RDSS: Assessment contains and delivers pre and post assessments for the "traditionally non-tested" subject areas. RDSS: Assessment supports the collection of valid and reliable assessment data to measure student academic progress. The tool currently contains assessments for  PE, Art, Music Dance, Economics, Choir, Band, Theater, and Social Studies.


Report Reference Documents, cont'd

Campus Level Reports

Campus Report Handout
Summary - Objective Mastery Summary by Campus
Table - Objective Mastery Campus Summary by Teacher, Grade Level
Table - Objective Mastery Campus Summary by Teacher
Multi-Test - Graph - Objective Mastery Summary by Campus
Multi-Test - Graph - Average percent Correct
Test Score Frequency
Table - Objective Mastery Campus Summary by Teacher, Grade Level - Accountability
Table - Items Analysis Campus Summary by Teacher, Grade Level - Accountability
Multi-Test Objective performance Grouping Summary by Campus
Campus Student Score Listing by Student
Campus Student Score Listing by Score

District Level Reports

District Report Handout
District Objective Summary
Multi-Test Objective Mastery Summary (graph)
Multi-Test Average percent Correct (graph)
District Test Score Frequency
Multi-test Objective Performance Grouping Summary
Objective Mastery Summary by Campus, Grade (table)
Objective Mastery Summary by Campus (table)

Items Specification

These documents describe the content that test items could include.

HS Economics
HS Government
PE Grade 3
PE Grade 8
HS PE
Social Studies 6th Grade
Social Studies 7th Grade
Social Studies 8th Grade
Transition: ELL (Item Specifications and Blueprint)
Transition: Gen Ed (Item Specifications and Blueprint)
HS U.S. History
HS World History
Music Ensembles
HS Dance
Music Grade 2
Music Grade 3
Music Grade 5
Visual Arts Grade 3
Visual Arts Grade 5
Visual Arts Grade 8
HS Visual Arts
HS Theater

Blueprints

These documents show the standards that are covered on MCESA Assessments.

Beginning Band
Beginning Choir
HS Dance
HS Economics
HS Government
PE Grade 3
PE Grade 8
HS PE
Social Studies Grade 6
Social Studies Grade 7
Social Studies Grade 8
HS Theater
U.S. History
World History
Music Grade 2
Music Grade 3
Music Grade 5
Visual Arts Grade 3
Visual Arts Grade 5
Visual Arts Grade 8
HS Visual Arts

Sample Items

Use these samples as an indicator of item type and style. These are not exact items on any MCESA assessments.

Choir
Economics
Government
Music Grade 3
PE Grade 3
PE Grade 8
Social Studies Grade 6
Social Studies Grade 7
Social Studies Grade 8
U.S. History
Visual Arts Grade 3
Visual Arts Grade 8
World History

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Support Materials for Assessment Implementation

MCESA Test Administration Manual for On-line Administration 2016-17 (pdf)
Student Instructions for Test Taking 2016-17 (ppt)
Power Point of Student Instructions for Online Testing (ppt)
FAQ Troubleshooting Guide for Online Testing (pdf)
Scale Score Levels and Descriptors (pdf)
Scale Score Conversion Tool (xls)
Teacher-Proctor Security Agreement (pdf)

Maricopa County Regional School District Specific Resources

Proctor Card
Student Director Card
Item Specific and Blueprint - Gen Ed
Item Specific and Blueprint - ELL
Transition Test - ELL - Vocabulary List
Test Administration Manual
Checklist for Implementation
PG Guide - Student Tracking 2015-16
PCG Guide - Generating Assessment Data Reports 2015-16
Excel Raw to Scale Score Conversion Tool - MCRSD (Excel Download)
Introduction to Scale Scores

New for 2017-2018

Coming soon

Using Reports for Data Driven Instruction

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This webcast is 11 minutes and can serve as a professional development activity working with a group or independently.  In this webcast, you will learn about how to access reports from PCG and how to evaluate the data for decision-making.  To Participate in the activities, you will need a copy of the handouts that accompany this webcast.  Click here for the handouts.

Performance Assessments

Art Grade 3 Data Capture Tool
Art Grade 3 Performance Assessment
Art Grade 8 Data Capture Tool
Art Grade 8 Performance Assessment
Art High School Data Capture Tool
Art High School Performance Assessment
Band Data Capture Tool (coming soon)
Band Performance Assessment (coming soon)
Choir Data Capture Tool
Choir Performance Assessments
Dance Data Capture Tool
Dance Performance Assessment
Music Grade 3 Data Capture Tool
Music Grade 3 Performance Assessment
PE Grade 3 Data Capture Tool
PE Grade 3 Performance Assessment
PE Grade 8 Data Capture Tool
PE Grade 8 Performance Assessment
PE HS Data Capture Tool
PE HS Performance Assessment
Theater  Data Capture Tool
Theater Performance Assessment

PCG Guidance Documents

These documents describe how to use the PCG assessments system

ADEConnect Guide - Assessment Tool

System Use

General System Use
Changing Your Password
Student Tracking
Student Assessment Summary
Accessing Student Summary

Test Taking

Taking Online Assessments

Reports

Generating Assessment Data Reports
District Completion Report
Campus Completion Report

Report Reference Documents

These documents provide tips on reading and using the reports in PCG.

Teacher Level Reports

Teacher Report Handout
Objective Summary by Teacher
Teacher - Student Score Listing by Student
Teacher - Student Score Listing by Score
Objective Mastery by Teacher by Class
Item Analysis by Teacher by Class
Multi-Test Graph - Objective Summary by Teacher
Multi-Test Graph - Average Percent Correct by Teacher
Test Score Frequency by Teacher
Objective Mastery by Teacher by Class - Accountability
Item Analysis by Teacher by Class  Accountability
Student Score Listing by Student
Student Score by Score
Objective Mastery Summary by Class by Student
Objective Mastery Summary by Class
Class Average Percent Correct
Objective Performance Grouping by Test by Class
Test Score Frequency by Class
Objective Performance Grouping by Test
Student Score Listing by Student by Scale Score
Student Score Listing by Student by Scale Score - Comprehensive


For help logging into the RDSS, contact ADE Support at ADESupport@azed.gov or call (602) 542-7378.

For more information about RDSS, contact the Director of Learning and Communication Systems, Laurie King.
602-372-3704 | laurie.king@mesa.maricopa.gov