Assessment

Office of Instructional Services
District Assessment

Howell Public Schools assesses student achievement and needs in designated subject areas to determine the progress of students and to assist them in attaining District goals.

The following documents are designed to guide and communicate to its stakeholders the district assessments.

 2017-2018 HPS Assessment Calendar 

District Assessments for Universal Screening and Progress Monitoring 

These and other assessments are used for periodic bench marking with At-Risk, Title I and students with disabilities to show incremental progress.

 - DIBELS (Reading fluency) Grades K-2
 - Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Testing K-10
 - F.A.S.T. (Reading fluency) Grades K-5
 - Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI) (Reading) Grades 3-11
 - Scholastic Math Inventory (SMI) Grades 3-5 for select students 



District K-12 Common Assessments

All schools administer district common assessments in English, math, science and social studies.  These are given on either a quarterly or semester basis depending on the subject and grade level.  Common Assessments are given within a two week testing window at the end of the quarter/semester and may be used for a grade at the teacher's discretion.  Parents may learn more about their child's specific assessments by speaking to their child's teacher(s).

 

State Assessments

HPS staff strictly follow the MDE Assessment Integrity Guideline as protocols for administering all state assessments, which include:

M-STEP (Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress) (for grades 3-8 and 11)

M-STEP MI-Access 

WIDA (World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment for Michigan) 

 MDE Assessment Integrity Guidelines 

 MDE Three Year Testing Schedule (WIDA, M-STEP, MME, SAT, PSAT, ACT WorkKeys 2016-2019 

   


Contact Executive Director of Instructional Services 
liue@howellschools.com 
or Cathy Krakowiak, Secretary krakowic@howellschools.com 



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