The District has a comprehensive student evaluation and testing program. Tests are administered at various grade levels to determine student programs and ability. We have a sophisticated testing program that utilizes standardized normative tests, summative tests and diagnostic tests.
Elementary students will take:
Secondary Students will take:
We currently use the results of testing to adjust classroom instruction at all levels, and are training teachers in best practices of instruction informed by assessment. We believe that testing should be a part of learning within the classroom... otherwise it obstructs a student's improvement. Our emphasis for classroom assessment is 'ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING'. We believe that we can help teachers at all levels use assessments to improve classroom instruction. We have arranged additional time for 2003-2004 for teachers to receive appropriate in-service and training that will allow this to happen.