• All 8th graders, in both the Physical Science 8 course and the Accelerated Biology 8 course, are required to take the Intermediate Level Science Assessment in May and June. The assessment is given in two parts on two separate days:

     
    Lab Performance Test:  This is a hands-on laboratory exam that tests microscope, measurement, and graphing skills.
     
    Written Test:  This is a two-hour exam of multiple choice and short-answer questions based on Earth, life, and physical science topics from the New York State Core Curriculum, grades 5 - 8.