The homeschooling law requires that assessment results be submitted to the county when students are in grades 3, 5, 8 and 11. For those students, our County Report (formerly called Report to the Superintendent) is appropriate. Since ALL STUDENTS must still be assessed annually and must meet acceptable progress standards, our new Progress Report is designed to help parents know if their student has met the requirements for “acceptable progress” in years when the results are not submitted.
Both the County Report and the Progress Report are WV-specific. Both reflect the necessary calculations to determine how the child’s test scores compare with WV law requirements.
The law requires that students annually make acceptable progress – as defined in the law. If not, remediation is required. The second consecutive year that acceptable progress is not made, additional evidence of appropriate instruction must be submitted to the county. This is applicable for ALL STUDENTS IN ALL GRADES.
At the time of testing registration, parents will choose between the two reports. If their student is in 3rd, 5th, 8th, or 11th grade, they should choose the County Report – a hard copy sent to parents in the mail which is designed to be turned in to the county by June 30. If not, they should choose the Progress Report — an electronic copy sent via email attachment so that they can easily determine if they owe “additional evidence” to their county.
In all cases, annual assessment results must be kept on file for three years. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.