on Virginia Communication Literacy Assessment
  • 100% of the completers of our initial licensure programs obtain passing scores on the Reading for Virginia Educators Assessment (applies to Elementary Education and Special Education only)
  • For the 2012–13 school year, the average GPA for teacher education students in our undergraduate and post-graduate programs was 3.75
  • For the 2012–13 school year, the average GPA for teacher education students in our graduate programs was 3.82
  • For the 2012–13 school year, 94.8% of undergraduate and post-graduate students earned a grade of A- or better for student teaching
  • For the 2012–13 school year, 91.6% of graduate students earned a grade of A- or better for student teaching