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Joliet Township High School Assessment Program

Joliet Township offers a comprehensive assessment program to meet State and Federal guidelines, measure student achievement and prepare all students for college and careers.  The components of the Joliet Township High School Assessment Program are described below.

PSAT/NMSQT

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A co-sponsored exam by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation

Propels students toward college and career readiness

Serves as an entry point to nearly $180 million in scholarship dollars

Vertically aligned to the SAT, allowing educators to measure student progress

Optional exam for grades 10 and 11

Reading

Writing and Language

Math

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 CollegeBoard site Please contact your student's counselor for more information.

 

SAT

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The State of Illinois high school accountability exam for grade 11 students

An accepted college entrance exam

Measure of college and career readiness skills

Reading

Writing and Language

Math

Essay

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

CollegeBoard site

Khan Academy for the SAT

Please contact Dianne McDonald dmcdonald@jths.org for more information

 

ACT

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An accepted college entrance exam

Measure of college and career readiness skills

Given to grade 11 students

 

English

Math

Reading

Science

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

ACT

Please contact Dianne McDonald dmcdonald@jths.org for more information

 

PLAN

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Measure of college and career readiness skills

Vertically aligned to the ACT

Indicator for success on the ACT

Given to grade 10 students

 

English

Math

Reading

Science

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

PLAN

Please contact Dianne McDonald dmcdonald@jths.org for more information

 

EXPLORE

Overview Skills Tested Test Date Resources Contact for further information

Measure of college and career readiness skills

Vertically aligned to the ACT

Indicator for success on the ACT

Given to grade 9 students

 

English

Math

Reading

Science

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

EXPLORE

Please contact Dianne McDonald dmcdonald@jths.org for more information

 

Illinois Science Test

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The State of Illinois science assessment based upon federal testing requirements

Given to students enrolled in Biology

 

Science Practices

Life Science

Engineering Practices

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Next Generation Science Standards

Please contact Dianne McDonald dmcdonald@jths.org for more information
 
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