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  • The field test assessment window for Health and Physical Education will be open for participating districts from March 1 through March 30, 2018

  • The National Assessments in Health and Physical Education are two field tests created in a partnership between SHAPE America and American Institutes for Research (AIR) for students in grades 5, 8, and High School (9–12)  .

  • There is no cost to participate in the field test.

  • Districts must commit to participating in the field test by February 16, 2018. Districts can sign up by filling out the form at SHAPE National Assessments in Health and Physical Education Learn More page.

  • Any district interested in trying the assessment is eligible! 

  • No. The goal of the field is not to assess performance but rather to gather feedback about the need for a national assessments in Health and Physical Education.

  • The assessments are designed to be delivered and completed by students within one class period, per subject area. Each assessment will take approximately 30 minutes for a student to complete. 

  • Please return back for more information. SHAPE America and American Institutes for Research (AIR) will provide a schedule to participating districts based on the plan administration window.

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