CSSS Member Directory

Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Education Louisiana Department of Education

CSSS Member Information:

Danna Clinton
Science Assessment Consultant
Louisiana Dept. of Education
1201 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Email
225-342-5431

Jill Cowart
Math and Science Supervisor
Louisiana Dept. of Education
1201 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Email
225-937-6943

Lydia Hill
Science Program Coordinator
Louisiana Dept. of Education
1201 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Email
706-536-0835

Organizational Structure:
Full Adoption State Standards, Curriculum, and Assessments + local control of school systems

State Education Demographics

  • Number of K-12 Students: 681,038
  • Number of School Administrative Units: 70

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction

Louisiana Content Standards Louisiana Content Standards

Information:The original science standards document, Louisiana Science Framework was published in 1997 and contained the standards and benchmarks for Louisiana science content. In 2004, Grade-Level Expectations were added to the standards.

State Science Assessment Information

  • Given at what grades: LEAP High Stakes test are given in grades 4 and 8. The Graduate Exit Exam is administered for Science and Social Studies in grade 11. Grade-level, exams based on  grade-level expectations are administered for science in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7.
  • Time of Year: Third week of March
  • First Operational Date: For Science, it was 2000
  • Type of Assessment: Multiple Choice, Constructed Response, Performance Component

Standards, Assessments and Accountability Standards, Assessments and Accountability