1. In line with the implementation of the Enhanced basic Education Act of 2013, the Department of Education is adopting the enclosed Policy Guidelines on Classroom Assessment for the K to 12 Basic Education Program.
It allows the teachers to track and measure learners’ progress and to adjust instruction accordingly. Classroom assessment informs the learners, as well as their parents and guardians, of their progress.
Policy guidelines on classroom assessment for the k to 12 basic education program
Division of City Schools-Valenzuela
Valenzuela Central District
LAWANG BATO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Prepared and Presented by:
MICHAEL CARL S.R. DIVINAFLOR
Lawang Bato Elementary School
DepEd ORDER No. 8 s. 2015
Policy Guidelines on
Classroom Assessment for the
K to 12 Basic Education
2. Classroom Assessment is an integral
part of curriculum implementation.
3. Effective School Year 2015-2016, The
Policy Guidelines shall be implemented in
public elementary and secondary schools
Policy Guidelines on Classroom Assessment for
the K to 12 Basic Education Program (BEP)
I. Theoretical Basis
II. What is Classroom Assessment?
III. What is Assessed in the
IV. How are Learners Assessed in the
V. What is the Grading System?
VI. How are Core Values reflected in
the Report Card?
VII. How is Attendance reported?
VIII. To whom is classroom
is a joint process that involves both
teachers and learners.
It is integral part of teaching and learning.
Must recognize the diversity of learners
inside the classroom.
Recognition and deliberate consideration
of the learners’ zone of proximal
development (Vygotsky 1978).
Appropriate assessment is committed to ensure
learner’s success in moving from guided to
independent display of knowledge,
understanding, and skills, and to enable them to
transfer this successfully in future situations.
Assessment facilitates the development of
learners’ higher-order thinking skills and 21st-
Acknowledges the unity of instruction and
Assessment is part f day-to-day lessons
and extends the day-to-day classroom
activities that are already in place in the K
Is a process that is used to keep track of
learners’ progress in relation to learning
standards and the in the development
of 21st-century skills;
to promote self-reflection and personal
accountability among students about
their own learning
And to provide bases for the profiling of
student performance on the learning
competencies and standards of the
Various kinds of assessments shall be
used appropriately for different learners
who come from diverse contexts, such
as cultural background and life
Is an ongoing process of identifying,
gathering, organizing and interpreting
quantitative and qualitative information
about what learners know and can do.