Marshfield R-1 Philosophy of Assessment

The Marshfield R-1 School District is committed to preparing students to be college and career ready upon graduation. A vital component to this mission is evaluating, appraising, and estimating the skills and knowledge of our students.

Assessment Calendar

The calendar shown below includes major/high-stakes assessments given within the Marshfield R-1 School District. All effort is made to ensure accurate test dates and times, however it is always a good idea to check with your child's building counselor to double-check the information. 

Assessment Links

This document is being provided to meet state and federal requirements. Within this document you can find the following items: assessment descriptions and how the data from those assessments are used, the district assessment calendar for each building, testing administration and procedures, as well as other vital information related to assessment.
Updated DESE Assessment Timeline
This page provides information related to the roll-out of new assessments aligned to the updated 2016 Missouri Learning Standards.
This document, produced by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, lists high-quality summative assessment principles for ELA/Literacy and Mathematics assessments. These principles are aligned to college-and career-readiness standards which should, in theory and when properly implemented, prepare students for college and careers beyond graduation.

DESE Assessment Page
Looking for more specific information regarding the required Missouri assessments or additional assessment resources? This is the link for you!

DESE MAP Information for Parents
This link provides parents with basic information as it relates to the MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) assessments for grades 3 through 8. The document also includes nine tips for parents addressing the question "How can I help my child perform well on the MAP assessments?"

General information provided by ACT which includes information for students interested in taking the ACT.