Standardized Testing Information
The Catholic School of Visalia, George McCann Memorial Campus uses the STAR Assessments for standardized testing as directed by the Diocese of Fresno. STAR assessments provide valid, reliable, actionable data that empowers educators to focus on what matters most-individualizing instruction to accelerate learning for all students.
STAR assessment include skills-based test items and in-depth reports for screening, instructional planning progress monitoring and standards benchmarking. Educators have immediate access to skill-specific actionable data to target instruction.
STAR testing enables the school to identify the continuum of concepts, strategies, behaviors and skills students develop as they progress through increasingly sophisticated levels of understanding to meet grade-level expectations. Teachers use these learning progressions to help plan instruction for all students