Assessment, Research and Evaluation

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Welcome to the Department of Assessment, Research and Evaluation

Our mission through this site is to provide students, parents and staff with useful information and support pertaining to state and local assessments administered through the Dearborn Public Schools. 

Assessment – Rudolph Blankenburg School

Resources for Parents and Students

Below are some remote learning resources to help students review while they are away from school: Online Practice for M-STEP ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies Paper/Pencil Sample Item Sets Khan Academy Practice Exercises PSAT Daily Practice Sample Questions for...

Assessment News

The 2019-20 school year is off to a wonderful start!! Select the Assessments tab for the latest information on the upcoming spring State Assessments. Select the Parent Resources tab for a variety of assessment...


Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress April 8 - May 10 for grades 5, 8, and 11 April 29 - May 31 for grades 3, 4, 6, and 7 The M-STEP is a 21st Century online test given for the first time in the Spring of 2015. It is designed to gauge how well students are...

Formative Assessment

Formative Assessment Training Thirty teachers, along with a few administrators, have been attending Formative Assessment Trainings this year with Ellen Vorenkamp.  The trainings have been held after school and on Saturdays.  The turnout has been great and many new...

Parent Resources

Parent Dashboard for School Transparency Parent Resources/Parent Connect Login M-STEP Online Practice for M-STEP ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies Paper/Pencil Sample Item Sets M-STEP - How to Read Your Child's Score Report for Grades 3-8 MME - How to Read Your...

We hope you had an enjoyable summer!!

 Fall NWEA MAP Growth testing window opened Tuesday, September 4, 2018 and will close on Monday, October 1, 2018 NWEA MAP Growth tests are administered to students to determine their instructional level and to measure academic growth throughout the school year (and...

Parent Resources

Parent Guide to State Assessments in Michigan PSAT/SAT Free Practice and Personalized Study NWEA Parent Toolkit NWEA RIT – Grade Equivalent Conversion Tables (Math and Reading) Khan Academy Practice Exercises Correlated to RIT Parent Resources/Parent Connect...

Upcoming Assessments

Department Contacts

(313) 827-3040

Dr. Daniel Patterson
Director of Assessment, Research & Evaluation

Mayla Harp
Supervisor of Assessment, Research &  Evaluation                            313-827-3041

Mayla Harp
Computer Technician Specialist


The district policy for electronics during assessment administration must adhere to the following guidelines.

Click here to access: District Electronics Usage Policy

Click here to access the Arabic translation: Arabic Translation of Electronic Device Use Policy

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