Hancock Public School uses the following assessment tools to ensure that its students are learning, and to provide direction for its curriculum development:

  1. Measures of Academic Progress (MAPS Test)

                 Grades K-11

  1. FAST (Formative Assessment System for Teachers)

                Grades K-6

  1. The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments-Series III  (MCA-III)
  2. Reading                                          Grades 3-8 & 10
  3. Math                                               Grades 3-8 & 11
  4. Science                                            Grades 5, 8, & 10
  5. IXL Math
  6. Grades K-6

Other components of the assessment program include:

  1. PSAT
  2. ACT
  3. ASVAB
  4. Accuplacer
  5. Performance Assessments
  6. Various classroom assessment tools               

Test results can be used in a variety of ways throughout the school year.  Some of these include:

  1. Accountability.                                                     
  2. Assess curriculum effectiveness.
  3. Improve instruction.
  4. Measure student achievement.
  5. Indicators for student placement and student need.
  6. Indicators for more specific testing.
  7. College and career readiness indicators.
  8.  Principal and teacher evaluation.

 

2022-23 Fall NWEA Testing Calendar for Grades K-6

2022-23 Fall NWEA Testing Calendar for Grades 7-11

2022-23 Fastbridge Testing Schedule Fall – September 7th-8th for Pre-K-6th (open up to September 20th)
Will take 5-15 minutes and results will be given at Fall conferences

2022-23 ASVAB Testing Schedule Fall – Wed – 11th graders – It is from 8:30 to about 11:30.  Results will be given at P/T Conferences

2022-23 ACT – Fall – October 18th – 12th grade – Will take 5 hours and results will be given 6-8 weeks after test

2022-23 ACT – Spring – April 4th – 11th grade – Will take 5 hours and results will be given 6-8 weeks after test

2022-23 – PSAT – Fall – October 12th –  11-12th grade

 

2021-2022 Winter/Spring Testing Schedule

2022 Winter Testing Schedule

2022 April MCA Testing Schedule

2022 Spring NWEA Testing Schedule

2022 May MCA/NWEA Testing – FINAL