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3338 South Fifth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
217/585-5837
 

MAP Testing

Jul 29, 2018 MAP testing is scheduled for the weeks of August 13 - 24, 2018. MAP stands for Measure of Academic Progress. Students take this test in both reading and in math. Tests are taken electronically - on i-pads or computers. The MAP test gives students a score based upon the information they are ready to learn at the time the test is taken. READ MORE

20 Minutes of Reading a Night

Jul 29, 2018 Why is it important to read 20 minutes at home each night? Reading 20 minutes a day equals 3,600 minutes per school year and equals 1,800,000 words per year. This student scores in the 90th %ile on standardized tests. Reading 5 minutes a day equals 900 minutes per school year and equals 282,000 words per year. This student scores in the 50th %ile on standardized tests. Reading 1 minutes per day equals 180 minutes per school year and equals 8,000 words per year. READ MORE

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