Washoe Country School District

August 21, 2014

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Assessment Calendars  |  Principal Communications  |  Test Coordinator Resources

State Assessment

    •  NPEP - Nevada Proficiency Examination Program
    •  SBAC - Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

District Assessment       

       High School Math           DRA           MAP           Edusoft

Classroom Assessment

       Resources for K-12 Classrooms

Parent Information and Resources          Parent University

       Home         DRA         MAP         CRT         HSPE         SBAC

Office of Academics  ~ Assessment Department

   • WCSD Assessment Philosophy
   • Assessment 411 ~ August 2013
   • Assessment Descriptions
   • A Primer for Testing 2013-2014

Mission Statement                           

The mission of the Washoe County School District - Assessment Department is to maximize student success on the Pathway to College and Career Readiness by promoting, monitoring and supporting a balanced assessment system. As part of the Office of Academics, the department provides valid and reliable data from multiple measures to inform curricular and instructional decisions and facilitates the judicious use of assessment information by a variety of users to answer questions about student progress.


425 East 9th Street
Reno, NV 89512

Phone:  (775) 348-0248
Fax:  (775) 333-6081
Email:  AssessmentSupport

Team Members:

TBA, Director of Assessment

Megan Brown, Program Services Technician III

Ann Warren, English/Language Arts Assessment Consultant

Rebecca Curtright, Mathematics Assessment Consultant

Laurie Polzin, Data Interpretation and Data Systems Trainer

Mary Shoemaker, Assessment Project Specialist

Laney Porter, Assessment Specialist

Melissa Olsen, Student Learning Objectives Coordinator