The Assessment Unit provides assistance and oversight regarding the assessment of students at the Early Childhood, Primary, Middle and Secondary levels.
The Early Years Evaluation (EYE)
The Early Years Evaluation (EYE) assesses the skills of children aged three to six years as they prepare for and make the transition to school.
Help Me Tell My Story Oral Language Assessment
The Help Me Tell My Story oral language assessment measures language development in Prekindergarten and Kindergarten students and is available to all Saskatchewan schools.
Help Me Talk About Math Assessment
Help Me Talk About Math is designed for Grade 1 students and supports development of math skills and thinking. The Askî's Pond iPad math game can be used on its own or as part of the assessment program and is available for download free from the App Store.
Reading, Writing and Math
The Assessment Unit supports the reporting of students reading achievement for grades 1, 2 and 3, the development of assessment resources for writing and mathematics for all students.
Grade 12 Provincial Exams
Grade 12 Provincial Exams are available six times a year in English and in French, and are prepared for English Language Arts A 30, English Language Arts B 30, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics 30, Foundations of Mathematics 30, and Pre-Calculus 30.
National and International Assessments, PISA, PCAP and PIRLS
Saskatchewan students regularly participate in national and international assessments such as the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the Pan-Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP), and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS). These assessments indicate how well students do in reading, mathematics and science.
For more information on each of these projects, visit the Assessment Unit website; also available in French.