​2016-2017 Schedule

Testing Schedule: 2016-2017


District-Wide, Standards-Based Assessments

Administration varies by subject/grade level; see the attached assessment matrix for more specific information.

AASD Acceptable District Wide Assessment Practices for All Students

AASD Acceptable District Wide Assessment Accommodations for ELL Students

Allowable Test Practices and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

AASD Charter School Assessment Inventory 2016-2017

District-Wide Assessment Inventory 2016-2017


WI Forward Exam

  • English Language Arts and mathematics assessment in grades 3-8
  • Science assessment in grades 4 and 8
  • Social studies assessment in grades 4, 8, and 10
  • Spring administration: March 20 - May 5


Measures of Academic Progress (MAP)

  • Administered to students in grades 1-8
  • Fall Administration - September 26 - October 18, 2016
  • OPTIONAL Winter Administration - January 4-26, 2017
  • Spring Administration - April 10 - May 3, 2017

MAP Implementation Time Line


Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS)

  • Administered to students in grades 4K - 2
  • Fall Administration - September 19 - October 21, 2016, Grades K - 2
  • Fall Administration - October 3 - October 26, 2016, Grade 4K
  • OPTIONAL Winter Administration - January 4 - 27, 2017, Grades 4K - 2 
  • Spring Administration - April 24 - May 22, 2017, Grades 4K - 2


Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)

  • Standardized listening, reading, writing and oral proficiency speaking test administered in December - mid-February.


Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM)
  • Alternate assessment for students with significant cognitive disabilities
  • Spring Administration - March 20 - May 5, 2017, Students in Grades 3-11


Civics Examination

Beginning with the graduating class of 2016-17, all students must take and pass the assessment. For special needs students, their IEP team must determine the appropriateness of administering the state civics exam as well as whether it is appropriate to require that the student pass the civics exam in order to graduate.


Aspire
  • Spring Administration - Students in Grades 9 & 10; April 24 - May 26, 2017


ACT Plus Writing
  • Administered to students in 11th grade; February 28, 2017 (make-up day March 21)

ACT Plus Writing for students testing with accommodations

  • Administered to students in 11th grade; February 28 - March 14, 2017

ACT WorkKeys

  • Administered to students in 11th grade; March 1, 2017 (make-up day March 22)

ACT WorkKeys for students testing with accommodations

  • Students in 11th grade; March 1 -15, 2017


Advanced Placement Testing
  • Administered May 1 - 12, 2017
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