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Adams County Youth Survey

Students in 27J Schools are invited to participate in the 2019 Adams County Student Survey. The survey is voluntary and anonymous, and parents have the opportunity to decline their student’s participation. It will be given to 3rd – 12th grade students in Adams County Districts 12, 14, 27J, Westminster Public Schools, and Mapleton. Students at Eagle Ridge will participate in the survey on one day during the week of October 8th.

The Adams County Student Survey has been administered since 2008 to all students in grades 6-12 in the Adams County school districts, and beginning three years ago grades 3–5 were included. The data from these surveys will help ERA measure the impact of prevention and intervention activities on youth behaviors, often including focus areas identified in school improvement goals.

For more information and to view the 2019 Survey questions, please click here

 

Spring Assessment Information

Colorado is now assessing 9th and 10th-grade students using the PSAT 8/9 and PSAT 10. This will help them prepare for the SAT their junior year, which is not only a state-mandated, national test required for college/university entrance and some scholarship programs, but it is also one of the options to meet the new Colorado graduation requirements beginning with the class of 2021 (see page 8 of our handbook for more information). Once students take the PSAT, they will be able to use online resources with College Board and Khan Academy to get free, personalized help and practice for the SAT. These assessments are now better aligned to prepare students for college and careers by measuring their academic readiness and growth at each grade level.

The CMAS Science assessment is required by the state of Colorado to specifically determine if an 11th-grade student is at grade level in their science learning. We also use this data to help drive our instruction.

The ASVAB is a multiple-aptitude battery test that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success. Later this spring, we will have time for the students to review their results and learn about possible career paths that they will most likely enjoy. While the military uses this assessment as a part of their entrance requirements, NO scores from this administration will be released to the military.  This will also be an opportunity for the Class of 2021 and beyond to meet the new graduation requirements set by the State of Colorado.

In general, all standardized assessments implemented this year are data-points our school will use to determine our effectiveness and how we can better serve our students. These scores help us determine student readiness for classroom assignments and course-placement as well as college readiness.

We are very proud of our students for scoring the top in the district in years past, and we look forward to them continuing to perform their best this year!

Resources Available to Help Prepare:

 
 
 

Spring 2020 Assessment Schedule

 

Date

Who

Assessment

Time

Special Notes

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

10th Grade

ASVAB

1:00-4:00 (estimated)

Regular classes will be held for all grades from 8:00-12:01. All grades will be dismissed at noon except for 10th grade. 


Lunch will be available for all students.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

11th Grade

SAT or


 

SAT with Essay

SAT: 8:00-12:00 (estimated)


SAT with Essay: 8:00-1:00 (estimated)

No school for 9th, 10th, or 12th grade*


11th grade dismissed around 12:00 or 1:00 (Essay dependent).

Thursday, April 16, 2020

9th Grade

PSAT 8/9

8:00-11:00 (estimated)

No school for 12th grade*


9th, 10th and 11th grade dismissed after testing.

10th Grade

PSAT 10

8:00-11:30 (estimated)

11th Grade

CMAS Science

8:00-11:00 (estimated)

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Make Ups

(11th & 10th Grade)

SAT or


 

SAT with Essay


 

PSAT 10

SAT: 8:00-12:00 (estimated)


SAT with Essay: 8:00-1:00 (estimated)


PSAT 10: 8:00 - 11:30

(estimated)

All students will have regular classes during make-ups, only absent students will be pulled to test.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Make Ups

(9th Grade)

PSAT 8/9

 

 

8:00-11:00 (estimated)

All students will have regular classes during make-ups, only absent students will be pulled to test.

April 17-24, 2020 (Exact day TBD)

Make-Ups (11th Grade)

CMAS 

8:00-11:00 (estimated)

All students will have regular classes during make-ups, only absent students will be pulled to test.

Students will be dismissed from school after testing has ended on Tuesday, April 14th and Thursday, April 16th. No classes will be held in the afternoon on those two days.


ALL students will have a regular class schedule on Wednesday and Friday the week of April 14th.

*Since 12th grade does not have school on Tuesday/Thursday this week, we highly encourage seniors to set up college visits during this time. 


Please reach out to Ms. Kreager (kkreager@erawarriors.org) with any questions.