• English Language Arts Assessment

    Assessment Name Time of Administration Grade Levels Purpose
    NWEA Map Growth Fall, Winter, Spring K-12 For K students, this assessment will monitor student growth and parent conference. Grs 1-12, this assessment provides placement information, zone of proximal growth (standards and eligible content), predictive data for PSSA, and tools for student grouping based on performance.
    DIBELS Fall, Winter, Spring K-5 This screener is used to assess the acquisition of early literacy skills and progress monitor the development of foundational skills.

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    Assessments

    Throughout the school year 3-10 These assessments are used to determine whether students have mastered the standards in a specific curricular unit. The data allows teachers to highlight which standards and concepts students grasped and which may require additional attention.
    PSSA Spring 3-8 This state assessment is a standardized assessment that is designed to measure a student’s level of proficiency on key grade-level standards. It is developed by the of Pennsylvania Department of Education.
    Keystone Literature Exam Winter and Spring High School The Keystone Exam is a standardized assessment administered to the public schools of Pennsylvania. The test has been developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Meeting or exceeding proficiency on the exam is a graduation requirement.
     
    To view this year's assessment calendar with specific dates for the school year, please view our Assessment page.