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Assessment 2019-20 and Placement

 

Assessment 2018-19

 

Greetings Sea Dragon Families,

 

Placement assessments for the 2018-19 school year have taken place. For upcoming information about the 2019-20 placement assessments, please review the information below. Some dates are yet to be confirmed, so please continue to monitor this page as the school year progresses.

For more information regarding the upcoming assessments, please preview the information listed below and use the following links…

 

AJHS Assessments

https://ajhs-pajaro-ca.schoolloop.com/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1431675695138

CAASPP-

https://pps-pajaro-ca.schoolloop.com/caaspp

NWEA-MAP

https://www.nwea.org/

 

Middle School Mathematics Pathways 

 

 

2019-20 Math Placement/Assessments for current Math 1 students

 

Evidence:  To qualify for placement into Math 2 as a 9th grade student at Aptos High School; one must earn a C or higher in current Math 1 class during the 2018-19 school year. All math 1 students will still be required to take the following assessments...

 

  • District Math 1 End-of-Year Assessment
  • NWEA MAP Spring Assessment
  • 2018-19 (CAASPP) Mathematics Assessment 

 

Date: Administered in Math 1 Class May 1st to June 7th

* Students currently enrolled in Math 8 must meet 2 of the 3 following criteria to challenge the Math 1 End-of-Year Assessment

 

  • They must score a 90% or above on the Math 8 End-of-Year Assessment.
  • NWEA MAP Spring score is above the 90th normative percentile for grade 8
  • 8th grade CAASPP Mathematics score of Standard Exceeded

 

Location: AJHS Gymnasium

 

2019-20 Math Placement for current Math 8 students

 

Evidence: All 8th grade students currently enrolled in Math 8 will be automatically enrolled in Math 1 during their 9th grade year (2017-18) at Aptos High School. All Math 8 students will still be required to take the following assessments

 

  • District grade 8 End-of-Year Assessment
  • NWEA MAP Spring Assessment
  • 2018-19 (CAASPP)

 

 

2019-20 Placement into Math 1 for current 7th grade students at AJHS (end of 2018-19)

 

Purpose: to challenge grade 8 students who demonstrate the ability to acquire mathematical understanding at an accelerated pace.


Evidence: Students achievement data must meet 2 out of the 3 data points listed here

  • Student scores Advanced on the district Grade 7 Accelerated End-of-Year Assessment
  • 7th grade CAASPP Mathematics Score of Standard Exceeded
  • NWEA MAP Spring Score is above the 90th normative percentile for grade 7

 

*At the end of the school year, a student in Math 7 May challenge placement by taking the Grade 7 Accelerated End-of the Year Assessment. A student can qualify to challenge by meeting 2 of the 3 data points listed here

  • Scoring Advanced on the district Grade 7 End-of-Year Assessment
  • 7th grade CAASPP Mathematics Score of Standard Exceeded
  • NWEA MAP Spring Score is above the 90th normative percentile for grade 7

 

 

2019-20 Placement into Math Accelerated 7 Class for all current 6th grade students enrolled in PVUSD Feeder Schools

 

Evidence: Student achievement data must meet 2 of the 3 data points listed here

  • Student scores Advanced on the district Grade 6 End-of-Year Assessment
  • 6th grade CAASPP Mathematics score of Standard Exceeded
  • NWEA MAP Spring score is above the 90th normative percentile for grade 6

 

Date: TBD

Location: Current schools attended with PVUSD

 

 

 

2019-20 Accelerated Core Placement Assessment

To qualify to register for Accelerated Core ELA/SS as a 7th grader during the 2019-20 school year at AJHS.

 

Test: Accelerated Core Placement Assessment

Date: TBD

Date: TBD

Location:  AJHS Gym

 

The exam will take approximately 1hr.

 

Due to a number of constraints, these are the only dates available for this assessment. There will be no other assessment times scheduled. 

The results of this exam, along with other criteria, will be used to place students into the Accelerated 7th Grade Language Arts Core. Please be sure to bring two pencils. 

 

Feeder School Placement Criteria/Evidence

  • 6th grade teacher recommendation
  • Reading above grade level (STARR)
  • CAASPP data from 5th grade
  • NWEA MAP Spring Scores is above the 90th normative percentile
  • Writing Placement Test