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359 Woodland Road

Madison, NJ 07940

Phone: 973-593-3101

Assessment
 

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a modern assessment that not only evaluates each student's progress in reading, writing and math, but also provides better information for teachers and parents to identify where students need help, or are excelling, so they are able to enhance instruction to meet students' individual needs.  Not just a multiple-choice bubble test, PARCC challenges students to think, solve real-world problems, and explain their answers. The online format makes answering the questions more engaging.

2016-17 Madison Public Schools PARCC Schedule

New Information on the 2015-16 reports from the NJDOE

As a result of our continued efforts to improve how parents access and use PARCC information, the PARCC student report was updated with a modified design. The PARCC Individual Student Report (ISR) provides information on how individual students performed on the 2015-16 administration of the PARCC assessments.  

About the new score report design-http://parcconline.org/assessments/score-results/2016-score-design-detail 

Soon parents will receive a 2015-16 PARCC student report for their child from their school district.

You will find some sample reports and additional guidance below.

 PARCC Frameworks

 PARCC ELA Frameworks

Performance ELA Level Descriptors by Grade Band-Available to download and review

PARCC Math Frameworks

PARCC Math Performance-Level Descriptors by Grade Band-Available to download and review

Additional Parent PARCC Resources  

A Walk in the PARCC:  2015-16 Newsletters

An informational newsletter about the PARCC assessments and their implementation in the Madison Schools

 April, 2016 

 March, 2016 

 February, 2016  

January, 2016

December, 2015 

 November, 2015 

 October, 2015 

 September, 2015 


 Reports and Presentations:

Common Core and PARCC: An Overview

Presentation to Madison Faculty, October 14, 2013

 A Community Discussion About CC and PARCC

Report to the Board, November 12, 2013 


Basic Resources:

Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts

Common Core State Standards for Math

PARCC Testing Information

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