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Performance Excellence

The Kingsport City Schools Director of Performance Excellence oversees the following programs:
  • Tennessee Comprehensive System-Wide Planning Process
  • Tennessee School Improvement Planning Process
  • System Testing Coordination
  • Assessment
  • Data Analysis
  • Research Approval

2016-2017 Assessment calendar

Kingsport City Schools has separated their 2016-17 Assessment Calendars into three levels this year: elementary, middle, and high school.

 

Each calendar outlines the test, testing window, grade levels, purpose and use, and the manner in which parents are informed of results.

2016-17 Testing Time Chart - The state has provided a detailed list to the testing times for this year’s TCAP Testing.

2016-17 State Assessment Calendar - The state has released the testing windows for this year’s TCAP Testing.

Tennessee Department of Education Assessment Pagehttps://www.tn.gov/education/section/assessment

TNReadyhttps://www.tn.gov/education/topic/tnready

Tennessee Blueprints by grade and subjecthttps://www.tn.gov/education/topic/tcap-blueprints

tnready assessment

TNReady is the state’s new and improved TCAP test for English/ Language Arts and Mathematics in grades 3-11. The new assessments are designed to assess true student understanding of the current state standards. Additional information can be accessed at the following Tennessee Department of Education website: http://tn.gov/education/topic/tnready.

In addition, we have included some helpful resources that may assist in understanding the new assessments. The resources are listed with a brief summary of their contents.

  1. Parent Guide to Being TNReady- the guide is designed to provide details on the test format, testing time frames, results, and student supports.
  2. Parent Guide to TNReady Supports for Students with Disabilities- the guide provides an overview of accommodations and how to select the best accommodations for testing.
  3. Why Test- a one page overview of why testing is important and the purpose of state tests.
Please contact Michael Hubbard, Director of Performance Excellence at (423) 378.2125 or mhubbard@k12k.com with questions regarding Performance Excellence and/or assessments.