This page includes examples and resources related to development and documentation of proficiency in arts education and provides a place to share resources regarding documenting evidence of proficiency in arts education, especially in relation to student placement at the high school level

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General Placement Examples
From a variety of local school systems
Placement Examples for Dance

Placement Examples for Music

Placement Examples for Theatre Arts

Placement Examples for Visual Arts

Course Descriptions
NCDPI Generic high school course descriptions for arts education

Course Catalogues
Examples from local school systems of course catalogues
Note: please upload local course catalogues here.
Mastery- based learning for AP and IB courses in the arts
Includes descriptions and links to AP and IB assessments in each of the arts disciplines

Formative Assessment
ArtsFolio is an adaptation of LinguaFolio, which could be adapted for the various arts education disciplines

NCDPI I Can Statements by discipline and end of grade spans (2nd, 5th, 8th, HS advanced)

NCDPI Formative Assessment Strategies/Examples

(Onslow County) - Sample folio and progress report; being piloted in a current band class
Assessment Articles
Articles specifically focused on arts (music) assessment; used in research