Welcome to Assessment & Research

  • books The Assessment & Research Department supports Everett Public Schools in the areas of  assessment, analysis, evaluation, testing, and research.

    The Assessment & Research Department team supports national, state and district assessments. We work collaboratively with teachers, administrators and staff within the district to support student learning and meet the goals of the strategic plan.  In Everett, we use many ways to evaluate how each student is progressing toward high standards of achievement.

    In addition, the Assessment & Research Department is responsible for the evaluation and approval of all requests for research within the district.

    Catherine Matthews, Director of Assessment and Research
    Phone: 425-385-4055

    Quiana Hennigan, Student Assessment Coordinator

    Phone: 425-385-4057
    Questions and suggestions: If you have any questions or suggestions for information you would like to see on this website, please email the Assessment & Research Department. 



    This spring students in grades 5, 8, and 11 will take a new science assessment, the Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science (WCAS). Join Dr. Catherine Matthews, Director of Assessment and Research for Everett Public Schools, online to learn more about this assessment. She will demonstrate how parents can access the WCAS training tests online. She will walk through the training tests and explain the embedded online tools that students can use. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Dr. Matthews at (425) 385-4058, cmatthews@everettsd.org or Jamie Pickering at (425) 385-4051, jpickering@everettsd.org.

    What: Parent WCAS Training Tests Webinar

    When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 6:30pm

          OR Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 6:30pm.

    Where: Online from the comfort of your own home

    Who: Any interested parents, especially if your student is in grades 5, 8, or 11.

    What you will need: A computer with speakers (test your equipment here)

    How do I register: Please contact Jamie Pickering at jpickering@everettsd.org.