The Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS) is a comprehensive statewide program designed to provide information about what students know in core academic areas and whether they can apply what they know. The WSAS includes:


The federal No Child Left Behind Act requires all states to test all students in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics in grades 3-8 and once in high school. Student performance on these assessments is reported in proficiency categories and used for accountability determination at the school, district and state levels. Wisconsin State statute also requires students to take a science and social studies test  These tests together create the Wisconsin Student Assessment System.

2016-17 Assessment Calendar
Assessment Resources

Every Student Succeeds Act Information

ESSA Accountability Chart
ESSA Primer-Accountability
ESSA Primer-Assessments
ESSA Primer-High Schools
ESSA Primer-Teaching
  • School District of River Falls
  • 852 East Division Street, River Falls, WI 54022
  • Phone: (715) 425-1800
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