District Assessments

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Subject: Reading and Math
Grades: K-10
Diagnostic timed multiple-choice test which determines grade level of reading and math.  The purpose is to assist the teachers, school administrators, and district administrators in informing instruction.

(Link to information in Spanish)
Subject: Literacy
Grades: K-8
DIBELS are measures that help teachers and schools determine how students are performing on important reading skills. DIBELS stands for Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills.

Fountas and Pinnell (F&P) Benchmark Assessment System

Grades: K-8
Formative assessment of reading accuracy, fluency, and comprehension administered one-on-one. Student reads and the teacher tracks errors and fluency. Comprehension conversation follows. The purpose of this test is to track growth in reading ability and comprehension. Students are rated A to Z. Aligns with F&P leveled reading program. Many library and classroom library books are leveled A to Z.

Avant STAMP™

Subject: World Language
Grades: 9-12
This test provides constructive analysis and data for program development, enabling educators to improve language learning outcomes and make more informed decisions on curriculum and training.  This test is also used to qualify students for the Seal of Biliteracy.

Subject: Verbal, Quantitative, and Nonverbal reasoning
Grades: K-12 (select students)
CogAT measures abilities across the symbol systems that are most highly correlated with fluid reasoning, problem solving, and success in school.  This test is given to students who are pre-selected to determine qualification for the Highly Capable program.