PARCC Information and Helpful Links

About the PARCC

PARCC assessments will be administered in the spring of 2018. In preparation for that we’ve compiled a list of online resources which you may find helpful.

Some facts about PARCC:

  • PARCC stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
  • It is an online assessment that requires not only reading stamina and higher level thinking skills, but also technological knowledge including drop and drag, highlighting, and complex multi-step problems
  • It supports the Common Core Standards for ELA/Literacy in five areas: Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, and Academic Language
  • The goal of PARCC is to assess whether students are college and career ready
  • The good news is there is more online information, samples, test questions, lesson plans, and resources available than ever before. Below we have listed some of the most user-friendly versions.
  • PARCC assessment
  • Take a practice test
  • See what's different about the PARCC test
  • Look at a glossary of PARCC assessment terms
  • Resources for parents