• District 87 provides a full suite of assessments at the PK-5, middle, and high school levels to monitor student progress and achievement.

    Assessment and testing are important elements in education.  Assessments are used in Bloomington Public Schools for the following purposes:

    • Gather accurate information about student achievement
    • Identify strengths and needs in the instructional program
    • Identify students in need of additional intervention
    • Identify student for special programs

    Bloomington Public Schools assesses students in grades 1 through 11 using standardized and/or state tests.  Parents receive information about their children's performance through written reports and during Parent/Teacher Conferences.  Summaries of the district-wide performance on state tests are included in the District Report Card.