Selected 4th and 8th Grade Students to take the NAEP Assessment
Every few years Lewistown students are selected to participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). This year is one of those years.
Many Highland Park Elementary fourth graders and Lewistown Junior High eighth graders have selected to participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) on February 21, 2017. Not all fourth and eighth grade students were selected for the test. Letters are scheduled to be sent home to parents of our selected students on Friday, February 3rd, a copy of which can be found in both the Highland Park and the Junior High Digital Backpacks.
NAEP is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what students know and can do in various subjects. It is administered by the National Center for Education Statistics, within the U.S. Department of Education. NAEP is different from our state assessment because it provides a common measure of student achievement across the country. The results are released as The Nation's Report Card, which provides information about student achievement to educators, parents, policymakers, and the public.
The assessment takes about...