Assessment Schedule    2016-2017

Unless a single date is listed, each school determines its own testing dates within the testing window and notifies parents as the date approaches

August/September
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

8/29 - 6/9 W-APT  

WIDA-ACCESS Placement Test  |  English language proficiency "screener" test given to incoming students who may be designated as English Language Learners   ELL K-12
9/1 - 30 Fitness Test
Assesses the physical fitness and physical activity levels of children 3-9
9/6 - 20 READ 180 Reading Web-based, computer-adaptive test used for instructional purposes and monitoring student academic growth over time 6-12
System 44

6-12
9/6 - 27 AIMSweb   

Math Academic Improvement - Measurement System based on the web  |  Universal screen, progress monitor and data management system that supports instruction K-5

mCLASS  

Reading Observational mobile Classroom Assessment  |  Measures reading skill development of K-5 students K-5
9/13 - 19 BOG   

Reading Beginning-of-Grade  |  Establish a baseline measure of students' English Language Arts/Reading skills 3

October
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

10/3 - 31 PreACT Measures academic progress in high school 10

Governor's School Achievement testing for Governor's School nomination, select students 10-11
5 NNAT2   Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test  |  Gifted identification 3
10/17 - 21 NC RtA    Reading North Carolina Read to Achieve  |  Reading comprehension assessment 4
select students
10/19 PSAT    Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test  |  A preliminary version of the SAT, junior year score counts toward the National Merit Scholarship Program 11
10/20 - 11/3 Math Benchmark    updated Math District developed standards aligned assessment administered on Schoolnet
6-8, Math 1
10/27-28
CTE State Assessment
Career & Technical Education | Quarter 1 7-8
select subjects

November/December
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

11/28 - 12/9 READ 180 Reading Web-based, computer-adaptive test used for instructional purposes and monitoring student academic growth over time 6-12
System 44

6-12


January
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)


K-2 Math Math NCDPI Mid-year optional
K-2
1/3 - 27 AIMSweb   
Math Universal screen, progress monitor and data management system that supports instruction 4-5
Reading 4-5
1/9 - 20 Math Benchmark Math
District developed standards aligned assessment administered on Schoolnet

4-8, Math 1 & 2
ELA Benchmark    updated English
3-8



Eng II
1/9 - 31 mCLASS Reading Measures reading skill development of K-5 students K-3
1/13 - 20 EOC    English II, NC Math 1, Biology End-of-Course  |  Spring Block, PAHS & NCVPS students
CTE State Assessments    Career & Technical Education State Assessments PAHS, NCVPS
NCFE    North Carolina Final Exam  |  Common exams in selected high school subjects PAHS
1/19-20 CTE State Assessment   
Career & Technical Education | Quarter 2 7-8
select subjects
1/30 - 3/24 ACCESS Evaluate limited English proficiency K-12

February
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

1/30 - 3/24 ACCESS Evaluate limited English proficiency K-12
2/1 - 17 ACT WorkKeys Measures real world skills employers believe are critical to job success, CTE concentrator 12
2/1 - 28 Gifted Services Identification CogAT   Cognitive Abilities Test
ITBS   Iowa Test of Basic Skills
3-8
2/15 - 17 CDM    Credit by Demonstrated Mastery  |  Phase I
2/28 The ACT plus writing College readiness assessmnet 11

March
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

1/30 -3/24 ACCESS Evaluate limited English proficiency K-12
3/9 - 23 Math Benchmark    updated Math District developed standards aligned assessment administered on Schoolnet
5-8, Math 1 & 2
ELA Benchmark    updated English
3-8
3/13 - 23 ELA Benchmark    updated English
English II
3/22 - 23 CTE State Assessment    Career & Technical Education | Quarter 3 7-8
select subjects

April
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

4/10 - 13 CDM    Credit by Demonstrated Mastery  |  Phase II: local assessment
4/10 - 28 STAMP 4Se Foreign language proficiency - Chinese and Spanish at dual language schools 5
4/24 - 5/26 K-2 Math Math NCDPI End-of-Year K-2

May/June
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

4/24 - 5/26 K-2 Math Math NCDPI End-of-Year K-2
5/1 - 31 AIMSweb Math Universal screen, progress monitor and data management system that supports instruction K-2

Fitness Test Assesses the physical fitness and physical activity levels of children 3-9
5/2 - 13 AP    Advanced Placement 9-12
Advanced Placement students
5/8 - 31 mCLASS Reading Measures reading skill development of K-5 students 3
5/10 - 24 READ 180 Reading Web-based, computer-adaptive test used for instructional purposes and monitoring student academic growth over time 6-12
System 44

6-12
5/26 - 6/9 EOG Reading, Math End-of-Grade 3-8
Science 5, 8
EOC English II, Math 1, Biology End-of-Course 6-12
CTE State Assessments Career & Technical Education State Assessments 7-8
select subjects
9-12
select courses
NCFE Social Studies North Carolina Final Exam 6-8
Science 6, 7
select courses
9-12
NCEXTEND1 Reading, Math North Carolina Extended Content Standards | for students with significant cognitive disability 3-12
Science 5, 8, 10
local exams 9-12