• Freeport School District teachers use a balanced assessment approach to inform teaching and measure student academic progress. 
     
    State Assessments:
     
    ACCESS
    Assessment for English Language Learners.
     
    PARCC 
    Assessment provides indicators of student needs and progress in the area of ELA and Math.
     
    SAT
    Standardized test used for college admissions and to assess a student's readiness for college. 
     
    DLM-AA
    Alternative assessment for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
     
    Illinois Science Assessment (ISA)
    Assessment based on the Illinois Learning Standards in science incorporating the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
     
    Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS)
    Survey used to identify gaps in school readiness and provide information to drive more effective classroom isntruction.
      
    District Assessments:
     
    MAP Screener ELA/Math
    Assessment provides baseline information for our youngest students.
     
    MPG ELA/Math
    Adaptive assessment that gauges achievement and tracks growth over time.
     
    Fountas and Pinnell (F&P)
    Benchmark assessment system provides a framework for evaluating student reading ability and aligning instruction with the continuum of literacy.
     
    BEAR Spelling Inventory
    Inventory to assess student's word knowledge.