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Purpose of Assessment

The purpose of assessment is to gather relevant information about student performance or progress. Teachers can reflect on each student’s level of achievement, as well as on specific inclinations of the group, to customize their teaching plans.

Required Assessments

Assessment Subject Administration Dates Utilization of Results Communication Plan
(Classroom and Schoolwide)
MEA Math March-April annually Assessment data is analyzed and utilized in planning instruction and curriculum offerings. Data is shared with Board of Directors and posted to a public website by MDOE. Student scores are mailed to parents.
Star360 Math 9 times per year Administrators and teachers generate and utilize assessment data. Shared in parent conferences
MEA Literacy March-April annually Assessments data is analyzed and utilized in planning instruction and curriculum offerings. Data is shared with Board of Directors and posted to a public website by MDOE. Student scores are mailed to parents.
MEA Science April-Annually Assessment data is analyzed and utilized in planning instruction and curriculum offerings. Data is shared with Board of Directors and posted to a public website by MDOE. Student scores are mailed to parents.
Star360s Reading 9 times per year Administrators and teachers generate and utilize assessment data. Shared in parent conferences

Parent Notification and Opt-Out

Click below to view the 2020 MEA Parent Notification Letter:

2020 MEA Parent Notification Letter

In compliance with Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA §6214(2)(c), we have provided a Standardized Assessment Opt-Out Form below.

Click Here to Access the Standardized Assessment Opt-Out Form

For more information:

http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_127th/billtexts/HP047101.asp

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

This dashboard analyzes Maine’s plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), specifically its commitment to equity and excellence and its compliance with the law. As required by the U.S. Department of Education and Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), an ESEA report card (ESEA Dashboard) is generated by the Maine Department of Education annually for each school and district, as well as the state. This dashboard ensures transparency of school performance families and community members.

Click Here to Access the ESEA Dashboard

Click Here to Access the 2017-2018 District ESEA Report Card