Assessments offered at Garretson School District
SBA and the SDSA: Smarter Balanced Assessment - Trying to measure student learning in English Language Arts and Math; South Dakota Science Assessment. Approximately 45-240 minutes.
MSAA: Alternative assessment, grades 3-8 &11, content areas: Math and Reading, testing times vary.
SDSA-Alt: Alternative Assessment, grades 5, 8 &11, content area: Science, testing times vary.
WIDA-Screener: Identifies/qualifies students for EL services, Grades 1st-12th, content areas: Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking, approximately 70 minutes
ACCESS: Administered to EL students, grades 1st-12th, content areas: Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking, approximately 170 minutes
NAEP: Grades 4th & 8th, content areas: Math and Reading, approximately 120 minutes
Results are all sent via Mail.