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Washington Test Guide for Parents
As families around Washington state receive their child's test score report, we have a tremendous new online tool to help you interpret that report. Often, a score report can raise more questions than answers, but we think the Washington Test Guide  will help provide you the information you need to help your child in school. 

Watch the video here.

Smarter Balanced Practice Tests
   Take a Smarter Balanced Practice Test here! 
Take A Common Core Quiz!

Take A Common Core Math Quiz!

As the CCSS are being implemented in most states and the District, new aligned tests are being designed for students to start taking next year. Right now millions of students are taking field tests on these exams, and by many accounts, the questions are a lot more difficult than those on previous standardized tests. How much more difficult? Try and take this quick Math Quiz and find out.

Parent Resources
  • Take a Smarter Balanced Assessment Practice Test here

  • How does the Smarter Balanced Assessment fit?  Click here for a visual representation.

  • Washington State Guide for Parents gives you powerful ways to help your child succeed.  Click here for more information!

  • Learn More About My Childs Score Report here!

  • Information for families about state assessments, scoring and reporting, parent information packets and procedures and guidelines for requesting to view their child’s test can be found on the WCAP Portal through the Students & Families Card in the General Information section...here!

  • Information to help families understand learning standards and assessments in our state are also available on the OSPI website...here!

  • Information for parents on requesting to view their child’s test can also be found... here!

  • Sample score reports are available... here!

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Inquiries regarding compliance procedures regarding students may be directed to Don Iverson, Director of Student Services, the school district’s Title IX Coordinator or Denise Freund, Director of Special Programs, the school district’s Section 504 Coordinator, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 (360) 501-1900.