Performance Tasks = Standard assessments of content competency and application of thinking skills, given to students annually, with a common scoring guide and ratings of acceptable performance.
English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics CTACH assessents are the two measures selected. CTACH Assessments are locally developed and scored. ELA and Math have been selected in order to provide comparative data to the subjects currently assessed at the state level. Initially, grades 5, 8, 11 will be used for benchmarking.