Policy 614 - School District Testing Plan and Procedure

I. PURPOSE

It is the purpose of this policy to set forth the school district’s testing plan and procedure.

II. GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY

It is the policy of the school district to implement procedures for testing, test security, documentation, and record keeping. Princeton Public Schools will follow all procedures and guidelines as outlined in the Procedures Manual for the Minnesota Assessments, published by the Minnesota Department of Education on an annual basis and found here:
http://minnesota.pearsonaccessnext.com/policies-and-procedures/
In addition, the Princeton District Test Security Procedure will be updated on an annual basis and is found here:
2018-19 Princeton District Test Security Procedure

III. DUTIES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PERSONNEL REGARDING TEST ADMINISTRATION

The Superintendent will designate a District Assessment Coordinator and a District Technology Coordinator to follow all requirements as outlined in the Procedures Manual for the Minnesota Assessments.

Legal References:

  • Minn. Stat. § 13.34 (Examination Data)
  • Minn. Stat. § 120B.11 (School District Process)
  • Minn. Stat. § 120B.30 (Statewide Testing and Reporting System)
  • Minn. Stat. § 120B.36, Subd. 2 (Adequate Yearly Progress)
  • Minn. Stat. § 123B.143, Subd. 1 (Superintendent)
  • Minn. Rules Parts 3501.0010-3501.0180 (Rules Relating to Graduation Standards - Mathematics and Reading)
  • Minn. Rules Parts 3501.0200-3501.0290 (Rules Relating to Graduation Standards - Written Composition)
  • Minn. Rules Parts 3501.0505-3501.0635 (K-12 Standards)
  • Minn. Rules Parts 3501.1400-3501.1410 (Academic Standards for Physical Education)
  • 20 U.S.C. § 6301, et seq. (Every Student Succeeds Act)

Cross References:

  • Princeton Public Schools Policy 601 (School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals)
  • Princeton Public Schools Policy 613 (Graduation Requirements)
  • Princeton Public Schools Policy 615 (Basic Standards Testing, Accommodations, Modifications, and Exemptions for IEP, Section 504 Accommodation, and LEP Students)
  • Princeton Public Schools Policy 616 (School District System Accountability)

Adopted: June 20, 1985
Revised: June 22, 1999
Adopted: April 23, 1996
Revised: July 21, 1998
Revised: April 22, 2008
Reviewed: October 20, 2015
Revised: January 17, 2017
Revised: March 19, 2019