Formative Assessment FAQ
What is a ClearSight Formative assessment?
ClearSight's Formative assessments are available from grades K-12. These assessments are linked to classroom instruction and measure student knowledge and mastery of specific topics.
ClearSight's Formative tests are fixed-form, meaning that all students take the exact same test.
Similar to our Interim items, all of ClearSight's Formative assessment items have undergone the same rigorous item development and approval process that produces the items seen on state summative tests.
How are Formative scores reported?
ClearSight's Formative assessments are reported in percentage correct and raw scores.
What Formative assessments are available?
ClearSight offers Formative assessments in ELA, Math, Writing, with a selection of Science forms also available for select grades. The Formative Writing assessments also include options for both machine and educator-scored responses.