The following brochure answers common questions asked by students and families about the statewide assessments. The brochures explain the purpose of the assessment, who will be tested and when, what scores will be provided, and how those score will be used.
Why does assessment matter to our students’ college and career readiness, and what role do the various types of assessment play within a strategic system? In a series of four short (2-4 minute) videos, learn more about the purpose of assessment.
The National PTA created guides for parents to help their students be successful. There is a two page (simplified) and four page (more extensive) guide for each grade kindergarten through high school. These documents provide an overview of what your child will learn by the end of each grade in mathematics and ELA. It focuses on the key skills your child will learn in these subjects, which will also build a strong foundation for success in other subjects studied throughout the school year. (Two-Page Guides) (Four-Page Guides)