This information will help parents/guardians make informed decisions that benefit their children, schools, and communities.
Why statewide testing?
Minnesota values its educational system and the professionalism of its educators. Minnesota educators created the academic
standards which are rigorous and prepare our students for career and college.
The statewide assessments are how we as a state measure that curriculum and daily instruction in our schools are being aligned to
the academics standards, ensuring all students are being provided an equitable education. Statewide assessment results are just one
tool to monitor that we are providing our students with the education that will ensure a strong workforce and knowledgeable