By: Beth Still Students in grades 3-8 tested once in reading and math Students in grades 10- 12 using state- designed tests NeSA-R NeSA-M NeSA-Science NWEA MAPs Statewide Writing STARS Math STARS Science STARS Social Studies NORM-REFERENCED CRITERION-REFERENCED Statewide Writing NWEA MAPs STARS NeSA-R NeSA-M Math NeSA-Science Science Social Studies AimsWeb K-8 High School as needed Assessment Date Target Audience Purpose NWEA MAPs Sept. 7-30th Grades 3,4,5 State Reporting, January 5-10 Grades 3,4,5 District/Placement April 4-29 Grades 2,3,4,5 Statewide Writing January 24-Feb. 11 Grades 4, 8, 11 State Reporting, district STARS (Math, Point of instruction Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, State Reporting Science, Social 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (AYP), District Studies) NeSA-R March 29-May 6 Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, State Reporting NeSA-M 8, HS (AYP), District NeSA-Science AimsWeb Ongoing Grades K-8; others Progress as needed Monitoring • Consistency of measurement • Help our district make correct inferences regarding students’ test performances Accuracy of inferences that are made based on students’ performances on measurement devices Preference or inclination that inhibits impartial judgment. Determine needs of students and provide appropriate resources. Provide appropriate professional development for teachers to help them meet the needs of students. Help teachers make informed decisions and provide the best possible instruction so that all students can be successful. Keep parents informed about the progress of their child.
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