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 Grade 9 Students - Central and Alternate Campus

 

Tuesday, March 3

Wednesday, March 4

Thursday, March 5

Grade 9

8:20 – 11:20
Explore Assessment

8:20 – 12:50
PARCC Testing

7:20 - Report to 1st Period

8:20 – 11:15

PARCC Testing

Algebra 1, Honors Algebra 1, Algebra 1 Instructional, Algebra 1 Fundamentals, Algebra 1 BL Students ONLY

Regular Classes Resume After Testing

 

All other students will follow their normal schedule

 

Explore Assessemnt

The EXPLORE assessment consists of four standardized assessments:  English, Mathematics, Reading and Science Reasoning. 

English: 40 Items/30 Minutes
Mathematics: 30 Items/30 minutes
Reading: 30 Items/ 30 Minutes
Science: 28 Items/30 Minutes

Why take the EXPLORE test?

Used as a high school measure of College and Career Readiness Skills.

Compares a students’ educational progress from October of their 8th grade year to April of their 9th grade year.

Provides students preparation for the ACT assessment.

For Additional Information on PARCC Testing please contact:
Mary Balsie - mbaslie@jths.org


 

PARCC Testing

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is the new state assessment and accountability measure for Illinois students enrolled in a public school district. PARCC assesses the New Illinois Learning Standards Incorporating the Common Core and will be administered to students in English Language Arts and mathematics.

PARCC assessments in English Language Arts and mathematics will be administered to all students at the high school level in grade 9.  Students enrolled in English 1, Honors English 1, Instructional English 1, ESL 1, ESL 2 Students will be assessed in English Language Arts.  Students enrolled in Algebra 1, Honors Algebra 1, Algebra 1 Instructional, Algebra 1 Fundamentals, Algebra 1 BL will be assessed in Mathematics.

PARCC testing is administered two times during the school year.  The Performance Based Assessment will take place in March and the End of Year testing will take place in May.

 

For Additional Information on PARCC Testing please contact:
Mary Balsie - mbaslie@jths.org

 
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