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Assessment Information

Assessments given at NS Central Elementary

¡All students that participated in the Kindergarten registration process completed the DIAL 4 Assessment.

÷A global screener for assessing large groups of children quickly and efficiently.

÷DIAL-4 provides standard deviation and percentile cutoff points by chronological age at two-month intervals for total and area scores—Motor, Concepts, Language, Self-Help, and Social Development.

—Acadience Benchmarks for Reading and Math are a set of procedures and measures for assessing the acquisition of early literacy skills, early numeracy, computation, and problem solving skills that function as indicators of the essential skills that every child must master in order to become proficient in reading and mathematics.

¡The measures can be used to quickly and efficiently monitor the development of mathematics skills.

¡Designed for use in identifying children experiencing difficulty in the acquisition of basic mathematics skills, in order to provide support early and prevent the occurrence of later mathematics difficulties.

¡Short fluency measures used to regularly monitor the development of early literacy and early reading skills.

¡for use in identifying children experiencing difficulty in acquisition of basic early literacy skills in order to provide support early and prevent the occurrence of later reading difficulties.

  • Given in grades K-4.

—Will be used to group students in MTSS groups for Reading intervention/enrichment.

— Administered three times per year.