2017-2018 Testing Information
Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence (SAGE)
SAGE is a system of assessments designed to support and measure success and growth. SAGE is designed to support and measure success and growth. SAGE assessments are fair and accurate, reflect Utah’s cultural values, and accurately assess the Utah Core Standards. The SAGE assessment system supports teachers in the classroom. The data obtained in these assessments may be utilized by teachers and administrators to review student progress toward learning targets, plan instruction, provide teacher feedback, provide important achievement and accountability data to students, parents, and other stakeholders, and summative assessments allow for public reporting about school quality.
2017-2018 Subject Testing Schedule
May 17: Writing
May 21: ELA
May 22: Math
May 23: Science
- Headphones required for all test sessions.
Students can use text-to-speech to listen to stimuli or test items being read aloud
- Language Arts
- As of this year, SAGE Writing will include just one writing prompt. The prompt will either be explanatory or opinion, and assignment to either prompt will be random.
- Writing Rubric
- Language Arts Blueprint
- New test format this year. Includes four sections, which will take approximately 45 minutes per section to complete.
- Science Calculator Policy
Testing Ethics and Security