LEARNING 

New Generation International Schools’ assessment plan includes both formative and summative assessments, as well as standardized and standard-based assessments for student learning.

Standardized assessments offered at NG are:

  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) for grades 10, 11, and 12
  • Measurement of Academic Progress (MAP) for grades 3 to 8
  • Advanced Placement (AP) for grades 11, 12
  • Diploma De Etude Francis (DELF) for grades 4 to 12
  • Ministry of Education Exams (MOE) for grades 6, 9, and 12

At the beginning of the school year we make sure that each grade level has a weekly quiz schedule. Tests are organized in the following sequence: weekly formative assessments, end of chapter/lesson quizzes, quarter assessments, and semester exams.

 

Formative Assessments — Ongoing Assessments

  • Observations during in-class activities; of students non-verbal feedback during lecture
  • Homework exercises as review for exams and class discussions)
  • Reflections journals that are reviewed periodically during the semester
  • Question and answer sessions, both formal—planned and informal—spontaneous
  • Conferences between the instructor and student at various points in the semester
  • In-class activities where students informally present their results
  • Student feedback collected by periodically answering specific question about the instruction and their self-evaluation of performance and progress

 

Summative Assessments

  • Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Diploma De Etude Francis (DELF)
  • Weekly quiz
  • End-of-unit or chapter tests
  • End-of-quarter exams
  • End of Quarter Project
  • Semester exams
  • Egyptian Ministry of Education assessments for Arabic, Arabic Social Studies and Religion- Christian and Islamic

 

Student Assessment

Students from Grades 1-12 are assessed according to the following Grading Scale:

  1. The school has a standard grading procedure
  2. The maximum achieved and recorded grade is 100%
  3. The High Honor roll is the GPA 3.8 category and above
  4. The Honor roll is the GPA 3.5-3.79 category
  5. Report cards are sent in hard copy only at the end of the year
  6. Students at risk of failing will receive a note on a quarterly basis indicating the necessity for a parent conference