Assessment

2014-2015 ASSESSMENT CALENDAR
Check with your school for exact testing dates within these test windows

General assessment information

Student success can be defined many ways, and Issaquah students exemplify success in academics, athletics, the arts, community service, leadership, and citizenship. One measure of student and school success is strategic testing of what students know and can do with that knowledge. Student test scores are compared to their earlier scores or to the scores of a similar group. Teachers and administrators use in-depth analysis of the results to bolster school instruction and plan staff training. Those plans are folded into each school’s annual Continuous Improvement Plan.

District testing schedules are available at the link above. Be especially careful when scheduling activities, events, or trips during the test windows for state required tests and AP/IB tests in May. Check with your school for exact testing dates within these test windows.

Annual school report cards

The Issaquah School District provides annual report cards for each school, including valuable information about school programs. To find your school's report card, click on "Annual School Reports" tab on the Schools page.

The OSPI Education Profile (state report card) available through the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, is a tool for researching and evaluating education data, such as test scores and demographic information. At this website, you may search for and analyze information based on criteria you select.

Questions?  If you have questions about your child's scores or other related assessment issues, please contact the Office of Assessment's Director Debra Hawkins (837-7076), Assessment Specialist Shelley Frey (837-7105), or Assessment Secretary Patty Miller (837-7007).

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