State Assessments

In addition to formative assessments as part of our mastery-based model, Franklin Discovery Academy participates in all state mandated tests.

KEEP: Kindergarten Entry and Exit Profile

KEEP provides insights into current levels of academic and social-emotional performance upon entry and exit of kindergarten. It assists with identifying students in need of early intervention instruction and promotes differentiated instruction for all students. It is administered twice a year. 

  • Beginning of Year: 3 weeks before the first day of school to 3 weeks after Kindergarten starts 
  • End of Year: Within the last 4 weeks of school 

DIBELS Next: Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills 

DIBELS is completed three times a year to students in every grade. It is administered during the state testing windows. Test scores are reported to the state of Utah as required by state and federal law.

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Rise is administered during the state testing windows near the end of the school year for grades 3 - 6. Results are updated in ASPIRE by the State Board of Educations Assessment Department, generally in the month of August. 


Test Results

Please contact your mentor teacher for more information about your individual student's test results. If you have further questions regarding state tests please contact school administration.