What is the PARCC (pronounced "park")?
The PARCC is a test that students in the third through eighth grade (and some high school) take each spring to assess critical thinking, problem-solving and the ability to synthesize information from various sources and provide evidence and reasoning when solving problems.
There is a lot of online information availble to help students and parents better understand and prepare for the PARCC. Check out these great resources:
PARCC Assessment Content Model & Frameworks
Blue Prints & Test Specs to Help You Understand the Design of the PARCC Assessment
PARCC Assessment Accessibility Features & Accommodations Manual
Public ELA portal for educator resources!
Did you receive your childs test results and wonder how to navigate the results? Check out GreatKids State Test Guidelines for Parents