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Kent County Public Schools will be providing meals for children 18 years old and younger over the summer. Children do not need to be enrolled in Kent County Public Schools to receive these meals. Please fill out our Summer Meal Survey at to help us better understand the needs of our community for summer meals. The information you provide below will only be used in the planning process for summer meal distribution.
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Local Assessments

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Local assessments are used to determine students' knowledge of state standards currently being taught, monitor their progress in gaining necessary skills, assess their achievement and enable the Kent County Public Schools to modify existing programs and develop new goals aligned with specific student needs. 
These assessment tools give teachers the ability to see where students are in their understanding and support their individual learning and abilities.

Accommodations for all assessments are available based on student IEP, 504 or ELL plans.
Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) (Local Assessment)
The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) measures student academic abilities and is useful for educators to make course and academic program placements for students.
• Taken in the spring
• Grade 2
NWEA Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) (Local Assessment)
The Northwest Evaluation Association Measures of Academic Progress (NWEA MAP) assessments are computer adaptive achievement tests in Mathematics and Reading. As a student responds to questions, the test responds to the student, adjusting up or down the difficulty of the questions presented to the student.
• Taken in October and February
• Grades K-8
NWEA MAP Reading Fluency Dyslexia Screener (Local and State) 
The Northwest Evaluation Association Measures of Academic Progress (NWEA MAP) reading fluency dyslexia screener provides student results that indicate possible risk factors for dyslexia or other reading difficulties. The results are used as an indicator of a child's reading abilities.
• Taken September and February
• Kindergarten (Any student that was not screened in kindergarten OR they attended school outside of Maryland public schools will ALSO NEED to take the Dyslexia Screener)  
Midterms and Final Exams (Local)
KCPS utilizes midterms and exams as summative assessments to evaluate skill level and content knowledge in various subjects. Check the course syllabus for information on these assessments.
• For middle school students, taken in January and May
• for high school students, taken at the end of each quarter