Ready to Work (R2W)

  • Ready to Work (R2W) is a career readiness assessment administered to all eleventh grade students to determine student achievement in three key subjects:

    • Applied Mathematics
    • Reading for Information
    • Locating Information.

    R2W also includes the Essential Soft Skills (ESS) assessment that provides information about a student’s skills in the following five areas:

    • Cooperation with Others
    • Resolving Conflicts and Negotiation
    • Solving Problems and Making Decisions
    • Observing Critically
    • Taking Responsibility for Learning

    The Essential Soft Skills assessment focuses on skills such as problem solving, goal setting, decision-making, and self-direction, because these skills play a vital role in workplace success.