High School Assessment

 High School Assessments

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The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a consortium of 18 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands working together to develop a common set of K-12 assessments in English and math anchored in what it takes to be ready for college and careers. These new K-12 assessments will build a pathway to college and career readiness by the end of high school, mark students’ progress toward this goal from 3rd grade up, and provide teachers with timely information to inform instruction and provide student support. The PARCC assessments will be ready for states to administer during the 2014-15 school year. 


The Maryland High School Assessments (HSA) are tests that measure school and individual student progress toward Maryland’s High School Core Learning Goals. Passing the HSA is a graduation requirement beginning with the graduating class of 2009. 


The Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI) is a reading comprehension test for grades 1-12 that assesses students' reading levels and helps teachers adjust instruction according to students' needs, track students' reading growth over time, and match readers to text.

AP Testing

Advanced Placement (AP) gives a student the chance to try college-level work in high school, and to gain valuable skills and study habits for college. If a student gets a "qualifying" grade on the AP Exam, there are thousands of colleges worldwide that will give credit or advanced placement for his/her efforts.


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