District Common Assessments (DCAs)

DCAs (District Common Assessments) are intended to measure how well a student has learned a specific body of knowledge and skills. The DCAs are not used in state or federal reporting. Their purpose is to provide students, parents, teachers, PLCs, and schools information about how well students are learning in a particular content area or course. This information can be used for grading, to improve student learning, and to improve teaching practices and curriculum materials.