Testing for 3rd Graders
Because some feel that third graders should not be exposed to the pressures of a full battery of tests, some schools choose to administer only parts of the whole Iowa Assessments Complete test. These children usually take only the Core. (Reading, Written Expression, Math, Vocabulary, Spelling, Capitalization, Punctuation and Computation) If you choose not to give your third grade students the complete battery, that is acceptable. However, it is required that you administer all of the tests for your third graders EXCEPT:
- Social Studies
- Word Analysis
If you have questions, please feel free to call the conference office and speak to Lynal Ingham or Jean Davis (925) 603-5067.