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Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.)

Peggy Cormeny, Coordinator
1900 W. Monroe
Springfield, Illinois 62704

Getting Ready for Test Day

March 9, 2017

To help your child prepare for test day you can use the following tips:

  • Schools will send days your child will be testing - You can also check with your child's teacher or school for test dates 

  • Make sure your child is prepared - Check with teacher to see if there is any thing your child needs for the tests

  • Make sure your child gets a good night's sleep and eats a healthy breakfast

  • If your child has test anxiety help her/him practice some relaxation techniques she/he can try once the she/he is taking the test

  • Remain positive  - You staying calm will help your child stay calm.

Some other resources: Helping Your Child...USDeptEd 

Parent Tips  - A bilingual site for educators and families of English language learners

Students will be taking state tests:

  • PARCC & IL Science Assessment for 3rd thru 8th grades Testing Window: March 13 - APRIL 7 & April 17-28, 2017.

  • SAT TESTING DATE for High School Juniors is April 5, 2017.