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Current Assessments

Currently, CWCS requires the following assessments to help support the students’ learning by using data to accurately determine students’ needs. For more information about any of these assessments, please click the corresponding links to the left.

If you have any questions regarding Assessments, please feel free to contact our Curriculum and Assessment Director, Shoni Johnson, at sjohnson@cwcharter.org or at 800.808.9895 x 252. 

Grade

Required Assessment

Timeframe

Comments

TK (ages 5 and up)-1st 
*Suspended due to COVID19

WRAT

Pre and Post

Measures the basic academic skills of reading, spelling and maths computation

2-11th

AIMSweb Baseline

Optional per ES / Admin / Parent request      

Measures the basic academic skills of reading fluency, comprehension and maths computation

K-12th

(Refer to policy for participant information)

iReady Diagnostic Initial

Completed within first two (2) weeks of school  (*Dates are approximate)

*Refer to RtI Policy

 

Criterion Referenced Assessment Measures student’s progress and mastery in grade level standards.

K-12th

(Refer to policy for participant information)

iReady Diagnostic Winter Benchmark

Completed first two (2) weeks in December  (*Dates are approximate)

*Refer to RtI Policy

 

Criterion Referenced Assessment Measures student’s progress and mastery in grade level standards.

K-12th

(Refer to policy for participant information)

iReady Diagnostic End of the Year Benchmark Completed first two (2) weeks in May (*Dates are approximate)

*Refer to RtI Policy

 

Criterion Referenced Assessment Measures student’s progress and mastery in grade level standards.

2-11th

Scantron (or other school designated assessment)

Optional per ES / Admin / Parent request      

Measures student’s progress and mastery in grade level standards.

6-12th

MDTP

(Math Placement) 

As required in spring

Due to COVID-19, this assessment may be required in fall; to be completed within the first 30 days of school

See Math Placement Policy

3-8 & 11th

CAASPP (CA Math & ELA Testing)

As required in spring

As required by State of California

5, 8 & 11-12th

CAST (CA Science Test)

As required in spring

As required by State of California

5,7 & 9th

PFT (Physical Fitness Test)

As required in spring

As required by State of California

TK-12 English Learner Students Only

ELPAC (English Language Proficiency Assessments for California)

As required by law; See EL/ELPAC  Policy

As required by State of California