Assessments

  • District 103 uses local assessments as a means of monitoring the curriculum and the competencies of all students in grades kindergarten through eight. Students needing remediation or reinforcement of skill areas, as identified by testing and follow-up diagnosis, may receive special instruction to alleviate deficiencies.

National Tests

  • Measures of Academic Progress

    Measures of Academic Progress

    In the fall, District 103 students in grades three through eight take the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) tests for reading and math. In the spring, grade two students take MAP for reading and math. In addition, specific students in grades 3–8 also take the MAP tests in the winter. Our students rank significantly above the national norms on these standardized achievement tests. For more about the test, please click on the title, Measures of Academic Progress.

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  • Cognitive Abilities Test

    Cognitive Abilities Test

    The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) assesses students' abilities in reasoning and problem solving using verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal (spatial) symbols. To learn more about its testing cycle, please click on the Cognitive Abilities Test title.

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State Tests

  • Illinois Assessment of Readiness

    Illinois Assessment of Readiness

    Annually, students at Half Day School and Daniel Wright Junior High take federally required assessments in the spring. These assessments help us understand how our students are growing academically compared to their peers across the state. Please click on the Assessment Schedule title for details on the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) test.

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  • Kindergarten Readiness Survey

    Kindergarten Readiness Survey

    In the fall, Sprague kindergarten teachers will implement the state-mandated Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS). To learn more about the test, please click on the Kindergarten Readiness Survey title.

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  • ACCESS

    ACCESS

    The ACCESS test (Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State) for English Language Learners is a standards-based, criterion referenced English proficiency test. To learn more about this test, please click on the ACCESS title.

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  • Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment

    Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment

    The Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) project is guided by the core belief that all students should have access to challenging grade-level content. To learn more about this test, please click on the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment title.

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