Find information here about our quarterly exams and performance tasks.

Click here to watch a video explaining all about NHPS Assessments, updated October 2015.

More information:


Learn more about Proficiency and Assessment

Get the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines here.

Get the ACTFL-NCSSFL Can Do Statements here.

Here is an interesting slideshow with lots of ideas for various types of assessments -also discusses standards-based grading.

AAPPL Score Descriptors(rubrics). See the bottom of THIS page.

Jefferson County PS Rubric

Lexington One Proficiency Rubric

More units and assessments from Jefferson County PS

AP Rubrics

ACTFL Webinars on Assessment
See “Strategies to Guide Learners to Their Next Level-Overview or Developing Learners’ Performance – Aiming Toward Proficiency”

Annenberg Webinars on Assessment
Include a variety of real-world video and classroom examples - free to watch online.
Teaching Foreign Languages K-12: A Library of Classroom Practices, see #3 Assessment Strategies (click on the little “VoD” to watch video)

View Wisconsin's videos on assessment in the classroom (great videos with students!)

Check out this great article with tech tools for doing on-the-fly formative assessments in your class, even if all of the students don't have computers.

ACTFL Integrated Performance Assessment
Here is a nice wikispaces site with lots of explanations about the IPA and links to sample tasks. Especially check out Toni Theisen's IPA examples (former ACTFL Teacher of the Year).
Here is a list of sample IPA's put together by CARLA.
Here is a like to New Jersey's CAPS project in which they made IPAs for different languages/levels called "TOAs" (Thematically Organized Assessment Tasks). Scroll to the bottom of the page for the titles.