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Assessment Page for 15-16 and 16-17

(updated 4/27/16)


1. 2016-17 Math Placement Assessment

To qualify to register for Geometry during the 2016-17 school year at Aptos High School


Test Type: 8th Grade Honors Math Assessment (administered in Honors Class or for all to challenge) for AJHS students only.


Date: Administered in 8th grade Honors Class during the week of 5/11-5/20

Or May 25th from 1:30 to 3:30 pm (on chromebooks) for all AJHS students to challenge if they desire


Location: AJHS Gymnasium


Placement Criteria: Students must meet or exceed the standards in order to qualify to be scheduled into Geometry as a 9th grader at AHS.


2. Test Type : 2016-17 6th grade End of the Year Benchmark or Assessment

This test will help determine Math Placement for all incoming 7th grade students and will be administered in current classes.


Date: May 23rd to June 3rd

Location: Current schools attended with PVUSD


Placement Criteria:


3. 2016-17 Accelerated Core Placement Assessment

To qualify to register for Accelerated Core ELA/SS as a 7th grader during the 2016-17 school year at AJHS.


Test: Accelerated Core Placement Assessment


Date: April 27th 2016  @ 2:00pm

Date: May 3rd  @ 3:15

Location:  AJHS Gym


The exam will take approximately 2 hrs.


If you do not want to take the exam and do not want to be considered for Accelerated Placement, please contact the school as well.


Due to a number of constraints, these are the only dates available for this assessment. There will be no other assessment times scheduled until the end of the 1st quarter during the 2016-17 school year.


The results of this exam, along with other criteria, will be used to place students into the Accelerated 7th Grade Language Arts Core.


Feeder School Placement Criteria:


•      6th grade teacher recommendation

•      Reading above grade level (STARR)

•      SBAC data from 5th grade

•      Writing Placement Test:


4. 2016-17 Spanish for Spanish Speakers Assessment

To qualify to register for Spanish for Spanish Speakers as a 9th grader at Aptos High School during the 2016-17 school year


Test: Spanish for Spanish Speakers

Date: May 17th and 19th   from 1:30 to 3:30 pm in room 10 at AJHS (must attend one only)

Location: Room 10 at AJHS