Assessments

State Assessments

Statewide Summative Assessment (PEAKS) (Grades 3-10)
PEAKS is an assessment that measures students’ progress in math, English language arts, and science. Students in grades 3 – 9 are given the math and English language arts assessment. Students in grades 4, 8, and 10 are given the science assessment. PEAKS is administered in April. Your Connections Advisor will contact you to schedule the PEAKS assessment. https://education.alaska.gov/assessments

Developmental Profile (DP) (Grades K-1*)
The Developmental Profile is used to identify, record and summarize the skills and behaviors demonstrated by kindergarten students at the start of the school year. (The DP is also given to 1st graders who are “new to our district”). Your Connections Advisor will contact you to make an appointment for the Developmental Profile.
https://education.alaska.gov/assessments/developmental

District Assessments

Aimsweb (Grades K-5)
Aimsweb is a brief assessment used to screen for reading and math skills. The assessment is given three times a year – Fall, Winter, Spring (Sept, Jan, May). Your Connections Advisor will contact you to make an appointment for Aimsweb screening.
https://www.aimsweb.com/

MAP Growth Assessment (Grades 3-10)
MAP Growth measures what students know and informs what they are ready to learn next. By dynamically adjusting to each student’s responses, MAP Growth creates a personalized assessment experience that accurately measures performance. Timely, easy-to-use reports help teachers teach, students learn, and administrators lead.
https://www.nwea.org/map-growth/

College- and Career-Ready Assessments (CCRA)

Students on a college or career track may want to take one, or more of the tests below. School counselors and teachers will share information with students on the difference between the tests. The following websites provide parent information for each assessment:

Connections Homeschool HIGH SCHOOL CODE is: 020360

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD)
To visit the Districts Assessments Homepage (CLICK HERE)