Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) tests will be administered to students in Greenville County Schools from Tuesday – Friday, May 7 - 10, 2013. Students will be tested in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and/or Social Studies.  Students in grades 3 through 8 are required to participate in testing except those who qualify for the South Carolina Alternative Assessment (SC-ALT).  

PASS has been designed to assess higher levels of learning as well as basic skills.  Students are asked questions that test their knowledge and skills in a variety of ways.  PASS tests are untimed for each day of testing; however, each session must be completed during a single day unless the student has an IEP, 504 Plan, or ESOL accommodation plan specifying administration of a single test over several days.

Three performance levels will be reported when results are released.  The levels are:

Help us help your child perform to the best of his or her ability.  For more information about testing or your child’s progress, please call your child’s school.

Testing Tips

Students should:

Parents should:

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