• 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