Wisconsin - Student Assessments: Science

Area: 
Science
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

The assessments that are required are: Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examination (WKCE) at grades 4, 8, and 10 in Science and The ACT at grade 11 for Science. ACT WorkKeys at grade 11.

Body: 

The federal No Child Left Behind Act required all states to test all students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and once in high school. Student performance on these assessments is reported in proficiency categories and used for accountability determination at the school, district and state levels.

Adopting Authority: 
Chief State School Officer
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/11/2016