Question: How do I assess my student’s progress using the Grade Level Kit courses?

Answer: Publishers offer progress monitoring with the courses in the form of quizzes, tests, and projects. In addition to the publisher resources, Bridgeway Academy has developed alternative assessments and projects to promote choice for progress monitoring.


Question: Where are the assessments?

Answer:  Some publisher assessments and keys are included in the print material distributed with the Grade Level Kit. Other assessments and keys are available in the Bridgeway Learning Center Course Resources for the course. These assessments are downloadable PDF copies that may be printed and completed. The keys are also provided for progress monitoring by the homeschool instructor.

  • Pearson Interactive Science Homeschool Bundle chapter tests and alternative assessments are available in the BLC course resources for download and completion. Keys are also available for the homeschool instructor. There are no printed assessments included in the grade kit.
  • Math-U-See lesson tests are included in the print materials. Keys are also available in the print materials. Alternative assessments are available in the BLC course resources.
  • Steck-Vaughn assessments are available in the print materials. Keys are also available in the print materials. Alternative assessments are available in the BLC course resources.
  • Bridgeway English Language Arts assessments are book projects suggested in the course instructor guide. An evaluation rubric tool to score projects is available in the BLC course resources. Skillsbook activities may also be assessments. Skillsbook activities are available as print materials. Keys are also available in the print materials.
  • Paradigm assessments are quizzes and tests included in the print materials. Keys are also available in the print materials. Alternative assessments are available in the BLC course resources.
  • Saxon math assessments are lesson and unit tests included in the print materials. Keys are also available in the print materials. Alternative assessments are available in the BLC course resources.
  • Peace Hill Press Story of the World assessments are included in the print materials. Keys are also available in the print materials. Alternative assessments are available in the course resources.
  • TCI Social Studies assessments are included in the BLC course resources. Keys are also available in the BLC course resources. Alternative assessments are available in the BLC course resources.


Alternative assessments developed by Bridgeway Academy include a rubric evaluation tool to promote student success and formal grading.