Kinnelon students take a variety of standardized assessments during their academic careers. While standardized assessments are an important and necessary indicator of academic progress, the results they produce must be kept in context with how students perform longitudinally.
Spring 2019 Assessments:
As of March 18, 2019, the NJDOE has provided an *update regarding NJSLA. The following assessments will be administered (see the District Assessment Calendar for each school's testing schedule):
- NJSLA-ELA in grades 3-10
- NJSLA-Mathematics in grades 3-10 (including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
- NJSLA-Science in grades 5, 8, 11
- ACCESS for ELLs - English Language Proficiency Test
*Students in grade 11 who have already met the high school graduation state assessment requirements in ELA and Mathematics are not required to take the state assessments in ELA and Mathematics in Spring 2019. Students who have not met their graduation assessment requirements may take the NJSLA-ELA 11 and/or NJSLA-Math in Algebra I, Geometry, or Algebra II.
The latest update (6/5/19) from the NJDOE regarding graduation assessment requirements are available in the link below, 'Graduation Assessment Requirements.'