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Middle School Assessments for Families

Below you will find information about the assessments for students in Middle School.

Assessments for All Middle School students:

You will find information regarding assessments that all Middle School students take, with some exceptions.

  • ANet Interim assessment. Measures progress towards standards.

  • FastBridge aReading. A reading screener

  • Wisconsin Forward Exam. State test aligned to state standards.

  • iReady for Math. A screener and interim math assessment.

  • MMSD Climate Survey. For all students to share their voices!

Calendar for Middle School Assessments:
Elementary Family Calendar

Assessment calendars for specific elementary grades can be found here.

Assessments for Some Middle School students:

You will find information regarding assessments that are for students in specific programs (DLI) or specific needs (ELL, etc.).

  • ACCESS for ELLs. English Language proficiency.

  • Alternate ACCESS for ELLs. English Language proficiency for students with individual learning plans.

  • AAPPL language proficiency test. For advanced World Language students and those working to achieve the Seal of Biliteracy.

  • In 2020-21, DCYA. Youth risk survey. Grades 7 and 8 only.

  • DLM (Dynamic Learning Maps). Alternate state assessment for some students with IEPs.

  • WIDA Screener for potential EL students.