Assessments in High School

  • Which assessments will students take in high school?

    State and district mandated assessments include:
    • Assessments used to determine appropriate learning pathways:
      • PSAT, ACT with Writing (CCR assessment)
    • Assessments required for graduation* and/or state & federal accountability**
      • College and Career Readiness/CCR assessment (ACT with Writing) < graduation requirement
      • Civics Examination < graduation requirement
      • High School Science assessment (Life/Biology standards)
      • Nevada Alternate, High School (alternative diploma candidates)
    • Assessments taken at the conclusion of an academic course or program of study:
      • CTE exams, Semester finals (classroom, district, state), AP exams
    *Nevada Revised Statute 389.009, 390.600-390.610; HS Graduation Information, Click HERE
    **Nevada Revised Statute 390.105
    Students are encouraged to participate in other national assessments to be eligible for scholarships and skills certificates. Optional assessments may qualify a student for endorsements on their high school diploma. See "Scholarships, Certifications, Endorsements", click HERE
    WCSD District Finals:
    • District Finals in Math (Algebra & Geometry courses), Biology, CTE, ELL
    • On Hold--Statewide: Nevada End of Course (EOC) Finals (state sponsored); NRS 390.700

    » Information: WCSD Board Policy and Administrative Regulations (Search for: Final Test Guidelines)