Assessments

Assessments Administered at Pelion Elementary

Pelion Elementary administers a variety of district and state mandated assessments during the school year to measure academic progress. Here is a list of the names of the assessments and the areas that are measured.

 

District Level Testing

 

Response to Intervention (RTI) This is a multi-level prevention system that is implemented to maximize student achievement.

Below is a list and description of each of the assessment used to progress monitor the RTI process.

 

  • Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS Next)

Areas Measured: Reading Fluency, Nonsense Word Fluency and Phoneme Segmentation Fluency

 

  • MAZE

Area Measured: Comprehension

Curriculum-Based Measurement (Easy CMB) (5K and 1st)

Areas Measure: Early Numeracy Skills

 

  • Early Numeracy Probes (Kindergarten and 1st grade Tier 1 students)

Areas Measured: Number Identification, Quantity Discrepancy and Missing Numbers

 

  • V-Math (2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Tier 2 students)

Area Measured: Computation Fluency (Used to progress monitor Tier 1 students in grades 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th)

 

Dominie Reading Assessment (K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th )

Administered 4 times a year

Areas Measured: Oral Reading Fluency and Comprehension

 

District-Wide Writing Assessments (K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th)

Area Measured: Grade-level writing

 

District-Wide Common Assessment for ELA and Math (K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th)

 

mCLASS:CIRCLE (3K, 4K and 5K)

Administered at the beginning of the school year (2015-2016) it will be given at the beginning, middle and end of the school year.

Areas Measured: Letter Recognition, Vocabulary, Phonological Awareness, Book & Print Awareness, Early Writing and Social & Emotional Development

 

MAP (Measures of Academic Performance) Administered to students in grades 2, 3, 4, and 5

Areas Measured:

Math-Operations & Algebraic Thinking, Numbers & Operations, Measurement & Data and Geometry

Reading-Literature, Informational Text, Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

 

State Mandated Assessments

 

South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (SCPASS) Grades 3 and 4

Areas Measured in Areas Measured in 4th grade: Science and Social Studies

Areas Measured in 5th grade: Science and Social Studies

 

ACT Aspire Grades 3, 4 and 5

Areas Measured in 3rd grade: Writing, English, Reading, Math and Science

Areas Measured in 4th grade: Writing, English, Reading, Math and Science

Areas Measured in 5th grade: Writing, English, Reading, Math and Science