NWABSD

Assessment Descriptions: A summary of assessments given in the NWABSD.
 
State of Alaska ResourcesIncludes information on assessments such as the Kindergarten Developmental Profile, Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM), English Language Proficiency Assessment (ACCESS for ELLs), and National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

PEAKS  
Alaska's new state assessment will be given this year starting March 28th.  Students in grades 3-10 will take an assessment in both English Language Arts and Math.  Students in grades 4, 8, and 10 will also take an assessment in Science.
 
From March 28th and April 7th our schools will be focused on this test.  You can help by making sure that all children get to bed early and are ready to show what they know on this test!
 
The test will take between 1 and 2.5 hours.  Tests for older students will take longer.  Students will get breaks and have snacks provided.
 
For more information about the PEAKS assessment or the Alaska Science Assessment, you can visit the state's webpage here


NWEA

NWEA Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) 

Growth Charts and Tips & Guides for grade levels Pre-K to 12th. Great resource!

Parent Resources (website)

NWEA's website provides an interactive set of resources and parent tips arranged by grade level.
 
MAP RIT Charts
RIT Charts show examples of the work students may be able do at various points along the NWEA RIT scale.

MAP for Primary Grades
 
MAP for Grades 3-10
MAP Normative Data (2015): These charts shows typical scores by grade level for students from across the United States.
 
Resource for connecting RIT Scores to math activities
These two documents are posted with permission of the author.
The documents are offered as supplemental activities for students to use at home. NWABSD is not affiliated with either of these external websites.

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