Assessment & Accountability

Department Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the administration and analysis of all required federal, state and district assessments. This includes the following:
    • National Assessment of Educational Progress - NAEP
    • Measurement of Student Progress - MSP Grades 3-8;
    • High School Proficiency Exam - HSPE Grades 10-12
    • Academic and Cognitive Abilities Test for the Highly Capable Program
    • Peninsula School District Reading Portfolio Assessment and Basic Reading Inventory
    • Math and Reading Placement tests for transition years
  • Coordinate staff development opportunities in the area of assessment.
  • Monitor federal accountability requirements of the “No Child Left Behind” act.
  • Assist staff, students and parents in effectively using assessment data to set goals, inform instruction, and monitor student academic progress.