213. ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT PROGRESS - Pg.
213. ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT PROGRESS
The Board recognizes that a system of assessing student achievement can help students, teachers, and parents/guardians to understand and evaluate a student's progress toward educational goals and academic standards.
Assessment shall be the system of measuring and recording student progress and achievement that enables the student, parents/guardians and teachers to determine a student's attainment of established academic standards and to:
SC 1531, 1532
Sec. 4.11, 4.51, 4.52
Pol. 102, 216
The Board directs that the District's instructional program shall include a system of assessing all students' academic progress. The system shall include descriptions of how achievement of academic standards will be measured and how this information will be used to assist students having difficulty meeting required standards.
Students with disabilities shall be included in the District's assessment system, with appropriate accommodations when necessary.
The District's assessment system shall include a variety of assessment strategies which may include:
4. Delegation of Responsibility
The Superintendent or designee shall develop and implement procedures to assess student progress, in accordance with District goals and regulations of the State Board of Education.
At the outset of any course, each student should be informed about the academic standards to be attained.
Each student should be kept informed of personal progress during the units of a course of planned instruction.
Methods of assessment shall be appropriate to the planned instruction and maturity of students.
Assessment strategies should objectively evaluate and reward students for their efforts.
Students should be encouraged to assess their own academic achievements.
All assessment systems shall be subject to continuing review and revision.