• The purpose of Acuity is to provide assessments for grade 3-9 students in English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies so that teachers can provide instruction to meet each students' needs.

    Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI)
    The Scholastic Reading Inventory is given to students  to measure their lexile reading score and determine reading growth.  It is given three times a year to all Barker students.

    The purpose of the program is to measure student achievement in the subject areas of English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. In particular, ISTEP+ reports student achievement levels according to the Indiana Academic Standards that were adopted in November 2000 by the Indiana State Board of Education. An Applied Skills Assessment and a Multiple-Choice Assessment are used to measure these standards; they are required components of the ISTEP+ program.