Assessment

 

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

Click here to visit the PTA Parents' Guide to Student Success  

2014-15 brought substantial change in state required summative assessments and how they were delivered to students.  In the folliowing years, there were even more changes. For information on particular assessments, click on the following link and choose the assessment you wish to understand:

M-STEP

MI-ACCESS 

MME and HS Assessment

PSAT 8/9

PSAT 10

SAT

ACT WorkKeys 

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.

 

2017.2018 Guide to State Assessments PDF Document

 

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 2017 - 2018:

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

Kindergarten - 12th Grade: February 5 - March 23: WIDA for English Learner Students ONLINE

 

Kindergarten - 12th Grade: April 9 - May 25: 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, April 30 - May 25: M-STEP English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Assessments ONLINE

- Math Computer Adaptive Test (~1 hour and 30 minutes)

- ELA Computer Adaptive Test (~ 2 hours)

- ELA Text-Dependent Analysis (Essay) included in ELA Assessment 

 

Grade 4,  April 30 - May 25: M-STEP ELA and Mathematics Assessments ONLINE

- Math Computer Adaptive Test (~1 hour and 30 minutes)

- ELA Computer Adaptive Test (~ 2 hours)

- ELA Text-Dependent Analysis (Essay) included in ELA Assessment

 

Grade 5, April 9 - May 4: M-STEP ELA, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies Assessments ONLINE

- Math Computer Adaptive Test (~1 hour and 30 minutes)

- ELA Computer Adaptive Test (~ 2 hours)

- ELA Text-Dependent Analysis (Essay) included in ELA Assessment

- Science Field Test (~ 45 minutes)

- Social Studies Test (2 parts, each taking ~ 30 minutes)

 

Grade 6 and 7, May April 30 - May 25: M-STEP ELA and Mathematics Assessments ONLINE

- Math Computer Adaptive Test (~2 hours)

- ELA Computer Adaptive Test (~ 2 hours)

- ELA Text-Dependent Analysis (Essay) included in ELA Assessment

 

Grade 8, April 9 - May 4: M-STEP ELA , Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies Assessments ONLINE

- Math Computer Adaptive Test (~2 hours)

- ELA Computer Adaptive Assessment (~ 2 hours)

- ELA Text-Dependent Analysis (Essay) included in ELA Assessment

- Science Field Test (~ 45 minutes)

- Social Studies (2 parts, each taking ~ 30 minutes)

 

 

Grade 9, April 11: PSAT 8/9 ELA and Mathematics PAPER/PENCIL

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

Grade 11, April 10: SAT ELA with Essay and Mathematics PAPER/PENCIL

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

Grade 11, April 9 - May 4: M-STEP Science and Social Studies Assessments ONLINE

- Science Field Test (~ 45 minutes)

- Social Studies Test (~30minutes)

 

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

 

Kari Nagy - Kari.Nagy@taylorschools.net