August 17


BOY Assessments

As you prepare for the start of the 20 - 21 academic year, consider scheduling and planning for the administration and analysis of the Beginning of Year assessments and reports. 

Tools for Identifying At-Risk Students:

  1. iSTEEP: K-8 Students, a predictor of grade-level readiness 

  2. Tier Report (Illuminate): current tier and intervention

  3. D3 (Illuminate): a holistic overview of current and historical data

Tools for Identifying Student Deficits/Needs:

  1. BOY Curriculum Diagnostics & Leap 360: prior grade-level deficits

  2. Spelling Inventory: identifies spelling patterns that have not been mastered

  3. Leap 360/Interims & Curriculum Assessments/Activities: current grade-level progress


  1. for a Spelling Inventory HOW TO

  2. Kick-Up for Data Analysis and Review: Using the Spelling Inventory and Other BOY Assessments to Make Instructional Decisions

  3. Curriculum Resources (see curriculum PD opportunities); Strong Start

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