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    *Assessment dates may be revised based upon updates to FDOE K-12 Assessment Calendar. ~Private/Home Education students upon enrollment into a DCPS school

Ongoing Assessments

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
WIDA Screener (Eligible ELL students) K-12th Within 20 days of enrollment District State Statute 1003.56 70 minutes

August

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Computer-Based: FAST PM1 Reading & Math VPK-1 August 15-September 26 State State Statute 1008.22 10-20 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM1 Reading 2nd August 15-September 26 State State Statute 1008.22 10-20 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM1 Math K-2nd August 15-September 26 State State Statute 1008.22 20-30 minutes
Waterford Reading K~ August 17-September 9 State State Statute 1012.34 15 minutes
Achieve3000 Level Set 3rd-12th~ August 17-September 9 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
District Baseline Assessments-Semester 1/Full Year (Access Points Courses Only) K-12th August 17-September 9 State State Statute 1012.34 70-90 minutes

September

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Head Start Pre-Test Get Ready to Read Pre-Test PK September District State Statute 1012.34 60-120 minutes
Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Papers 10th-12th September-November State State Statute 1012.34 60-180 minutes
Florida Standards Alternate Assessment (FSAA)-Datafolio Grades 3-10 English Language Arts-Reading & Writing Grades 3-8 Mathematics Grades 5 and 8 NGSSS Science End-of-Course Assessments (Algebra 1, Biology 1, Civics, Geometry, U.S. History) 3rd-12th September 6-30 State State Statute 1008.22 Varies/Untimed
Computer-Based: FAST PM1 Reading 3rd-10th September 6-30 State State Statute 1008.22 60-90 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM1 Mathematics 3rd-8th September 6-30 State State Statute 1008.22 50-80 minutes (3rd-5th) 70-100 minutes (6th-8th)
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA English Language Arts Grade 10 Retake-Reading & Writing 10th-12th September 12-30 State State Statute 1008.22 300 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA Algebra 1, Geometry 6th-12th September 12-30 State State Statute 1008.22 180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): NGSSS Biology 1, Civics, U.S. History 6th-12th September 12-30 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
Florida Standards Alternate Assessment (FSAA)-Performance Task Makeups Grade 10 English Language Arts- Reading & Writing End-of-Course Assessment (Algebra) 12th September 26-October 14 State State Statute 1008.22 Varies/Untimed

October

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Progress Monitoring Assessments- PMA 1 (select courses) 5th-12th October 3-12 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
i-Ready Math Diagnostic 1st-2nd~ October 3-28 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
i-Ready Reading Diagnostic 1st-2nd~ October 3-28 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
Preliminary SAT 8/9 (PSAT 8/9) 8th-9th^ October 12 District State Statute 1007.35 145 minutes
Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) 10th October 12 District State Statute 1007.35 165 minutes
Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) 11th^ October 12 District State Statute 1007.35 165 minutes
SAT-District Testing 12th^ (non-concordant) October 12 District State Statute 1007.35 180 minutes

November

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): Florida Civic Literacy Exam (FCLE) Students enrolled in US Government November 7-December 16 State State Statute 1007.25 160 minutes
Florida Standards Alternate Assessment (FSAA)-Datafolio Grades 3-10 English Language Arts-Reading & Writing Grades 3-8 Mathematics Grades 5 and 8 NGSSS Science End-of-Course Assessments (Algebra 1, Biology 1, Civics, Geometry, U.S. History) 3rd-12th November 14-December 6 State State Statute 1008.22 Varies/Untimed
Achieve3000 Level Set 3rd-12th~ November 14-December 16 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
Waterford Reading K~ November 14-December 16 State State Statute 1012.34 15 minutes
District EOC Assessments-Semester 1 Refer to the District Assessment Spreadsheet which is located at the school level 6th-12th November 14-December 16 State State Statute 1012.34 70-90 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): B.E.S.T. Algebra 1, Geometry 6th-12th November 28-December 16 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): NGSSS Biology 1, Civics, U.S. History 6th-12th November 28-December 16 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes

December

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Progress Monitoring Assessments- PMA 2 (select courses) 5th-12th December 2-14 District State Statute 1012.34 90 minutes

January

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Get Ready to Read Mid-Year PK January District State Statute 1012.34 60-120 minutes
District Baseline Assessments-Semester 2 Courses (Access Points Courses Only) 6th-12th January 4-20 State State Statute 1012.34 70-90 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM2 Star Early Literacy Refer to the Star assessment chart which is located at the school level VPK-1 January 4-27 State State Statute 1008.22 10-20 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM2 Reading Refer to the Star assessment chart which is located at the school level K-2nd January 4-27 State State Statute 1008.22 15-20 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM2 Star Math K-2nd January 4-27 State State Statute 1008.22 20-30 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM2 Reading 3rd-10th January 4-27 State State Statute 1008.22 60-90 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM2 Mathematics 3rd-8th January 4-27 State State Statute 1008.22 50-80 minutes (3rd-5th) 70-100 minutes (6th-8th)
Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs Paper) & Alternate ACCESS for ELLs K-12th January 23-March 17 State State Statute 1003.56 45-245 minutes
NNAT3 Gifted Screener 2nd January 30-February 3 District State Statute 6A-6.03019 30 minutes

February

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
i-Ready Math Diagnostic 1st-2nd~ February 6-28 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
i-Ready Reading Diagnostic 1st-2nd~ February 6-28 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA English Language Arts Grade 10 Retake-Reading & Writing 10th-12th February 20-March 10 State State Statute 1008.22 300 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA Algebra 1 Retake 6th-12th February 20-March 10 State State Statute 1008.22 180 minutes
Progress Monitoring Assessments- PMA 3 (all courses ending with state assessments) 2nd-12th February 21-March 8 District State Statute 1012.34 90-180 minutes
Florida Standards Alternate Assessment (FSAA)-Datafolio Grades 3-10 English Language Arts-Reading & Writing Grades 3-8 Mathematics Grades 5 and 8 NGSSS Science End-of-Course Assessments (Algebra 1, Biology 1, Civics, Geometry, U.S. History) 3rd-12th February 27-March 24 State State Statute 1008.22 Varies/Untimed
Florida Standards Alternate Assessment (FSAA)-Performance Task Grades 3-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics Grades 4-8 Writing Grades 5 and 8 NGSSS Science End-of-Course Assessment (Civics) 3rd-8th February 27-April 14 State State Statute 1008.22 Varies/Untimed

March

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
SAT-District Testing 11th March 1 District State Statute 1007.35 180 minutes
Florida Standards Alternate Assessment (FSAA)-Performance Task Grades 9-10 English Language Arts-Reading & Writing End-of-Course Assessments (Algebra 1, Biology 1, Geometry, U.S. History) 9th-12th March 6-April 28 State State Statute 1008.22 Varies/Untimed

April

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
International Baccalaureate (IB) Exams 9th-12th April-May State State Statute 1012.34 120-180 minutes
Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Papers 10th-12th April-June State State Statute 1012.34 60-180 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST Writing (field test) 4th-10th (select schools) April 3-21 State State Statute 1008.22 120 minutes
SAT-District Testing 12th^ (non-concordant) April 12 District State Statute 1007.35 180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): Florida Civic Literacy Exam (FCLE) Students enrolled in US Government April 17- May 26 State State Statute 1007.25 160 minutes
Waterford Reading K~ April 17-May 26 District State Statute 1012.34 15 minutes
STAR Reading 4th-5th~ April 17-May 26 District State Statute 1012.34 20-30 minutes
STAR Math 3th-5th~ April 17-May 26 District State Statute 1012.34 20-30 minutes
Achieve3000 Level Set 4th-12th~ April 17-May 26 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
District EOC Assessments-Semester 2/Full Year Refer to the District Assessment Spreadsheet which is located at the school level K-12th April 24- May 26 State State Statute 1012.34 70-90 minutes

May

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Head Start Post-Test Get Ready to Read Post-Test PK May District State Statute 1012.34 60-120 minutes
Advanced Placement (AP) Exams 9th-12th May State State Statute 1012.34 120-180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FAST PM3 Reading 3rd May 1-12 State State Statute 1008.22 120 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): B.E.S.T. Algebra 1, Geometry 6th-12th May 1-26 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): NGSSS Biology 1, Civics, U.S. History 6th-12th May 1-26 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM3 Star Early Literacy Refer to the Star assessment chart which is located at the school level VPK-K May 1-June 2 State State Statute 1008.22 10-20 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM3 Star Reading Refer to the Star assessment chart which is located at the school level K-2nd May 1-June 2 State State Statute 1008.22 15-20 minutes
Computer-Based: FAST PM3 Star Math K-2nd May 1-June 2 State State Statute 1008.22 20-30 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FAST PM3 Reading 4th-10th May 1-June 2 State State Statute 1008.22 120 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FAST PM3 Mathematics 3rd-8th May 1-June 2 State State Statute 1008.22 100 minutes (3rd-5th) 120 minutes (6th-8th)
Paper-Based: NGSSS Statewide Science Assessment 5th, 8th May 8-19 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
Achieve3000 Level Set 3rd May 15-25 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
STAR Reading 3rd May 15-18 District State Statute 1012.34 20-30 minutes
Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) MAP 3rd (select students) May 23-25 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes

June

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July

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): B.E.S.T. Algebra 1, Geometry 6th-12th July 10-21 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): NGSSS Biology 1, Civics, U.S. History 6th-12th July 10-21 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
  • *Assessment dates may be revised based upon updates to FDOE K-12 Assessment Calendar.         ~Private/Home Education students upon enrollment into a DCPS school          ^Subject to change

     

    Please note, due to the late release of Florida DOE Testing Schedules, future District Calendars may need to have minor revisions made.  Always use the Calendar on the District Website to ensure you have the most accurate, up-to-date version!  Thank you for your understanding!