6162.5 Policy

 Diocesan Board of Education
Diocese of

Policy 6162.5



Admission Testing

Pupils entering kindergarten for the first time are usually given a reliable readiness test.  All transfer students may be tested, if needed, to assure appropriate placement.

Annual Academic Testing Program

All students in grades two through eight shall participate in the Diocesan standardized testing program to be administered during the fall.  This program is optional for grade one.

Yearly assessment of Catholic Religious Educational Testing

In order to insure an effective evaluation of the religious education programs in the Diocesan schools and parish religious education programs an evaluation instrument will be administered yearly as determined by the Office of Education.

Adopted:                    February 15, 1996

Revised:                      March 18, 2008

The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton
Bishop of Belleville

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