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2018-2019 District-Wide Testing Calendar

Date

Assessment

Targeted Student Population

September 4 – November 1

Ohio’s Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) – More information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Kindergarten/Ohios-Kindergarten-Readiness-Assessment

All First Year Kindergarten Students

September 12 – September 14

*On-going as needed

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) –

More Information: https://dibels.org/dibels.html

Grade 3-6 Students Identified for Project MORE

September 4 – November 14

Ohio’s Early Learning Assessment (ELA) – More information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Kindergarten/Early-Learning-Assessment

All Pre School Students

September 17 – October 5

*If using as an SLO must be given within the SLO Pre Assessment Window of October 1-5

Fountas and Pinnell Benchmarking Assessment System (BAS) – More Information: http://www.fountasandpinnell.com/bas/

Grades K-3

*Must be administered within 3 weeks of MAP Fluency

September 24 – October 19

*Anyone grades 4+ using MAP as an SLO must wait to administer within the SLO Pre Assessment Window

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (MAP 2-12, MAP Primary K-2, and MAP Fluency)

ELA, Fluency, Math, & Science

More Information - https://www.nwea.org/

Grades K-12 ELA & Math

Grades K-3 Fluency

*Must be given within 3 weeks of F&P

Grades 3-6 Science

October 1 – October 19

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Pre Assessment Window All Courses

All Students PK-12

October 10

Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) More Information: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10

Grade 10 Students with a GPA of 3.75 or higher

Grade 11 Students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher

October 23 – October 29

Ohio State Tests

Grade 3 English Language Arts

All Grade 3 Students

December 3 – December 21

Ohio State Tests

High School End-Of-Course

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grades 10-12 Retakes – Focused on any student  scoring a 1 or 2 and/or who is deficient for graduation requirements

December 14 – December 18

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) –

More Information: https://dibels.org/dibels.html

Grade 3-6 Students Identified for Project MORE

January 7 – January 17

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Post Assessment Window for First Semester Courses (FJSHS Only)

Students Taking Semester-Long Courses (1st Sem)

January 16 – 18

Junior-Senior High School Semester Exams

Grades 7-12

January 22 – February 8

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (MAP 2-12, MAP Primary K-2, and Map Fluency)

ELA, Fluency, Math, & Science

More Information - https://www.nwea.org/

Grades K-12 ELA & Math

*Grade 3 will not take ELA

Grades K-3 Fluency

*Must be given within 3 weeks of F&P

Grades 3-6 Science

January 22 – February 8

Fountas and Pinnell Benchmarking

Assessment System (BAS) – More Information: http://www.fountasandpinnell.com/bas/

Grades K-3

*Must be administered within 3 weeks of MAP Fluency

February 4 – February 8

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) – More Information: http://www.hmhco.com/hmh-assessments/ability/cogat-6

Grades 2, 5, and 8

February 4 – March 29

Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA)

Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/Ohio-English-Language-Proficiency-Assessment-OELPA

Any K-12 Student Identified as an English Learner

February 11 – February 22

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Pre Assessment Window for Second Semester Courses (FJSHS Only)

Students Taking Semester-Long Courses (2nd Sem)

February 15 – May 14

Ohio’s Early Learning Assessment (ELA) – More information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Kindergarten/Early-Learning-Assessment

All Pre School Students

February 18 – April 12

Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/Ohio-English-Language-Proficiency-Assessment-OELPA/Ohios-Alternate-Assessment-for-Students-with-Sign

Grades 3, 4, 6, and 7: ELA and Math

Grades 5 and 8:  ELA, Math, and Science

High School: ELA, Math, Science, & Social Studies

February 20

ACT (Paper Testing) – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/State-Funded-ACT-Test

Grade 11

February 20 – March 6

ACT Accommodated Window– More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/State-Funded-ACT-Test

Grade 11

IEP Students

March 25 – April 12

Ohio State Tests

English Language Arts

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grade 3-8 ELA

Grades 9-12 Students taking English Language Arts I and II

April 1 – April 16

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Post Assessment Window for Paper-Pencil Assessments

All Students PK-12

April 2

ACT (Paper Testing) Make-Up Date – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/State-Funded-ACT-Test

Grade 11

Students who missed March 20 administration

April 8 – April 26

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Post Assessment Window for Computer Based Assessments & All Second Semester Courses (FJSHS Only)

PK-12 Students

April 8 – April 26

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (MAP 2-12, MAP Primary K-2, and Map Fluency)

ELA, Fluency, Math, & Science

More Information - https://www.nwea.org/

Grades K-12 ELA & Math

Grades K-3 Fluency

*Must be given within 3 weeks of F&P

Grades 3-6 Science

April 1 – May 17

*If using as an SLO must be given within the SLO Post Assessment Window

Fountas and Pinnell Benchmarking Assessment System (BAS) – More Information: http://www.fountasandpinnell.com/bas/

Grades K-3

*Must be administered within 3 weeks prior to MAP Fluency

April 23 – May 10

Ohio State Tests

Mathematics, Science, & Social Studies

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grades 3-8 Math

Grade 5 & 8 Science

Grades 9-12 Algebra I, Geometry, Biology or Physical Science (class of 2018 only), American History and American Government. 

May 13 – May 24

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) –

More Information: https://dibels.org/dibels.html

Grade 3-6 Students Identified for Project MORE

May 29 – 31

Second Semester/Final Exams

Grades 7-12

July 8 - July 12

OST Grade 3 English Language Arts (Optional Summer Window)

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

All Grade 3 Students at Risk of Retention in Grade 3

July 15 - July 26

OST High School End-Of-Course (Optional Summer Window)

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grades 9-12 Students taking English Language Arts I and II, Algebra I, Geometry, Biology or Physical Science (class of 2018 only), American History and American Government.