Curriculum and Testing
Practice Tests and Materials
The FSA Portal has several practice tests and guides available for parents and students. Click here for more information.
Understanding Your Child’s FSA Score
Understanding Your Child’s Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) Score
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What are the Florida Standards and the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA)?
The Florida Standards were adopted by the State Board of Education in February 2014, after a process of public input and review, emphasizing preparation for college and career success. The Florida Standards Assessment, called the FSA, measures the new Florida Standards.
What subjects/grade levels take the FSA at Alta Vista Elementary?
The following subjects/grade levels take the FSA:
- FSA English Language Arts (ELA): Grades 3-10
- FSA Mathematics: Grades 3-8
Are there other State tests at Alta Vista?
Fifth Grade also takes:
- NGSS Science
What is the amount of time spent on each FSA?
How do I know what scores my child needs to earn to be on grade level?
Level 3 is consider Grade Level
When will the 2016-17 tests be given?
28th Fourth and Fifth Grade Writing
28th Third Grade FSA ELA Session 1
29th Third Grade FSA ELA Session 2
1-7th Third Grade Make-Ups
11th Fourth and Fifth Grade FSA ELA Session 1
12th Fourth and Fifth Grade FSA ELA Session 2
13th Fourth and Fifth FSA ELA Grade Make-Ups
18th Third Grade FSA Math Session 1
19th Third Grade FSA Math Session 2
20th Third Grade FSA Math Make-Ups
21st Third Grade FSA Math Make-Ups
25th Fourth and Fifth Grade FSA Math Session 1
26th Fourth and Fifth Grade FSA Math Session 2
27th Fourth and Fifth Grade FSA Math Make-Ups
28th Fourth and Fifth Grade FSA Math Make-Ups
2nd Fifth Grade NGSSS Science Session 1
3rd Fifth Grade NGSSS Science Session 2
When will the results of the 2016-17 Assessment be available?
The Third Grade ELA results should be available in May. All other test scores will be available during the summer. To obtain the results you may:
- Give a self-addressed, stamped envelope to your child’s teacher during the last week of school.
- Come to the school office during the summer break, Monday through Thursday, to pick up the report during the summer.
Preparing your children for a successful future is very important. The links below will help you know what to look for when facilitating your child’s learning.
Kindergarten Parent Guides
First Grade Parent Guides
Second Grade Parent Guides
Third Grade Parent Guides
Fourth Grade Parent Guides
Fifth Grade Parent Guides
Sixth Grade Parent Guides