Iowa Test of Basic Skills
Iowa Test of Basic Skills Current PA law requires that home school students in grades 3, 5 & 8 be tested with a standardized achievement test. MEC offers the Iowa Test of Basic Skills in March for students in grades 3-8. Students do not need to be a member of MEC in order to participate, but pre-registration is required. The deadline to register is January 29, 2019.
Date: March 6 and 7, 2019
SNOW DATE: March 13 and 14, 2019
Day 1: Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Spelling, Capitalization, Punctuation Usage Day 2: Math Concepts, Math Estimation, Problem Solving and Data Interpretation
Time: Students should arrive at 9:00 a.m. to check in before testing begins at 9:30. Testing will conclude roughly around 12:30 on Wednesday and 11:30 on Thursday (unless taking the optional testing). There will be snack and stretching breaks. Students must provide their own snacks.
Optional: Thursday afternoon session offers Social Studies, Science, Maps and Diagrams, and Reference Materials
Location: Mt Aetna Bible Church, 11 Chestnut St, Mt Aetna PA 19544 Cost: $40 for MEC members; $45 for non-MEC members
Registration: Click HERE for the Registration Form. Please follow the instructions on the form.