Formative Tools and Assessments

As our communities and schools begin to move towards recovery from the impacts of COVID-19, we are all preparing to address the individual learning needs of our students. An important part of implementing appropriate instructional plans is determining what knowledge and skills each student currently has and aligning that knowledge with the learning targets for the new instructional cycle. Provided is a list of tools that are available to evaluate student learning in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, and science This document is designed to provide additional details regarding these tool and how they fit into the Utah State Board of Education’s and Davis School District’s phases of recovery. Our Assessment team will work to keep you updated and informed on testing schedules and assessment availability, and safe implementation guidelines as we continue toward our recovery phase.

Testing Calendars

Testing Ethics

Testing Exemption

 View exemption procedures if you would like to exempt your student from one or more assessments this year.

Demonstration of Proficiency

 View demonstration of proficiency procedures if you would like your student to show proficiency on a statewide summative assessment to fulfill a requirement or partial course requirement in a course.

Formative Writing Assessment Tools

Developed from the DESK Standards by Davis School District teachers and contain rubrics, self-assessments, prompts, and writing progressions.