• Standardized Testing FAQ's

    • What standardized tests will my child take this year - and when?

     

    • What do scores mean and how are they used?

     

    • When do parents get results? Do this year’s teachers get the scores? Will next year’s teachers get the scores?

     

    • Do scores on standardized tests affect the classes my child will be placed in next year? In what way?  What choices are there regarding placement?

     

    • How are scores related to my child’s achievement in terms of academic standards? How do results affect teaching and learning?

     

    • If students test below grade level, can they re-take the test? When? Is this automatically  done or does this need to be requested?

     

    • If my child will be re-tested, how can i help him or her get additional (and different) instruction to improve skills?

     

    • What about the new high school exit exam - when will this standardized test start and how will my child be prepared to pass it?