Assessment is an important part of the curriculum; it is a part of the learning experience, not separate from it. Here are some of the purposes of assessment:


  • Opportunity for students to demonstrate what they know and are able to do.

  • Determine whether students are meeting the learning objectives.

  • Modify the curriculum and individualize instruction accordingly.

  • Identify students with special needs.

  • Provide teachers with objective information for grading.

  • Motivate students to improve their performance.

  • Evaluate effectiveness of programs

  • Communicate student progress with parents, school, and community.