• Screeners

     

    Screening and Progress Monitoring

    Screening and Progress Monitoring tests are short, targeted assessments which provide teachers with a quick indication of a student's skill level and the possible need for educational interventions.

    Reading Assessments Grade Level Description

    DIBELS Next

    now Acadience Reading

    Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills

    (Includes many measures, including DORF and Daze)

    K-6

    Provides a number of measures which can be administered quickly to individual students to assess their Reading abilities as appropriate for their grade level.  Tigard-Tualatin uses DIBELS to measure students' skills which range from the awareness of letter sounds (Phonemic Awareness) and the ability to blend them (Nonsense Word Fluency) to  speed and accuracy when reading aloud (Oral Reading Fluency).

     

    DIBELS Benchmark Scores Document

    District Correlation Study 

    EL Growth Comparisons

    5th Grade DIBELS to Lexile Conversion Table

     Maze 7-8

    Used to measure the ability of students to comprehend written text.  Students are presented a reading passage in which every 7th word is removed and students are asked to select the missing word from three possible choices.  This task measures the students ability to understand the context of the passage they're reading.

    District Benchmarks Document

     TWI Reading Measures
    (El Camino, EasyCBM, IDEL, MAZE)
    K-8

    Provides a number of measures which can be administered quickly to individual students to assess their Reading abilities in Spanish as appropriate for their grade level.  Tigard-Tualatin uses a mixture of IDEL, EasyCBM, El Camino, and MAZE tests to measure students' skills which range from the awareness of letter sounds (Phonemic Awareness) and the ability to blend them (Nonsense Word Fluency) to  speed and accuracy when reading aloud (Oral Reading Fluency).

    District TWI Reading Benchmarks Document

    Math Assessments Grade Level Description
    Missing Number  K Students are presented with a a sequence of numbers with one number removed.  This task measures number recognition and sequencing.
    Math Fluency  1-5

    Timed, paper-pencil tests that contain a random sample of the basic math facts. It measures overall mathematical competence through accuracy and fluency. 

    Math Fluency Benchmarks and Percentiles

    English Language Development Assessments Grade Level Description
    Correct Word Sequence K-12

    Students are presented with a "story starter" and asked to write on that story in English for three minutes.  The spelling, fluency and sequence of a student's words has a strong correlation to their level of English Proficiency.

    District Benchmarks Document

    Express Quick Screen K-12

    This one-on-one oral assessment provides a quick gauge of English Proficiency through a series of questions of gradually increasing difficulty.


    District Benchmarks Document

    Other Assessments Grade Level Description
    Oregon Kindergarten Assessment K Given as students enter Kindergarten, this assessment measures their skills in several areas.  Due to the timing of this assessment, the district will be using this tool alongside other screening measures in the fall.