A study of how kindergarten entry -age and gender affects middle school achievement
This study compared middle school students' Terra Nova reading and math test scores to gender and age upon entering kindergarten. Further, gender differences as they related to early and regular kindergarten entry were also examined. The subjects included 389 students at Lewisburg Middle School. With the permission of the Lewisburg Middle School principal, data were gathered from the permanent records of these students and analyzed using the Statview computer program currently in use at Tennessee State University. An unpaired t-test was used to analyze the data. The study found no significant differences to indicate that kindergarten entrance age or gender had any bearing on reading or mathematics test scores at the middle school level.
Preschool education|Educational evaluation
Tracy Harris Kilpatrick,
"A study of how kindergarten entry -age and gender affects middle school achievement"
ETD Collection for Tennessee State University.