DreamBox Learning Case Studies
From intervention to universal growth
Waterloo, IndianaAfter using DreamBox Learning Math in their math intervention programs for one year, NWEA MAP® scores across the board have improved in DeKalb Central School District. Additionally, district interventionists report that growth is occurring for all of their students.
2-3 Years Math Learning in 6 Months for ELL Students
Sioux Falls, IowaIn less than six months, more than half of the 37 students in the Newcomers Program at Sioux Center High School who are enrolled in ELL Math have made gains between two and three years' worth of math learning.
Doubling Math Gains with Extended Learning Strategy
Ontario, CanadaGrade 4 students experienced nearly a year and a half of growth within the curriculum—followed by two years of growth during the second year. Students are not only better able to connect learning concepts to real-world concepts, but parents are also more engaged in their child’s learning at school and at home.
17% Increase in MCAS Math Proficiency
Salem, MassachusettsBetween 2013 and 2014’s MCAS testing, Carlton enjoyed an increase of 17 percent in math proficiency school-wide. 12 percent more students are now considered "advanced" under their measurement while 9 percent moved out of the "warning" category.
Increasing MAP assessment scores by 26 percent in 1 year
Middletown, New YorkStudents in blended learning math classrooms outperformed their peers by 26 percent and made learning gains equivalent to 21 percent (growing 1.21 years in a single year) more than expected on the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) MAP assessment.
Middle School RTI Student Make Measurable Growth
Jessamine County, KentuckyIn fewer than four months, middle school students experienced half a grade level of growth within the DreamBox Learning curriculum and are making steady progress toward closing learning gaps.
Helping RTI Make a 10 Percent Impact
Valdosta City Schools, GeorgiaIn just one year after implementation, proficiency scores improved nearly 10 percent—especially among the struggling students in the school’s RTI program.
50% Proficiency Gain in Less Than a Year
Glen Ellen, CaliforniaIn a concerted effort called the Grade Level Proficiency Project, this once underachieving school uses DreamBox-powered blended learning strategies to close the achievement gap as early as possible.
Personalized Instruction for 21,000 Students
Federal Way, WashingtonSeeking a way to meld personalized learning and technology, this Washington district saw that DreamBox was the answer to the needs of their elementary and middle school students.
From 67 to 100 Percent Proficiency in Math
Los Angeles, CaliforniaThe first charter organization in Los Angeles has a track record of success with some of the area’s most disadvantaged students, but when their math program was stuck at 67 percent proficiency, ICEF turned to DreamBox to close the gap
4 Years Worth of Learning Gains in Just 1
Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New MexicoAn innovative approach to after school remediation, mSchool organizes community groups around adaptive learning provided by DreamBox, all in an effort to help students who are up to 4 years behind their peers.
Exceeding API by 10 points in 1 Year
Santa Barbara, CaliforniaThe lowest performing elementary school in Santa Barbara turned to DreamBox to turn their math proficiency around. They are now exceeding state targets.
In a Large District, 43 Percent Gained After 8 Months
Newark and Wilmington, DelawareIn the largest school district in Delaware, DreamBox helped increase the math proficiency of 3rd-5th grade students by as much as 43 percent just eight months after implementation.
Gaining While Others Are Losing: 4.1 Months of Learning Gained in a Summer
Summer Advantage, USA (in four states)Summer learning loss is particularly prevalent in low-income students. These innovative summer camps not only help students stay on pace, but with DreamBox they actually raise achievement levels during the summer.
Laying the Numeracy Groundwork in K-2
Houston, TexasDreamBox offered the differentiated math instruction and engaging visual environment that is effective in a diverse, multilingual implementation to lay the groundwork for long-term success.
Gamification Leads to 50 Minutes per Week Outside of School
Berea, KentuckyIn the first Common Core state, DreamBox works hand-in-hand with this school in effort to align their instruction with the new standards, helping teachers differentiate their instruction.
Gaining 15% By Addressing Early Learning Gaps in Middle School
South New Rochelle, New YorkThe roots of a student’s lack of success in math often run far earlier than their grade level. DreamBox helped teachers at this middle school address gaps in conceptual learning that went back as far as kindergarten.
Turning a Below Grade Level Majority Into 70% Proficiency
Rocky Mount, North CarolinaWhat happens when a majority of a school’s students are below grade level in math? This school partnered with DreamBox to reform their math instruction “from the ground up”.
3,700 Students Preparing for the Rigor of the Common Core
Clarkstown, New YorkWith early intervention in primary grades a priority, this district found that the strongest visually based online program that increases rigor and numeracy skills is DreamBox Learning’s Intelligent Adaptive Learning™.
A Grade Level’s Worth of Gains in Six Months
Petaluma, CaliforniaWith students using DreamBox for 100 minutes per week, Penngrove Elementary has increased their math achievement scores, as measured by the STAR Math Enterprise™ assessment, by one grade equivalent in six months—moving from an average grade equivalent score of 1.3 to 2.3.
Flexible RTI Tier 2 Instruction
Spokane, WashingtonSpokane Public Schools, Washington State’s second-largest school district, implemented DreamBox district-wide to support math intervention and special education programs and accelerate growth for students who are scoring below standard.
60 Hours of Engagement with DreamBox
Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio and Austin, TexasOver the course of a school year, students in the IDEA charter network are so engaged with blended learning that they are averaging over 60 hours of adaptive, individualized math instruction with DreamBox.
Even High-Performing Schools Have Room for 10% Gains
Howard County, MarylandAn already-excellent school had even loftier goals. When the goal is every student reaching proficiency, excellent classroom instruction can benefit from DreamBox’s adaptive learning approach for differentiation.
90% of Non-Proficient Students Now Working at Grade Level
San Jose, CaliforniaRocketship Education students using DreamBox Learning at three Title I schools in San Jose were able to increase their national percentile ranking by an average 5.5 points after only 21 hours on the DreamBox Learning Math program.
Making the Difference in AYP: 18% Gain in Proficiency
Seattle, WashingtonA Title I school in Transformation status added DreamBox to its curriculum and increased the percentage of fourth graders at standard in mathematics from 16 to 34 percent in one year—the highest growth in math test scores in its school district.
From 1st Percentile to 54th in One Year
Anderson County, KentuckyWith DreamBox, the Early Childhood Center was able to move their kindergarten students from below the 1st percentile nationally to the 54th percentile in one year, all while doubling the number of students they could serve with no additional staff.
All It Takes Is 60 Minutes Per Week
St. Louis County, MissouriIt’s hard to differentiate instruction for over 3,000 students. With DreamBox, this district is helping students develop number sense, automaticity, and reasoning skills through a personalized learning approach.
A Majority of ELL Students Working at Standard in Math
South Los Angeles, CaliforniaICEF Vista Elementary Academy, a majority-ELL school, was forced to reduce its operating budget by 20 percent following deep state budget cuts. The school brought in the DreamBox Learning program to meet student needs for math intervention and individualized instruction in a cost-effective manner.