St. Viator Parish School

Viator Voice: January 18, 2021

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here is last year's Prayer and Flag where Grade 2 reminded us that the world is a

beautiful place, when we live in harmony!


Today, we celebrate strong student achievement at st. viator!

The Terra Nova (achievement) scores indicate how well the child is doing in relation to students across the country. Achievement tests include content students may not have been specifically taught, but they could be expected to be mastered according to their cognitive ability.

The InView (ability) scores indicate the potential the student has for learning certain concepts. Both tests together yield an anticipated score that help educators and parents assess a particular child’s progress according to his/her ability.

Terra Nova Board Report

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Aren't Scores around 60 pretty bad?

Percentiles are NOT percentages. A percentile score of 60 does not mean that the child got 6 right out of 10 – that would be a percentage.

Percentiles are rank order scores, indicating that, in a national group of 100 children in the same grade, this child is doing better than 59 of them.

By definition, the median (average middle score) percentile is 50. “Average” scores follow a bell - shaped curve, with most students falling between the 25th (low average) and 75th (high average) percentiles.

If a student scored 58th percentile in math, and his anticipated score is 55, he is achieving according to his ability (perhaps a bit higher than the average of his ability group), and is doing better than 57 out 100 of his peers across the country.

Bottom Line...

We were pleased, but not surprised, to view our most recent Terra Nova Testing Scores. Despite the COVID and summer slide, our students out performed the nation in all subjects and lead the Diocese in performance. We are receiving the High School Placement Test results from Bishop Gorman with similar results. As soon as the last test is tabulated, we will share those results.

PreKindergarten & Kindergarten Registration for 2021-2022

We are currently setting up appointments to test for new students entering PreKindergarten and Kindergarten.

If you are a current PreKindergarten parent, your child will not need to be tested for Kindergarten 2021-2022.

Please contact Mary Jane Marlow at 702-732-4477 extension 100 for more information.

What's Happening!

Monday: January 18, 2021

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Observed, No School

Tuesday: January 19, 2021
  • ECRA Writing Test, Grades 3 through 8

Wednesday: January 20, 2021

  • ECRA Writing Test, Grades 3 through 8

Thursday: January 21, 2021

  • ECRA Writing Test, Grades 3 through 8

Friday: January 22, 2021

Extended Care Week of January 19th

Help Us Stay Well and Stay in School

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Gentle Reminder

All tuition and fees must be brought current prior to re-registration, which will be at the end of this month. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Alex at or Mrs. Brunelle.