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Assessment Calendar

2023 - 2024 Assessment Calendar

 

ASSESSMENT

 

 

Grades Assessed

 

 

Administration Dates

 

 

Entity

 

 

Students Assessed

 

 

Approx. Total Time

 

 

Primary Use of Assessment

 

 

Running Records

 

 

1st & 2nd

 

 

October 2 - October 9

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

20 - 30 minutes

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

Fall MPG
(MAP for Primary Grades)
Reading & Math

 

 

1st

 

 

August 28 -

September 4

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

Less than 1 hour

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

Fall MAP
(Measures of Academic Progress)
Reading & Math

 

 

2nd - 10th

 

 

August 28 - 

September 4

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

2 - 4 hours

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

KIDS

 

 

Kindergarten

 

 

Administered= First 40
days of school

Data Entry
October 4 - 18

 

 

State

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

2 - 3 hours of
observation

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

PSAT 10/NMSQT

(National Merit

Scholars

Qualifying Test)

 

 

 

10th & 11th
(approx 30
students)

 

 

October 12

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

3-4 hours

 

 

Teacher Instruction/
College Pre-Entrance
Exam

 

 

Running Records

 

 

K - 2  

 

 

April 22- April 29

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

20 - 30 minutes

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

Winter MPG
(MAP for Primary
Grades)
Reading & Math

 

 

K - 1

 

 

December 4- December 11

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

Less than 1 hour

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

Winter MAP
(Measures of Academic Progress)
Reading & Math

 

 

8th

 

 

December 4 - December 11

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

2 - 4 hours

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

Freshman Placement
Testing

 

 

8th

 

 

November 28 - December 2

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

1.5 hours

 

 

Placement

 

 

Winter MAP
Measures of Academic Progress)
Reading & Math

 

 

2nd - 7th
&
9th - 10th

 

 

November 28 -
December 16

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

2 - 4 hours

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

ACCESS
(Assessing Comprehension &
Communication in
English from
State to State)

 

 

K - 12

 

 

January 11 -
February 28

 

 

State

 

 

English Language
Learners Only

 

 

3 - 4 hours

 

 

Course/
Program
Placement

 

 

Illinois Fitness
Assessments

 

 

5th, 7th, & 10th

 

 

Second Semester

 

 

State

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

1 - 2 hours

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

Illinois
Assessment of
Readiness

 

 

3rd - 8th

 

 

March 4 - 
April 19

 

 

State

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

More than 5 hours

 

 

School
performance
ratings

 

 

DLM
(Dynamic Learning Maps)

 

 

3rd - 8th
& 11th

 

 

March 13 - May 8

 

 

State

 

 

Students with
Qualifying IEP

 

 

2 -3 hours

 

 

School
performance ratings

 

 

SAT

 

 

11th

 

 

Primary = April 9

 

 

State

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

5 hours

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

PSAT 8/9

 

 

9th

 

 

April 10 - 11

 

 

State

 

 

All 9th grade students

 

 

4 hours

 

 

Teacher Instruction/
Pre-Entrance Exam

 

 

PSAT 10

 

 

10th

 

 

April 10 - 11

 

 

State

 

 

All 10th grade students

 

 

4 hours

 

 

Teacher Instruction/
Pre-Entrance Exam

 

 

Spring MPG
(MAP for Primary Grades)
Reading & Math

 

 

K - 1

 

 

April 18 - 
May 12

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

Less than 1 hour

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

Spring MAP
(Measures of Academic
Progress)
Reading & Math

 

 

2nd - 10th

 

 

April 18 -
May 12

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

2 - 4 hours

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

Running Records

 

 

K - 2

 

 

April 18 -
May 19

 

 

District

 

 

All students who

qualify

 

 

20 - 30 minutes

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

ISA
(Illinois Science
Assessment)

 

 

5th, 8th, & 9th

 

 

March 1 -
April 30

 

 

State

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

1- 2 hours

 

 

Other

 

 

High School
Advanced 
Placement Exams

 

 

9th - 12th

 

 

May 1 -
May 12

 

 

District

 

 

Students who
are enrolled
in this course

 

 

3 - 4 hours

 

 

Teacher Instruction/
College
Pre-Entrance Exam

 

 

Teaching Strategies
GOLD

 

 

PreK

 

 

Multiple Times
per Year

 

 

District

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

Less than 1 hour

 

 

Teacher Instruction

 

 

NAEP**

 

 

4th & 8th

 

 

TBD if needed

 

 

Federal Gov

 

 

All students who
qualify

 

 

1 day

 

 

School rating