1st Grade Assessments

Data is collected throughout the year and results are shared with parents as needed by the classroom teacher.

ACCESS for ELLS

This test is administered to English learners in order to measure progress toward meeting Minnesota’s standards for English language development. This assessment measures students' social and academic language related to listening, speaking, reading and writing in kindergarten through 12th grade.
  • This test is administered in February-March to kindergarten through 12th grade students identified as English learners.

Concepts of Math (CoM)

This assessment is administered in kindergarten and grade 1 to determine students’ mathematical number sense and math readiness based on required knowledge and skills, interest and learning profiles.
  • This test is administered in the fall for baseline and at the end of each trimester.

Conceptual Place Value (CPV)

This assessment is administered in grades 1 – 3 in order to determine students’ math readiness based on required knowledge and skills, interests and learning profiles.
  • This test is administered at the end of each trimester.

FAST earlyReading

This assessment is part of the Formative Assessment System for Teachers (FAST). The earlyReading assessment is a progress monitoring assessment for screening and monitoring student learning in the early primary grades in reading. This assessment screening tool includes 12 optional tests to analyze skills that span concepts of print, letter sounds/names, phonological awareness, blending/segmenting, decoding sight words, and sentence reading.
  • These tests are administered 4 times during the year. Early Fall, Late Fall, Winter, and Spring.

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