Student Testing Program
Brooks County School System's Student Assessment Program
The purpose of the Brooks County Schools Student Assessment Program is to measure the level of student achievement of the state-adopted curriculum, to identify students failing to achieve mastery of content, to provide teachers with diagnostic information, and to assist the school system in identifying strengths and areas of improvement in order to establish priorities in planning educational programs. The mandatory state assessments include:
- Reading, English/Language Arts, and Mathematics in grades 3-8
- Science and Social Studies in grades 3-8
- Mathematics I, Mathematics II, Algebra I, Geometry, Grade 9 Literature and Composition, American Literature and Composition, Economics/Business/Free Enterprise, U.S. History, Biology, Physical Science, principally in grades 9-12.
- English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies principally in grades 11-12
- Reading, Mathematics and Science in grades 4,8, and 12
Local Assessments may include Cognitive Abilities Tests for grades 2 and 6 and other program assessments.