Montesano School District

Excellence in Education

Montesano is a community where people learn,
grow and work together.  With high-quality
instruction, every student, regardless of race, class,
language, or disability, can succeed.

Results from first Smarter Balanced assessments are in

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction released state testing scores Monday, including the first scores from the Smarter Balanced Assessments. The results were promising and exceeded early predictions. 

State, district and school level results are available at the State Report Card at

TRANSLATED: New back-to-school handout available in 16 languages

Just in time for back to school, Ready Washington's new handout provides high-level information on Washington's K-12 learning standards and assessments. It's now available in 16 languages. Please download and share within your networks. 

Tele-town halls on K-12 education

Educators and leaders from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction hosted five tele-town halls in July and August to build awareness and understanding of Washington's K-12 learning standards and assessments. Thousands joined each call to learn more and ask questions about the state's learning standards and assessments. You can listen to the recorded tele-town halls here.

What Are Smarter Balanced Assessments?

Two videos on Smarter Balanced provides viewers a better idea of why these new assessments help teachers and students.

Using Smarter Balanced Scores to Chart Your Path

This video and infographic take you through a student's path high school graduation and beyond. 


Two Videos Feature Seattle Educators

WA Teacher of the Year Lyon Terry and Rainier View Elementary Principal Anitra Pinchback-Jones talk about students learning in their schools. 


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