Assessment Schedule    2017-2018

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)

8/28 - 6/8 W-APT  

WIDA-ACCESS Placement Test  |  English language proficiency test given to incoming students who may be designated as English Language Learners   ELL K-12
8/28 - 9/8 READ 180 Reading Web-based, computer-adaptive test used for instructional purposes and monitoring student academic growth over time 6-12
select students
System 44

6-12
select students
9/1 - 29 Fitness Test
Assesses the physical fitness and physical activity levels of children 3-9

AIMSweb   

Math Academic Improvement - Measurement System based on the web  |  Universal screen, progress monitor and data management system that supports instruction K-5
9/6 - 29 mCLASS  

Reading Observational mobile Classroom Assessment  |  Measures reading skill development of K-5 students K-5
9/12 - 18 BOG   

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

October
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

10/2 - 31 Governor's School Achievement testing for Governor's School nomination, select students 10-11
10/11 PSAT    Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test  |  A preliminary version of the SAT, junior year score counts toward the National Merit Scholarship Program 11
10/16 - 11/30 PreACT Measures academic progress in high school 10
10/30 - 11/17 ELA Benchmark  English District developed standards aligned assessment
3-8, English II
Math Benchmark  Math District developed standards aligned assessment
3-8, Math 1 & 2

November/December
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

10/30 - 11/17 ELA Benchmark  English District developed standards aligned assessment
3-8, English II
Math Benchmark  Math District developed standards aligned assessment
3-8, Math 1 & 2
12/4 - 15 READ 180 Reading Web-based, computer-adaptive test used for instructional purposes and monitoring student academic growth over time 6-12
select students
System 44

6-12
select students


January
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

1/2 - 31 K-2 Math Math NCDPI Mid-year optional
K-2

AIMSweb   
Math Universal screen, progress monitor and data management system that supports instruction K-5
Reading K-5
1/3 - 26 mCLASS Reading Measures reading skill development of K-5 students K-5
1/11 - 19 EOC    English
Math
Science
End-of-Course  |  Spring Block, PAHS & NCVPS students English II,
Math 1,
Biology
NCFE    North Carolina Final Exam  |  Common exams in selected high school subjects PAHS
CTE State Assessments    Career & Technical Education State Assessments PAHS, NCVPS
1/29 - 2/28 Gifted Services Identification CogAT   Cognitive Abilities Test
IOWA   Iowa Assessments
3-8

February
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

1/29 - 2/28 Gifted Services Identification CogAT   Cognitive Abilities Test
IOWA   Iowa Assessments
3-8
2/1 - 3/16 ACCESS 2.0 Evaluate limited English proficiency K-12
2/12 - 23 Math Benchmark   updated Math District developed standards aligned assessment
3-8, Math 1 & 2
ELA Benchmark   updated English District developed standards aligned assessment 3-8, English II
ACT WorkKeys Measures real world skills employers believe are critical to job success, CTE concentrator 12
2/27 The ACT plus writing College readiness assessmnet 11
2/27 - 3/1 CogAT Measures a students' learned reasoning abilities 2

March
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

2/1 - 3/16 ACCESS 2.0 Evaluate limited English proficiency K-12
2/27 - 3/1 CogAT 2
3/5 - 22 READ 180 Reading Web-based, computer-adaptive test used for instructional purposes and monitoring student academic growth over time 6-12
select students
System 44

6-12
select students

April
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

4/9 - 24 Math Benchmark   updated  Math District developed standards aligned assessment
3-8, Math 1 & 2
ELA Benchmark   updated  English District developed standards aligned assessment 3-8, English II
STAMP 4Se Foreign language proficiency - Chinese and Spanish at dual language schools 5

May/June
DATE TEST SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
GRADE(S)

5/1 - 31 K-2 Math Math NCDPI End-of-Year K-2

AIMSweb Math Universal screen, progress monitor and data management system that supports instruction K-5
5/1 - 6/8 Fitness Test Assesses the physical fitness and physical activity levels of children 3-9
5/7 - 18 AP    Advanced Placement 9-12
Advanced Placement students
5/7 - 6/1 mCLASS Reading Measures reading skill development of K-5 students K-5
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
5/25 - 6/8 EOG Reading, Math End-of-Grade 3-8
Science 5, 8
RtA Reading
3
select students
EOC English
Math
Science
End-of-Course English II
Math 1
Biology
CTE State Assessments Career & Technical Education State Assessments 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 3-8, 10
Science 5, 8, 10
local exams 9-12