Out of District Testing 

    Liberty Public Schools offers testing to students that live in the attendance area but are not currently enrolled. This site contains testing information for students and parents to utilize the district assessment diagnostic measure for PEAK and or other purposes. Liberty Public Schools offers specific testing dates for out of district students in the areas of Math and Reading. 

    If your child is not currently enrolled, but living in the attendance area of Liberty Public Schools, proof of residency must be provided prior to testing. 

    Acceptable proof of residency: Utility bill, Lease/Rental Agreement, Settlement Statement. 
    Please send to: lisa.johnston@lps53.org prior to the test date.

    Testing Location: Liberty Public Schools  8 Victory Lane, Liberty MO 64068

    *Average testing time is around 2 hours. Please send your student a book in the event they finish early. 
    LPS will provide ear buds if needed or you may send your student their own ear buds or headphones.

    LPS Assessment Plan 

     All student test results will be shared after they are analyzed by the district. All parents will be given the opportunity to have a personal consultation regarding assessment scores.  


    THE NAGLIERI (NGAT) is an ability assessment that measures verbal, non-verbal, and quantitative skills.  The NGAT is used as a universal screener for the district's PEAK program. 

     NGAT Testing Dates for Grades 1, 3 & 5
      Dates: September 25 & 27
      Time: 8:30-10:30
     NGAT Sign up is now closed.


    The i-Ready Test is an adaptive diagnostic assessment that provides a deep, customized evaluation of a student to track growth and performance continuously over a student's entire K-12 career. 

    i-Ready Fall Testing Dates
    Sept 12 & 14 
    Time: 8:30-10:30
    Fall Sign up is now closed.

    i-Ready Winter Testing Dates
    Dates: December 5 & 6
    Time: 8:30-10:30
    Click Here to sign up!

    i-Ready Spring Testing Dates
    April 24 & 25
    Time: 8:30-10:30
    Sign-Up coming soon!

     For questions regarding the screening, testing, or placement process for the PEAK Program, please contact Melissa Englert, Gifted Coordinator, at 816-736-5322 or melissa.englert@lps53.org.

    For questions about testing measurements, please feel free to contact Christopher Hand, Director of Assessment, at 816-736-5339 or christopher.hand@lps53.org