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The parent resources are educator-created documents and resources designed to increase understanding about the various assessments the Office of Assessment coordinates. For more information about these resources and how to use them, please contact the Office of Assessment at 304.558.2546.

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West Virginia General Summative Assessment Description Handout This one-page handout provides individual descriptions of each of the content area assessments – English language arts, math and science – that are part of the West Virginia General Summative Assessment.

Tips for Supporting Students During State Assessments This one-page handout developed by the National PTA provides tips for supporting students during state assessments.

Practice and Training Tests Click on this link to learn more about the practice and training tests. Then click on the “Practice & Training Tests” tile at the top of the page to access the practice and training tests.  

West Virginia General Summative Assessment FAQs This one-page handout answers several frequently asked questions about the West Virginia General Summative Assessment.

West Virginia Comprehensive Statewide Assessment System: Providing Useful Data for Districts, Schools, Teachers, Students and Parents This two-page handout provides an explanation of the differences between summative test and interim/diagnostic tests, as well as gives a glimpse at sample reports that are available.