Jennifer Cothron, Supervisor
Dena Gehris, Secretary
ACT – The ACT® college readiness assessment is a curriculum- and standards-based educational and career planning tool that assesses students’ academic readiness for college.
Information about ACT
Advanced Placement Exam – AP exams are administered each May by the College Board. The assessment represents the culmination of the college-level work in the course. Completing an AP course is a huge accomplishment. AP scores are reported on a scale from 1-5. Scores may be sent to a college per student request. If a student earns an AP exam score of 3 or higher, chances are they can receive both AP High School credit and college credit while still in high school.
Information about Advanced Placement Exam
ACCESS for ELs – States are required to assess the proficiency of all English Learner (EL) students. According to Title III, states are to measure the annual growth of an EL student’s English development in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) – This is the most widely used multiple-aptitude test battery. It measures strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success. It also provides career information for various civilian and military occupations and is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career. Your scores in four critical areas — Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension and Mathematics Knowledge — count towards your Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score. The AFQT score determines whether you’re qualified to enlist in the U.S. military.
Information about Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
Brigance Kindergarten Screener – This screening provides quick, easy, and accurate screening of skills that are critical predictors of school success, including physical development, language, academic/cognitive, and social emotional skills.
Civics Assessment – This assessment is designed to measure the civics knowledge and skills of students. Students are required to participate in the assessment prior to graduation.
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) – This test is a national assessment of what America’s students know and can do in various subject areas. Assessments are conducted periodically in mathematics, reading, science, writing, the arts, civics, economics, geography, and U.S. history. Schools are selected at random.
Information about National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
STAR Universal Screening – The purpose of STAR is to provide a data snapshot of a student’s current performance at 3 – 4 points during the school year monitor progress throughout the school year in a variety of academic areas. The data provided is instant, reliable, and valid when differentiating instruction for all students.