Harbor City International School Assessment Calendar

2022-2023 Testing Calendar


Fall NWEA MAP Testing

In class during subject (Math or Language Arts) First two weeks of school.

    • Testing reading and math to establish current levels, confirm course placement, implement interventions and measure growth.

    • When the assessment indicates deficits in the subject area interventions are taken to bring the student closer to grade level.

    • Reading - all 9th and 10th grade level language arts students.

    • Math - all students enrolled in HCIS math courses that have not completed Algebra II.

Spring NWEA MAP Testing

In class during subject (Math or Language Arts) Last 2 weeks of semester 2, in class at teacher's discretion.

    • Testing reading and math to establish placement and to measure growth.

    • When the assessment indicates deficits in the subject area interventions are taken to bring the student closer to grade level.

    • Reading - all 9th and 10th grade level language arts students.

    • Math - all students enrolled in courses prior to Algebra II.

ACCESS for ELLs- State Accountability Assessments

    • ACCESS - English Language Proficiency Assessment

      • Primary Test Date: Monday, March 6th, 2023 (makeup date Wednesday, March 8th). All testing completed prior to March 24th, 2023.

      • Make up test date, TBD or as arranged with testing coordinator.

MCA Testing - State Accountability Assessments

    • Reading - All 10th grade students

      • Primary Test Date: Thursday, April 6th, 2023 (window March 6th, 2023 - May 5th, 2023)

      • Make up tests arranged with testing coordinator. Must complete by May 5th, 2023.


    • Math - All 11th grade students

      • Primary Test Date: Wednesday, April 26th, 2023 (window March 6th, 2023 - May 5th, 2023)

      • Make up test arranged with testing coordinator. Must complete by May 5th, 2023.


    • Science - Students that take Biology during the 2022-2023 school year.

      • Primary Test Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 (window March 6th, 2023 - May 12th, 2023)

      • Make up test arranged with testing coordinator. Must complete by May 12th, 2023.


AP Exams (Advanced Placement)

All AP Exams schedule

  • Calculus AB - 8am, Monday, May 8th, 2023

  • English Literature and Composition - 8am, Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023

  • European History - 8 am, Friday, May 5th, 2023

  • Psychology - 12 noon, Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023

  • United States History - 8am, Friday, May 5th, 2023

  • AP Biology - 12 noon, Wednesday, May 10th 2023

  • AP Environmental Science - 8 am, Tuesday, May 2nd 2023

ACT Testing (Click for more information about the ACT test)

Spring 2023 Wednesday, April 5th, 2023 at Harbor City International School

    • Juniors (graduating in 2024) are expected to take the ACT

    • School offers a testing opportunity at the school during the school day

    • Sign up with Miss Carroll (bcarroll@harborcityschool.org)

    • Cost: Harbor City pays for all 11th graders taking the test at Harbor City (not at other locations)

    • Seniors can take the test on this date; Harbor City will cover the cost only if student did not take the test as an junior. See Ms. Carroll for more information.

  • The test will take approx. 5.5 - 6 hours to complete and there is a section to fill out the day before or before the test starts (which would add approximately 30-45 minutes to complete). Make sure you understand the requirements before the week of the test.

PSAT - 10 (Click for more information)

  • Sophomores (10th graders graduating in 2025) are expected to take the PSAT-10

  • Primary Test Date: Wednesday, April 19th, 2023 at Harbor City International School

  • The test is an opportunity to learn about your academic strengths and give you experience in taking college entrance exams.

  • Find out what kinds of questions you’ll see on the PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10.