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6300 Evaluation of the Instructional Program


Northfield, New Jersey Monitored Mandated
Policy X Other Reasons

The Northfield Board of Education directs the Superintendent of Schools to develop and implement a systematic short-range and long-range plan for the continuing assessment of the progress of the educational program toward the goals established by the district. To this end, he/she shall recommend tests and methods indicated by his/her best professional judgment.

The board reserves the right to review each test and to approve those that serve a legitimate purpose without infringing upon the personal rights of the students or their parents/guardians. The results of any evaluation may be released by the Superintendent of Schools using district-wide data. Parents/guardians may obtain an explanation of the results of their child’s test from qualified school personnel.

The Superintendent of Schools shall annually recommend improvements in the program and staff based upon the evaluation of the district’s program. He/she will ensure that all required data is submitted to the Commissioner for inclusion in the school report card.

The board will cooperate with the Commissioner in the conduct of such state-wide assessment programs as are required by the State Board of Education and shall use the data gained thereby toward the improvement of the schools of this district.

Adopted: No Date NJSBA Review/Update: December 2009; December 2010 Readopted: October 24, 2011

Key Words

Evaluation, Evaluation of the Instructional Program, Instructional Program

Legal References: N.J.S.A. 18A:7A-10 Evaluation of performance of each school

N.J.S.A. 18A:7E-2 through -5 School report card program

  1. 6A:7-1.4 Responsibilities of the district board of education
  2. 6A:8-1.1 et seq. Standards and Assessment See particularly:
  3. 6A:8-3.1, -4.3, -4.4, -4.5
  4. 6A:14-4.1(i) General requirements
  5. 6A:23A-9.5 Commissioner to ensure achievement of the Core Curriculum Content Standards
  6. 6A:30-1.1 et seq. Evaluation of the Performance of School Districts
  7. 6A:32-1.2 Definitions

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Pub. L. 107-110, 20 U.S.C.A. 6301 et seq.

Possible Cross References: *1000/1010 Concepts and roles in community relations; goals and objectives

*1120 Board of education meetings


*5120 Assessment of individual needs *5145.4 Equal educational opportunity 6000 Concepts and roles in instruction *6010 Goals and objectives

6011 Thorough and efficient/QEA *6141 Curriculum design/development *6147 Standards of proficiency *6171.4 Special education

*Indicates policy is included in the Critical Policy Reference Manual.

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