Washington Township

Public Schools | Sewell, NJ

State Testing Information 2015-2016

Thank you for visiting WTPS's State Testing Information Site.  The purpose of this page is to provide all staff, students, parents, and community members with accurate information as it relates to State Testing.
 

District Testing Expectations

It is the Washington Township Public School’s expectation that all students in grades 3-11 will participate in state testing this year. The benefits of taking the state standardized tests are as follows:
 

 

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Testing time has been reduced by at least 50%

 

  PARCC Improvements (Reduced Testing Time)

Diagnostic assessment results help drive instruction

 

 PARCC Results User Guide for Parents

Meets one of the state requirement options for graduation and does not require parents/guardian to pay a testing fee as other testing options do

 

 Updated State Graduation Requirements

Exposes students to online assessments to prepare them for college and vocational training beyond high school

 

Provides students with a blended-learning and assessment environment aligned with the current movement in education

 

 

 


 

  

If you are considering refusing the State Assessment, please contact your child's building principal.  This must be done prior to March 15th in order for the district to complete appropriate procedures as it relates to the refusal process.  We appreciate your assistance in ensuring our compliance.

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