State Testing Information

Written Student Learning Plan  - All students will participate in all district and state assessments. 

WSLP Learning Coach Expectation: Learning Coaches will be sure their student is present on the required dates and times for district and state assessments. 

This spring all FULL REMOTE and BLENDED students in grades 3–8 will take the Smarter Balanced Assessment or Washington Access to Instruction and Measurement (WA-AIM) tests in math and English language arts. 

All Students in grades 5 & 8 will also take the Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science (WCAS) or the WA-AIM science test. 

These tests are a brief check-in on student learning from this school year

All testing will be completed in person at Home Choice Academy.

You will recieve updates via email - Check all of your inboxes - If you do not recieve a notification of your student's assessments dates and times, please contact the school. 

5th & 8th Grade Science: All (blended and remote)

All 5th and 8th grade BLENDED students -  April 13th and 14th in Class

All 5th & 8th  grade REMOTE students - April 14th In-Person from 9 - approx 11:30

All Blended and Remote Students Should Bring the Following on their testing days: 

student reading passage on chromebook


water bottle


young student reading book

Book to read

many sharpened pencils

Sharp pencil

pink headphones

Head phones

Face Mask (Optional)

Lunch - Students can bring a sack lunch or order lunch at school

School lunch is free - Click here to see the lunch choices for the day.  Help us plan by letting us know if your student will be bringing a lunch or getting a school lunch on the days they are scheduled to be in class.  


Additional Information for all students: 

Resources for Student Success

Click on links below to help you and your student become familiar with the assessment and learn how to be prepared for a successful experience.  

greatschools site link
smarter balanced student centered accessibility site link
Ready washington site link
state testing frequently asked questions site link
starting smart/ smarter balanced washington site link