DoDEA uses a balanced assessment system to drive the Continuous School Improvement (CSI) process and help each student succeed.
System-wide data is used in monitoring student achievement and evaluating system-wide progress toward the goals of the DoDEA Community Strategic Plan. One of the most common types of assessment used in schools is the standardized test. Standardized tests are always administered with the same directions/time limits, and they are always scored the same way to ensure fairness for all students. Standardized testing results are used by educators to help improve teaching and learning and to evaluate programs and schools, as well as to generate the data on which policy decisions are made.
Both norm-referenced and criterion-referenced achievement tests are administered in DoDEA. In addition to promoting accountability, these assessments of student achievement provide valuable data that can be analyzed to:
Our accrediting agency, NCA CASI, is part of the unified organization AdvancED who's focus is to help member schools continually improve student performance and school conditions. Their accreditation standards and process are based on:
Educate, engage, and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world
Fort Campbell HS is an energetic community, igniting the imagination and inspiring a life-long passion for learning.
SMART Goal A: By June 2018, all students will improve literacy skills in comprehension and analysis of non-fiction content across the curriculum as measured by the selected system-wide and local assessments.
SMART Goal B: By June 2018, all students will improve skills in the heart of algebra by applying instructional interventions implemented across the curriculum as measured by the selected system-wide and local assessments.