Welcome to FPS Testing,
an informational site where we will be posting current ACT and ACT Aspire information. Be sure to check back often for current information and updates.
See troubleshooting techniques below:
TestNav 8 version 1.5.2
On Windows machines: Best practice is to make sure the Symantec Agent is running and to update TestNav through the Agent.
Otherwise, you can Delete the old TestNav first, then use the msi
installer from link above to install an updated TestNav App!
For Chromebooks, follow these steps to update TestNav:
If you happen upon a
Chromebook that will not launch TestNav from the login screen and gets stuck on
“Initializing,” it’s most likely due to that Chromebook still needing to run
in to the Chromebook.
the Chrome browser.
on the menu button near the upper right-hand corner of the window (looks like 3
“Help & About” near the bottom of the menu.
“About…” on the menu that pops up.
opens a page that displays the version you’re running and has a “Check for
it finishes downloading, a “Restart” button will appear. Click that.
it comes back up, try running TestNav again from the login screen
2nd Interim Assessment Schedule
The Second Interim Assessment window will open on:
Monday, January 23rd through Friday, February 10th.
This year we are testing Math during the three Periodic Testing
Periodic Assessment Guide - contains all information for Room Supervisors during Interim Testing
PD Sign in
Sheet for Testing
Agreement for Room Supervisor
Logging into Windows machines for testing, you
can use the login and password that was created for the district:
- Password: T3stonline
Test Session Naming Convention
The state has asked us to use a particular naming convention when creating test sessions.
Example test session name:
05M_MJONES_LIBRARY (ALL CAPS)
- 05 represents the grade
- M stands for Math with underscore – (M-Math, E-English, R-Reading, S-Science, W-Writing)
- MJONES is the teacher's first initial last name followed by an underscore
- Location - LIBRARY or other room descriptor, period number, all acceptable.
Arkansas Periodic Assessment Schedule 2016-17
Testing Times for ACT Aspire Summative
The ADE is pleased to
announce that, due to numerous conversations with ACT, the writing
times for the ACT Aspire assessment have been increased. Grades
3-5 will have an increased time of 15 minutes making the writing assessment
allowed time 45 minutes, and grades 6-10 will increase by 10 minutes making the
writing allowed time 40 minutes. These changes will go into affect for the
spring 2016-2017 administration and beyond and are in effect for all students
across the nation taking the ACT Aspire.