GREGORY SCHOOL DISTRICT

DISTRICT, STATE & NATIONAL ASSESSMENTS

SD School Report Card

 

District Assessments Subject Students Dates Duration of Assessment Assesment Purpose  Results Distribution Source of  Requirement
AIMSweb   ELA & Math 1st-8th Fall-Winter-Spring Estimate testing time: 40 min. per test 3x's a year Screening & Progress Monitioring Fall & Spring Confernces District Assessment
STAR  ELA BK-9 Fall-Winter-Spring Estimate testing time: 20 min. per test 3x's a year Assess reading comprehension and related skills Fall & Spring Confernces District Assessment
Accelerated Reader ELA BK-9 Fall-Winter-Spring 5-10 minutes Assesses Reading Comprehension and sets reading levels and goals Immediately District Assessment
               
State Assesments              
Smarter Balanced ELA & Math  3-8,11 March 2- May 6 2022 Estimated testing time ELA 3-4hrs & Math 2-4 hrs. State required summative assessment measuring ELA and Math Achievement Final report card SD DOE
SD ELA/Math Alt Assessment ELA & Math  3-8,11 March 14- April 29 2022 Testing times vary greatly between participants Students with most severe cognitive disabilites  Final report card SD DOE
South Dakota Science Assesment Science 5,8,&11 March 2- May 6 2022 Estimated testing time 1.5-3 hours State required summative assessment measuring science achievement Final report card SD DOE
South Dakota Science (Alt) Science 5,8,&11 March 2- May 6 2022 Testing times vary greatly between participants Students with most severe cognitive disabilites  Final report card SD DOE
Access  & Access Alt (ELL Students) English Language Proficiency K-12  January 24-February 25 2022 Testing times vary greatly between participants Used to assess Engish Language Proficiency and continued eligibility for EL services Mailed to parents SD DOE
WIDA EL Assessment Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening K-12 January 24-February 25 2022 Estimated testing time 1.5 hours When students enter the district to determine eligibility for EL services Mailed to parents SD DOE
 
National Assessments              
NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) ELA & Math 4 & 8 January 24-March 4 2022 Testing times vary greatly between participants Grade 4&8 assessed at the national and state levels in math and reading every 2 years and in other subjects periodically Data only reported at State level. No individual student data collected SD DOE
NCRC Applied Math,Locating Info, Reading for Info 12 January 12,2022 3 hours National Career Readiness program is an industy-recognized, portable credential certifying essential skills for workplace success Given to students one results are received District Assessment
PSAT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test ) ELA & Math 11 October 15,2022 3 hours PSAT is a test designed to help students practice for the SAT. It is also used to determine eligibility for scholarships awarded by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation December Individual Student
SAT All 11 & 12 2021-12/4 2022-3/12,5/7,6/4 3 hours The purpose of the SAT test is to measure a high school student's readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants 1 month Post Secondary
ACT All 11 &12 2021-9/11,10/23,12/11 2022-2/12,4/2,6/11,7/16 4 hours  The purpose of the ACT test is to measure a high school student's readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants 1 month Post Secondary
ASVAB (Armed Sevices Vocational Aptitude Battery) Military Aptitude 11 Oct. 7, 2021 3 hours Qualification assessment-enlistment in the military Results will be discussed w/students on arrival of results District Assessment