Assessment – NWEA

SMCS implemented the NWEA Common Core, formative assessments for all students, Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. Benefits of these assessments are:

  • track academic progress in fall, winter and spring
  • inform instructional decisions regarding academic program to optimize student success
  • predict student performance in grades 3-6 on the PARCC tests
  • inform parents of individual student progress, strengths and weaknesses

The following NWEA publications are provided to assist parents in understanding NWEA assessment results:

General Information:

English Version  ParentToolkit_0

Spanish Version Parent-Toolkit-Spanish_Final_0

How does a “RIT” score relate to my student’s expected grade level performance?  NWEA 2015 RIT SCORES TABLE