Please note that the district is receiving updates from the state on a continual basis. As those updates are shared, we will do our best to pass them along in a timely manner
New PARCC Practice Tests for Georgia Milestones:
You can review some the recently released PARCC test items that will allow parents an understanding of the types of items that their student could experience while taking our new Georgia Milestones. PARCC has released both end of year and performance based assessments for each grade level for ELA and Math. Please note that you will find both a paper/pencil and a computer-based version of each test. Using this and other resources, please work with your student to understand the rigor and format that will be encountered when taking the Georgia Milestones. Click here http://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/ to access released PARCC practice tests
Video/Parent Brochure on Georgia Milestones (Open in Chrome or Firefox)
Click here for a video on the new assessment-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgtvKTbBP8E a new assessment program being implemented this Spring.The Georgia Milestones Assessment System (Georgia Milestones) is a comprehensive summative assessment program spanning grades 3 through high school. Georgia Milestones measures how well students have learned the knowledge and skills outlined in the state-adopted content standards in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Click here for Parent Brochure
Keyboarding Skills Essential to Successful Online Assessments
Effective keyboarding will be essential to online assessments that your student will be taking in the future. Typing Websites to practice for Milestones
Georgia Milestones Presentation from Georgia Department of Education
Information from the National PTA regarding new standardized tests in Georgia. Please click here to view the Georgia Milestones presentation and PTA Handout
This is another practice site that your student can use to practice how to test online as well as how the Georgia Milestones may be worded.
.Milestones Study Guide Resources for EOG assessments – intended to be a resource for parents and students, but could be a useful tool for teachers as they help students anticipate what types of questions they will encounter.
GA Milestones online testing experience including test practice