The Department of Student Services is responsible for:
Attaining updated student assessment information from the State Department of Education
Informing school system personnel of testing dates through the provision of a testing calendar
Providing in-service training to school personnel to disseminate testing information as it pertains to test security, standardization, requirements/procedures, and the storage, distribution, and collection of secure testing materials
Facilitating SDE required assessments within the District
Providing the Superintendent and instructional staff (directors, principals, teachers) with current resources and instructional materials for specific state assessments i.e. Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE), National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), Assessing Competency and Communication in English State to State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs), ACT Aspire, ACT, the Alabama Alternate Assessment (AAA), EXPLORE, PLAN, End of Course Assessments, Work Keys, and ACT.
Disseminating assessment results to staff and parents