• Kindergarten
     
    In Kindergarten, students take a variety of assessments in the areas of reading and math. The purpose is to inform teachers about gaps in student learning. This helps identify next steps in classroom instruction and supports student growth.
     
    The assessments shown below are required for the 2020 - 2021 school year. Use the links to view detailed information about each type.
     
    Name  Who requires Subject area Time to complete Times per year
    Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WaKIDS) state Social-emotional, physical, cognitive, language, literacy, mathematics Varies Once
    Dynamic Indicators for Basic
    Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS)
    • Letter naming fluency
    • Phonemic segmentation fluency
    • Nonsense word fluency
    • Word reading fluency
    • Number identification fluency
    • Beginning quantity discrimination
    district Reading and mathematics 10 minutes Three