Standardized Assessments

Students are required to participate in three New York State standardized tests. The New York State English Language Arts Test is given in April to assess skills in reading, writing and listening. The New York State Mathematics Test will be administered in May to assess a variety of mathematical skills including graphing, fractions, computation, and reasoning. In the month of June, New York State testing assesses the students’ science understanding and problem-solving skills. Students are also required to take an Archdiocese Religion test in the months of January and June.

We also use MAP Growth assessments to assess our students educational needs.  This assessment adjusts to each student’s performance.  MAP helps create a personalized assessment experience that accurately measures performance—whether a student performs on, above, or below grade level. The assessments are just one more tool to help guide instruction for our students.

The links below are excellent resources to address any additional questions you may have.

Parent’s Guide to MAP Growth

12 Common Questions Parents ask about the MAP Growth Assessment