GCHS will be administering the PARCC ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS test on Wednesday, April 18th and Thursday, April 19th.
We will be administering the PARCC MATH test on Wednesday, April 25th and Thursday April 26th.
Participation in these tests is required for graduation with a diploma in the state of New Mexico.
Please be at school on time and well rested in order to have the best chance at success!
Gallup Central High School
AFTER SCHOOL & SATURDAY TUTORING
Students are encouraged to take advantage of after hours tutoring. Certified teachers are available to assist students after school on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 3:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. and on Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The EoC exams are administered as the final at the end of a course. They are state mandated assessments that can be used as an alternative demonstration of competency for graduation in the areas of math, reading, writing and science. The social studies EoCs are the primary demonstration of competency for graduation.
The NMSBA Science test is a state mandated test of Science proficiency administered to all New Mexico students in 11th grade. Students who do not pass this exam in 11th grade, are offered an opportunity to retake the test in the fall of their 12th grade year. This test is the primary demonstration of competency for graduation in the area of Science.
All public school students in the state of New Mexico are required to take PARCC tests in the areas of ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA) and MATH in grades 3 through 11. These tests are used as the primary demonstration of competency for graduation in the areas of reading, writing and math. Students who have not passed these exams by the end of their 11th grade year are offered a retake opportunity in the fall of their 12th grade year.
The WIDA SCREENER is an English language proficiency "screener" test given to incoming students who may be designated as English language learners. The results of this placement test are used to determine whether or not the student requires extra language supports in the classroom.
The state of New Mexico requires the ACCESS for ELLs test be administered once a year to all students who have been identified as English Language Learners as a result of their score on the W-APT. This exam measures student progress in writing, reading, listening and speaking academic English language. Students may achieve proficiency on this test and be exited from English Language Learner Status.