• 2018-19 Test Administration Windows


    Required Assessments

    Assessment Name Subject(s) Student Group Administration Window
    TCAP End-of-Course Assessments
    • English I/II
    • Integrated Math I/II/III
    • Algebra I/II
    • Geometry
    • Biology
    • U.S. History & Geography
    High school students and any middle school
    student taking a high school course
    Fall block:
    November 26–December 14

    Spring block/traditional:
    April 15–May 3
    Optional: April 8-12
    TCAP Grades 3–8
    • English language arts
    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Studies (Grades 6-8 only)  
    Students in grades 3–8 April 15–May 3
    Optional: April 8-12
    ACCESS for ELs
    • English proficiency
    Students who are English learners February 19-April 5
    Multi-State Alternate Assessment (MSAA)
    • English language arts
    • Math
    Students in grades 3–8 and grade 11 with the
    most significant cognitive disabilities.
    March 18–May 3 (Tentative)
    TCAP-Alt
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    Students in grades 3–8 with the most
    significant cognitive disabilities for both
    science and social studies, and students
    in grade 10 for biology
    March 18–May 3 (Tentative)
    NAEP
    • Reading
    • Math
    • Social Studies
    • Science
    Students in grades 4, 8, and 12 in selected schools January 28–March 15
    ACT
    • English
    • Math
    • Reading
    • Science
    Students in grade 11
    • March 12
    • April 2
    • April 24
    • Online: March 12-21
    • Accommodations: March 12-April 30

    Optional Assessments

    Assessment Name Subject(s) Student Group Administration Window
    Grade 2*
    • English language arts
    • Math
    Students in grade 2 April 15–May 3
    Optional: April 8-12
    Grade 2-Alt*
    • English language arts
    • Math
    Students in grade 2 with the most significant
    cognitive disabilities
    March 18–May 3
    ACT Senior Retake**
    • English
    • Math
    • Reading
    • Science
    Seniors who took the ACT as juniors
    • October 2
    • October 16
    • October 30
    • Accommodations: October 2–November 5
    SAT
    • Reading
    • Math
    • Writing & Language
    • Essay (optional)
    Students in grade 11

    Schools choose one primary and one make-up date.

    • October 10
    • March 6
    • March 27
    • April 9
    • April 23

    * Participation in the Grade 2 operational assessment is a district option nad includes the alternate assessment if chosen.

    ** Participation is limited to seniors who took the ACT as a junior.