Student Assessments

To prepare our students for success in college, career, and life, we have set the bar high. The PARCC assessment is computer-based and matches the high expectations of the Common Core standards, requiring students to think critically and solve real-world problems.

Students in grades 3–8 and students enrolled in Algebra I, Geometry, and English I & II will take the PARCC test. The PARCC test assesses what your child is learning in school and helps teachers and parents know if students are on track for success in college and careers.

Overview of School Year 17-18 Elementary School Assessments

What to Expect

Testing Window: In School Year 2017-2018, the PARCC test will be administered between April 10 and May 23. Students are not testing every day during the date ranges. Each school will determine its testing schedule and will let you know exactly when your child will be testing.

Score Results: The results of the 2018 PARCC assessment will be released in late summer to early fall of 2018.

For more information and resources on the PARCC assessment, visit the DCPS website.
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