Standardized Testing at Hamilton

K-2 Yearly Testing

1) NWEA MAP tests in Reading and Math (online). Test given three times a year.

2) Leveled reading (Fontas and Pinnell) — assesses student’s reading level three times per school year.

3) REACH performance tasks (reading and math). Test given twice a year to assess student growth. This test is required by state law.

4) Access test (only given to English Language Learners).

Grades 3-8 Yearly Testing

1) NWEA MAP test in Reading and Math (online). Test given three times a year.

2) REACH performance task (content based). Test given twice a year to assesses student growth. This test is required by state law.

3) PARCC Assessment in Reading, Math

4) ISBE Science for Grades 5 and 8

5) Access test (only given to English Language Learners).

Grades K-8  Weekly Arts and Physical Education at Hamilton

1) Arts instruction per week – 225 minutes

2) Physical education per week = 150 minutes

3) Recess per week = 125 minutes