|Summative assessments are large-scale standardized assessments which provide an annual snapshot of the achievement levels of students at the grade, school and/or district level.
||Summative assessments are used to evaluate student learning at the grade, school, and/or district level.
||Benchmark assessments are diagnostic or monitoring in nature and provide multiple data points during the course of the school year.
||Benchmarks serve to monitor student progress towards a set of learning targets.
||Formative assessments are ongoing classroom assessments that are locally developed and are integrated in the daily classroom experience of the student.
||Formative assessments provide immediate feedback to teachers and students and are used by teachers to plan for future instruction.