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In the Little Falls School District, information about student learning and the performance of the school district is gathered from a variety of sources, including district and state assessments. Each piece provides a ‘snapshot’ of how well a child is doing. The more ‘snapshots’ that are gathered, the clearer the picture of what a student knows and can do becomes. Teachers, administrators, and parents use assessment results to promote academic success for each and every student in District #482. Information obtained from assessments assists in assessing curricular success, planning continuous improvement, and evaluating district programs.

Assessment Schedules


  • MN State Test Security Tip Line
  • Parent/Guardian Guide and Refusal for Student Participation in Statewide Assessments
    Minnesota Statutes, section 120B.31, subdivision 4a, student participation requires the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) to publish a form for parents/guardians to complete if they refuse to have their student participate in state-required standardized assessments. The Parent/Guardian Guide to Statewide Testing document provides some basic information to help parents/guardians make informed decisions that benefit their child and their school and community.


Lisa Salber

Lisa Salber

District Assessment Coordinator