The Franklin Public Schools assessment system operates on three interconnected levels:
- Large scale standardized tests that include state and federal accountability testing.
- District level assessments to measure student growth and learning.
- Classroom level assessments for grading and formative purposes.
- Assessment results are regularly analyzed for specific purposes that range from program evaluation to individual student performance, growth, and programming eligibility.
Federal & State Accountability Testing
The Franklin Public School District administer the following assessments for the purpose of state and federal accountability:
- Wisconsin Forward Exam in the following grade levels:
- English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics in grades 3-8
- Science in grades 4 and 8
- Social Studies in grades 4, 8 and 10
- Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) in grades 3-11 in ELA and Mathematics, and in grades 4 and 8 -11 in Science.
- ACT Aspire in grades 9 and 10.
- The ACT Plus Writing in grade 11 for Reading, English, Mathematics, Science, and Writing.
- ACT WorkKeys in grade 11.
- ACCESS for ELLS (varies).
- Phonological Awareness Literacy Screener (PALS) in grades K-2.
District Level Assessments
The Franklin Public School District administers the following assessments to measure continuous growth and learning:
- The MAP test in
- Math in grades K-8
- Reading in grades 2-8
- The CogAT in grade 3
- ACT Aspire Interim in grades 7, 8 & 9
- Pre-ACT in grade 10.
The Franklin Public School District values assessments for learning at the individual classroom level. For more information on individual classroom assessments, please click HERE.