Assessment

Click here to visit the Michigan Department of Education Assessment and Accountability page

Click here  to visit the PTA Parents' Guide to Assessments and Accountability  

2014-15 brought substantial change in state required summative assessments, and in 2015-16 there was even more changes. 2016-17 assessments should remain the same from 2015-16.  For information on particular assessments, click on the following link and choose the assessment you wish to understand:

Early Literacy Grades 1-2

MI-ACCESS 

MME and HS Assessment

PSAT 8/9

PSAT 10

SAT

ACT WorkKeys 

M-STEP

W-APT and WIDA ACCESS for ELs (WIDA)

 

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The Link to Sotlight on Student Assessment and Accountablity:

This newsletter is published weekly from MDE and provides tips and tools for districts and parents to better understand the assessment their students are taking. It provides information on the assessment measurements, impotrant dates, and checklists for proper implementation.  Great for districts and parents to further their knowledge on what is expected of their students.

 

2016.2017 Guide to State Assessments

 

Guidance for Preparing for Online Testing- ELEMENTARY

Guidance for Preparing for Online Testing- SECONDARY 

Technology Skills Students Should Have to Online Test

 

ALL Taylor schools WILL Be SUMMATIVELY Assessed IN 2016 - 2017:

Below is the grade level dates to be tested and the content that is being assessed

Kindegarden - 12th Grade: February 6 - March 24: WIDA for English Learner Students ONLINE

 

Kindegarden, 1st, and 2nd Grade: April 10 - May 26: Early Literacy Assessment ONLINE

 

Kindegarden, 1st, and 2nd Grade: April 10 - May 26: MI-ACCESS ONLINE

- There are still portions of this assessment that are completed on paper and pencil, but dependeing on which version or content area you have will determine how it is assessed.

 

Grade 3, May 1 - May 26: M-STEP English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Assessments ONLINE

- Math Performance Task included

Grade 4,  May 1 - May 26: M-STEP ELA and Mathematics,  and Science Assessments ONLINE

- Math Performance Task included

Grade 5, April 10 - May 5: M-STEP ELA and Mathematics, and Social Studies Assessments ONLINE

- ELA Performance Task and Math Performance Task included

 

Grade 6 and 7, May 2: M-STEP ELA  Day 1 (Part 1) - PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 6 and 7, May 3: M-STEP ELA  Day 2 (Part 2) - PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 6 and 7, May 9: M-STEP Mathematics Day 1 (Parts 1 & 2) - PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 6 and 7, May 10: M-STEP Mathematics Day 2 (Perfromance Task) - PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 7, May 11: M-STEP Science (Parts 1 & 2) - PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 8, April 11: M-STEP ELA  Day 1 (Part 1) - PAPER/PENCIL 

Grade 8, April 12: M-STEP ELA Day 2 (Part 2) - PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 8, April 13: ELA Day 3 (Perfromance Task) - PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 8, APril 18: M-STEP Math Day 1 (Part 1 & 2) - PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 8, April 19: M-STEP Math Day 2 (Performance Task) - PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 8 April 20: M-STEP Social Studies (Parts 1 & 2) - PAPER/PENCIL

 

Grade 9, April 12: PSAT 8/9 ELA and Mathematics PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 10, April 11: PSAT 10 ELA and Mathematics PAPER/PENICL

Grade 11, April 11: SAT ELA with Essay and Mathematics PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 11, April 12: ACT WorkKeys Assessment PAPER/PENCIL

Grade 11, April 10 - May 5: M-STEP Science and Social Studies Assessments ONLINE

 

Please don't hesitate to Email me with any questions you may have!

 

Kari Nagy - Kari.Nagy@taylorschools.net