Smarter Balanced Assessment

Smarter Balanced Assessment

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  • An assessment in English language arts and math that aligns to the Common Core standards taught in classrooms today.
  • Hello, What is the Smarter Balanced Assessment?
  • It will help parents, students, and teachers know whether students are on track to graduate high school, are ready for college and the workplace.
  • Why is this important?
  • The assessment is administered online and it adapts to each student’s ability.
  • How is this assessment different from previous assessments?
  • It is administered as an end-of-year assessment but can also be used to check student progress throughout the year. This helps teachers plan and improve instruction.
  • You can take an assessment practice test here:
  • What does the assessment look like?
  • Provide your child with a good night rest and healthy breakfast before the test. Encourage your children to do their best. And remember: NO NEED to stress! It won't impact their grades in school.
  • How can parents help?
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