Assessment/Benchmark

Students will take college readiness exams to determine progress. 

In 8th grade students will take the Explore Assessment for placement in 9th grade Math and English courses. 

In 9th grade students will take the Accuplacer or Compass Exam. Students will be required to demonstrate college readiness by meeting or exceeding national normed (indicates ability to succeed academically) scores on either the COMPASS or ACCUPLACER exam to be enrolled in courses. Students will be subject to the academic and conduct standards of the University of Evansville, and Ivy Tech Community College when enrolled in university courses.

In 10th grade, students will take the Plan. 

Students will be encouraged to take the ACT or SAT during the 11
th or 12th grade year.


Grades.

Separate transcripts will be kept. The EVSC will hold the high school diploma pathway and Ivy Tech, and the University of Evansville will maintain the college transcripts.

EVSC personnel will have access to the “blackboard” programs provided by the universities.

Ivy Tech will keep parents and students informed of progress via online tracking and reporting systems provided by the universities. UE will ask students to sign waivers allowing parents access to grades.