• Assessments

    This page provides information about preparing for assessments.  Results from assessments are used to make decisions about the supports that students need, so it’s important that we get information that is as accurate as possible.

    Upcoming assessments are listed in the table below.  Click here to see the District’s Assessment Calendar

    Test

    Grades

    Online

    Description

    i-Ready

    K-8

    Yes

    Identifies strengths in reading and math, used to assign online lessons and activities

    District Benchmark Science and Social Studies Assessments

    5, 8, 11

    Yes

    Mirror the M-STEP, gives teachers information about current level of knowledge

    Academic Approach

    9-11

    Yes

    A practice PSAT/SAT test, which indicates if a student is on track for college readiness

    PSAT/NMSQT

    10-11

    No

    An OPTIONAL test to measure progress toward college readiness.  For 11th grade students, this test is used for National Merit Scholarship determination.

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