In order to protect the health and safety of employees, staff, and students, all those who access Pasco County School locations must self-screen for symptoms and other risk factors of COVID-19 daily. If you answer YES to any of the questions, you should NOT be on campus. Access the Visitor Screener or the Student Screener online. Employees should use the Employee Self-Screener.

Testing Information

WIDA Access for ELLs

Students identified as English Language Learners will be taking the WIDA Access for ELLs suite of assessments between January 25th and March 12th. These assessments measure students’ progress in listening, speaking, reading, and writing English language skills.

Informational letters were sent to families of participating students.

WIDA Access for ELLs Parent/Guardian letter – English

WIDA Access for ELLs Parent/Guardian letter – Spanish

Contacts:

Catalina Fernandez, Assistant Principal

Lorraine Boise, Assessment Coordinator

PSAT/NMSQT Makeup

Any 10th grade student who was unable to take the PSAT in October will have the opportunity to take it on Tuesday, January 26th. This is only for students who DID NOT take the test in October.

Students who are interested must notify Mrs. Boise by Friday, January 15th at: lboise@pasco.k12.fl.us or 352-524-5563. Students and parents or guardians may also message Mrs. Boise through MyLearning, or visit her office in the IRC.

SAT School Day

All juniors will have the opportunity to take the SAT on March 24, 2021 at PHS during the regular school day, at no cost to students. The Spring 2021 SAT School Day  Reportable test is the regular SAT test that is given on weekends, except it is given on a school day. 

This is especially beneficial for students who might have difficulty giving up a Saturday, or finding transportation to get to a weekend test.

Informational letters will be sent to the parents/guardians of eligible students:

SAT School Day Reportable letter – English

SAT School Day Reportable letter – Spanish

Students wanting to request accommodations for this SAT administration need to complete and send in the Consent Form for Accommodations Request by January 22, 2021. 

Consent Form for Accommodations

Please send consent forms, or any questions regarding the SAT, to Lorraine Boise at lboise@pasco.k12.fl.us .

Algebra 1 EOCs and Reading Retakes

From February 8th through March 26th students will have the opportunity to take the FSA Reading Retake (including Writing) and/or the Algebra 1 EOC Retake.

The Reading Retake (including Writing) is for Juniors and Seniors who still need to take and pass this exam to meet the graduation requirement.

The Algebra 1 EOC Retake is for 9-12 students who have taken and not passed the Algebra EOC, or who should have taken it, but did not.

Note: Students currently in Geometry who submitted a deferral form until they take the Geometry EOC in the spring do not have to take the Algebra 1 EOC during this window.

For more information, contact:

Lorraine Boise, Assessment Coordinator at lboise@pasco.k12.fl.us .