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At North Lake School we use a Strategic Assessment System which includes formative, interim and summative assessments. This includes:

  • State standardized test (Forward Exam) for Grades 3-8
  • Assessment of Reading Readiness for 4K through 2nd
  • Pre-ACT for Grade 8
  • Access for English Language Learners (ELL)
  • Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM)
  • I-Ready Diagnostic Assessment (grades 1-8)
  • IXL diagnostic assessment (grades 5-8)
  • Fall/Spring Writing Assessment (grades K-8)
  • Unit, chapter tests and quizzes in all content areas
  • Portfolios, projects
  • Additional literacy assessments: running records, sight words, spelling, vocabulary
  • Ongoing observation