LEAP?Testing information announced

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The following is information for all non-public and home schooling students.

This notice is to advise parents of the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education’s policy regarding the transfer of non-public and home schooling students to the public school system.

A student who is transferring from an in-state nonpublic school or a home schooling program, as well as, a Louisiana resident who is transferring from an out-of-state school to enroll in the Louisiana public school system at grades 5 or 9 shall be required to take and pass the 4th or 8th grade LEAP 21 English Language Arts and Mathematics tests. 

The Ascension Parish School System will administer the LEAP test to students planning to enroll in the Ascension Parish Public schools on June 28, 29 and 30. 

Students are required to participate in testing during the entire three day cycle.

There will be no onsite registration. Thus, students who have not completed registration prior to the testing dates will not be admitted for testing.

Parents should contact Jill Gros, Ascension Parish School Board at (225)391-7194 or (225) 257-2194, no later than June 7, 2011 to register for applicable tests or to obtain further information. 

Detailed registration information may be found at www. apsb.org.