Meet more (soon-to-be) grads: Anthony, Madi, Toti, and Xavier

Our eighth grade students will be graduating soon. We’re running a blog series so that you can get to know them a little bit before they go and see where they’ll be attending high school. (You can’t miss it–they’re holding signs!)  Here’s the second of four blogs highlighting eighth grade students. (Read the first here , the third […]

Standardized tests at Mustard Seed: how to prepare and what they assess

(Note: this is an updated repost from February of last year.) Do students at MSS take standardized tests?  Yes, they definitely do. Next week, in fact! Each year, in grades four through eight, we administer the Terra Nova Complete Battery and Plus Assessments.  These standardized tests that are aligned with NAEP standards, as well as […]

Do students at MSS take standardized tests?

Do students at MSS take standardized tests?  Yes, they definitely do. Next week, in fact! Each year, in grades four through eight, we administer the Terra Nova Complete Battery and Plus Assessments.  These standardized tests that are aligned with NAEP standards, as well as state standards.  Next Monday (the week of Feb. 23-27) students will […]