Whittier 2017 SBA and MSP State Assessments
All third through fifth grade students will be taking the Smarter Balanced State Assessment (SBA) in English/Language Arts (ELA) and Math. Fifth grade teachers will also be taking the Science Measurement of Student Progress (MSP), an additional state assessment requirement for fifth graders. The English/Language Arts (ELA) assessment includes both reading and writing assessments for every grade level tested. Students will take the Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) and Performance Task (PT) with an in-class activity in ELA and math. The state assessments begin on Tuesday, April 18 and finishes on Monday, May 15.
Creating Deeper Learning Opportunities at Whittier: Empowering our Students, to Lead, Create, and Innovate
Whittier is passionate about creating deeper learning opportunities to empower students to lead, create, and innovate. Our staff is very intentional about providing students with engaging learning experiences every day in which students collaboratively problem solve, use critical thinking skills, and apply their knowledge to solve complex problems in all subject areas. We are also helping students develop the characteristics of perseverance and grit so that they develop the capacity to work through difficult situations and never give up. These are attributes that will help all students succeed at Whittier and in life.
|Regular Hours||8:35 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
||Whittier Elementary School
916 Oakes Ave
Everett, WA, 98201
|Early Release||12:20 p.m. dismissal
|Learning Improvement Friday||1:35 p.m. dismissal