Assessments

Local Assessments:

STAR Reading, Math, Early Literacy (Fall, Winter, and Spring; K-12)

https://www.renaissance.com/services/parent-resources/

DIBLES (Fall, Winter, and Spring; K-2)

https://dibels.uoregon.edu/docs/dibelsparentguide.pdf

State Assessments:

WaKIDS  (Fall)

https://www.k12.wa.us/student-success/testing/state-testing-overview/washington-kindergarten-inventory-developing-skills-wakids

ELPA21  (screener is in the Fall, annual testing is in March of current school year)

https://www.k12.wa.us/student-success/testing/state-testing-overview/english-language-proficiency-assessments

  There are 4 domains that students are tested on for the ELPA21: Reading, Writing Listening, and Speaking.  To pass the ELPA 21, students need to receive a 4 or 5 in each domain.  Click on the link below for more detailed scoring ranges.

  https://www.k12.wa.us/sites/default/files/public/elpa21/pubdocs/ELPA21Score%20Range%20by%20Level%20%20Grade.pdf

 

Smarter Balanced  (Yearly in grades 3-12)

https://smarterbalanced.org/our-system/students-and-families/

Timeline for state assessments: https://www.k12.wa.us/student-success/testing/timelines-calendar

  Students need to receive a 3 or 4 in order to pass each assessment.  To see passing scores for every grade, click on the link:

https://www.k12.wa.us/student-success/assessments/state-testing-overview/scores-and-reports/scale-scores-state-assessments