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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Board approves assessment plan for 2018-2019

Assessment

Students in PreK through high school participate in a wide range of assessments as part of the instructional process. The School Board on Aug. 23 approved the 2018-2019 plan, which includes federal- and state-mandated assessments, as well as locally-developed assessments. Here are some of the most widely administered assessments:


State assessments:

  • The state requires the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) in language arts and math for grades 3-8, and science in grades 5 and 8.
  • End-of-Course (EOC) exams are required when students complete English II, Algebra I, Geometry (student choice), Algebra II, Biology, and American Government (field test only). MAP and EOC results are reflected in building and district Annual Performance Reports.

Early Childhood: Speed Dial-4 is a developmental screening for children ages 2-5.


Elementary:

  • Pre-Kindergarten Screening is used to gather information about incoming students and their beginning skills.
  • Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) identifies reading and mathematics levels. It is given to students in grades K-5, three times each year.
  • AIMSweb offers brief assessments for students in K-8 who are receiving intervention or special education services.
  • Fountas & Pinnell is used to measure reading levels for students K-5.

Secondary:

  • NWEA identifies skills in reading and mathematics.
  • The Reading Inventory measures comprehension reading level in students grades 9-12.
  • Advanced Placement exams for students who complete AP classes.
  • International Baccalaureate assessments for students who complete IB courses.

Voluntary high school assessments include:

  • ACT, the national college admissions exam
  • ACT WorkKeys, which measures workplace readiness in three key areas
  • ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery)
  • Accuplacer, an assessment to evaluate skills in the areas of reading, writing, and mathematics. The scores are used by the Metropolitan Community Colleges to determine a student's placement for English and math coursework.
  • Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT)

The District also administers assessments to determine eligibility into the District gifted program. A range of assessments are used in the Special Education Department for identification and support of students.


Read the Assessment Plan
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