Testing & Home Education Evaluations

Tapestry Academy is pleased to announce that we offer two ways to complete Home Education compliance.


Families can choose one of the following:

OPTION 1: On‐site the IOWA Assessment Form E, Standardized Testing
OPTION 2: Home Education Evaluations by a Florida Certified Teacher to show progress for the school year. 

Year-End Testing, Grades 3–8

On‐Site IOWA Assessment, Standardized Testing

TESTING DATES:

Day 1: Monday, April 27, 2020, 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Day 2: Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Students MUST be present for both dates to complete testing.

Registration Deadline Friday, March 20, 2020. (Before Spring Break)


$65/student (Tapestry Students)

$75/student (Homeschool Guests)

$65/student each additional sibling


All test results showing progress for the school year will have their Home Education Evaluation Form signed by a Florida Certified Teacher. Results will be mailed to you for your own information for each student.

The completed form will be your responsibility to send to the Home Education Office. Portfolio Reviews are also available at an additional cost.

Year-End Testing, Grades 3–8


See the attached Registration Form and Information Sheet.

Annual Evaluations

Time Needed:  Approx. 1 Hour

Price:  $65 ($50 for each sibling)

Home Education Annual Evaluations by a Florida Certified Teacher.


WHAT TO BRING:

• List basic information and a list of all classes, programs, books, curriculum, instructor names, and current grade for each class. 

• Include class syllabus or scope and sequence.

• Include work from the beginning, middle, and end of each course. (exams, essays, and projects. (Photos, pdf, and actual work acceptable.)

• Can include samples of student writing, goals, field trips.

Sample Form Link


WHAT TO EXPECT:

A student discussion with teacher covering topics such as favorite classes this school year, and ideas for next year.  Parent and Student discussion of suggestions for the coming year.  The form will be filled out for those who have shown sufficient information to show academic progress for the student's ability.


FORMS: 

Palm Beach County:

https://www.palmbeachschools.org/homeeducation/wp-content/uploads/sites/65/2016/07/1407.pdf 

Broward County:

https://www.browardschools.com/cms/lib/FL01803656/Centricity/domain/13538/home%20ed/Annual%20Evaluation%202017_18.pdf

Certified Teachers

Susan Anderson Michalak

Tapestry Academy Art/Art History Teacher

Florida Certified Teacher, and National Board Certified.  Art Grades K-12, AP Art History teacher for Broward County Schools, Graduated from FAU in 1991.  Awarded 2009 Broward County Arts Teacher of the Year.


Kathleen Lewis

Tapestry Academy Early Education Teacher

Florida Certified Teacher. Elementary Education, Early Childhood and Reading. (Wilson Language Program for 1st and 2nd grade for helping students with dyslexia and struggling readers.)  Graduated from Lynn University in 2012.  Homeschool Mom.


Elyse Vasquez

Tapestry Academy Advisor

Florida Certified Teacher.  Elementary Education.  Teacher at Addison Mizner Elementary.  Previous Homeschool Mom.