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Wanaque School District

Shaping the Future...One Student at a Time

September 30, 2016

 

Dear Parents/Guardians;

As required by the New Jersey Department of Education, the Wanaque Public School District will be administering the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) for the third time in the spring of 2017.  The students will again be accessing the test via computers.  Please note the following information in regards to testing dates, duration, and preparation:

Assessment Subject Area

Administration Window Date/Time

Grades

Results Available

PARCC ELA 3

Practice Tests available at:

https://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/english

 

March 27, 2017-May 19, 2017

Testing Time: *

Unit 1     90 minutes

Unit 2     75 minutes

Unit 3     90 minutes

 

Language Arts Grade 3

September, 2017

PARCC Math 3, 4 & 5

Practice Tests available at:

https://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/math

 

 

March 27, 2017-May 19, 2017

Testing Time: *

Unit 1     60 minutes

Unit 2     60 minutes

Unit 3     60 minutes

Unit 4     60 minutes

 

Mathematics

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

September, 2017

PARCC ELA 4 & 5

Practice Tests available at:

https://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/english

 

March 27, 2017-May 19, 2017

Testing Time:*

Unit 1     90 minutes

Unit 2     90 minutes

Unit 3     90 minutes

Language Arts

Grade 4

Grade 5

September, 2017

 

PARCC ELA 6, 7 & 8

Practice Tests available at:

https://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/english

March 27, 2017-May 19, 2017

Testing Time:*

Unit 1     110 minutes

Unit 2     110 minutes

Unit 3     90 minutes

Language Arts

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

September, 2017

 

PARCC Math 6,7 & 8

Practice Tests available at:

https://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/math

March 27, 2017-May 19, 2017

Testing Time:*

Unit 1     80 minutes

Unit 2     80 minutes

Unit 3     80 minutes

Math

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

September, 2017

Algebra 1

Practice Tests available at:

https://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/math

 

March 27, 2017-May 19, 2017

Testing Time:*

Unit 1     90 minutes

Unit 2     90 minutes

Unit 3     90 minutes

 

Math, Algebra 1

Grade 8

September, 2017

 

*If a student is permitted extra time or any other accommodations by their IEP, parent/guardians should contact their child’s case manager for additional details on accommodations and accessibility.

In addition to the PARCC, the District will be administering the NJASK Science Test in Grades 4 and 5 and the CogAT (Cognitive Ability Test) to grades 2 and 5.  The NJASK test is a state required test, while the CogAT is a locally required assessment.  Please note the following information about these assessments:

Assessment

Administration

Dates/Times

Grades

Results Available

NJASK Science 4

May 31, 2017

Make-up date:

June 7, 2017

 

60 minutes*

 

Grade 4

September, 2017

NJASK Science 8

May 31, 2017

Make-up date:

June 7, 2017

 

120 minutes*

Grade 8

September, 2017

CogAT 2

May 22, 2017-May 26, 2017

Session 1     45 minutes**

Session 2     40 minutes**

Session 3     45 minutes**

 

Grade 2

September, 2017

CogAT 5

May 22, 2017-May 26, 2017

Session 1     51 minutes**

Session 2     48 minutes**

Session 3     46 minutes**

 

Grade 5

September, 2017

 

*If a student is permitted extra time or any other accommodations by their IEP, parent/guardians should contact their child’s case manager for additional details on accommodations and accessibility.

**  If a student is permitted extra time or any other accommodations by their IEP, they will not be taking the CogAT.

You are invited to join us for a District Overview Presentation of the latest PARCC scores at the next Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the Haskell School Gym.

Thank you,

 .

Lynda G. D’Angiolillo

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Haskell School

973 Ringwood Avenue

Haskell, New Jersey 07420

973-835-8200 ext. 1524

 

Vanessa Coronado, Secretary to the Director

973-835-8200 ext. 1524 

 
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