Dear SCMS Parent,
This past spring, our school participated in the state-wide M-STEP Assessment Program. These online assessments taken by our students have been designed with significant rigor or challenge and are to represent a measure of our school’s progress toward getting each child ready for the ever-changing world.
M-STEP Parent Reports have been mailed home for your review. Making sense of any test results can sometimes be complicated for students and parents as these reports may use unfamiliar words or have an overwhelming amount of numbers and percentages. This test report has helped reduce such confusion by eliminating those problems, so please seek to review these results along with your child.
The Michigan Department of Education has also done well with providing additional support with test results interpretation by providing online resources which include a brief video and accompanying guides that are accessible through our Middle School webpage (www.swartzcreek.org) or directly from the Michigan Department of Education (http://www.michigan.gov/mde/).
With the new school year launched, we look forward to assisting all of our students in making academic progress in these key skill areas. Thank you!