Math in Focus: Efficacy Study, Grades 3, 4, and 5

At a glance

  • Demonstrates a Rationale
  • Program: Math in Focus®: Singapore Math® by Marshall Cavendish®
  • Subject: Math
  • Report Type: Efficacy Study, Study Conducted by Third Party
  • Grade Level: Elementary
  • Region: Midwest, Northeast
  • District Urbanicity: Urban, Suburban, Rural
  • Participants: N=1,359
  • Evaluation Period: 2016–2017
  • Study Conducted by: Educational Research Institute of America (ERIA)

Educational Research Institute of America (ERIA) conducted a pretest-posttest study to examine the effectiveness of Math in Focus in Grades 3, 4, and 5 during the 2016–2017 school year. A total of 1,359 students and 59 teachers from 11 schools in 4 states participated in the study. Results indicate that across all three grade levels, Math in Focus students’ mathematics growth was statistically significant. Across all three grade levels, higher- and lower-ability pretest students in Math in Focus classrooms demonstrated significant growth.