Grades 3-5 Begin PARCC Testing on March 2nd

Please be aware Hawthorn Elementary South will begin the PARCC state testing the week of March 2, 2015.   Students in grades 3-5 will be taking a total of five tests – three assessments in Language Arts and two in math.  Students will take one assessment per day.

Grade level testing will be:

Week of March 2Fifth grade will test

Week of March 9Fourth grade will test

Week of March 16Third Grade will test

What can parents do to prepare?

  • Make sure your child eats an appropriate breakfast.
  • Allow for time to get enough rest.
  • Email ahead to let your classroom teacher know of absences or doctor appointments.  If possible, avoid appointments during your testing week.
  • For more specifics on the PARCC test, please refer to the Assessments page on the District website.
  • If you have questions or concerns, please contact Jill Martin, Christy Hunter or your classroom teacher.