6040.00 | Assessment Philosophy

The District believes that assessment is an integral part of the teaching and learning process. The District views assessment as the gathering of information to monitor student achievement, recognize each student's uniqueness and to encourage self-evaluation, reflection, and self-directed learning. The District further believes that assessment supports the curriculum and provides information to students, staff, and the community. Therefore, assessment is a continuous, developmentally appropriate process that uses a variety of strategies to accommodate individual learners. (3-25-08)