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Principal's Message

Mrs. ZaRita Beal

We Believe…Excellence, Humanization, & Pride

March 8, 2019

 

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

Your child will take the Illinois Assessment for Readiness (IAR), formerly PARCC state-required performance test beginning Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Testing will continue through Friday, April 5, 2019.  IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOUR STUDENT OR STUDENTS ARE PRESENT EACH DAY OF THE TEST.

 

The IAR Assessment help us understand how our students are growing academically, compared to their peers across state.  The state uses this information to provide more support and resources to the schools in the greatest need.  

 

The assessments are timed and the following chart explains the time allowed per test by grade level:

 

GRADE

ELA 1

ELA 2

MATH 1

MATH 2

MATH 3

7TH

90

90

60

60

60

8TH

90

90

60

60

60

 

Creative Communications Academy Testing Schedule:

 

Grade/Subject

Dates

Grade/Subject

Dates

7A – ELA & Math

March 12, 13, 18

8A – ELA & Math

March 19, 20, 25

7B – ELA & Math

March 14, 15, 18

8B – ELA & Math

March 21, 22, 25

7C – ELA & Math

March 12, 13, 18

8C – ELA & Math

March 19, 20, 25

7D – ELA & Math

March 14, 15, 18

8D – ELA & Math

March 21, 22, 25

CC& RESOURCE/ELA

March 26, 27, 28

CC & RESOURCE/Math

March 26, 27, 28

 

Please remember that it is extremely important that students arrive to school on time and prepared to do their best on this assessment.  You can prepare them by making sure that they have a good night’s sleep and eat a healthy breakfast.  You can also find more information and access practice tests by visiting the following link https://parcc.pearson.com/practice-tests/If you have any questions please feel free to give us a call. 

 

Educationally Yours,

Mrs. ZaRita Beal
Principal

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