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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
Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener (FLKRS) K August 20-October 1 State State Statute 1002.69 30 minutes
i-Ready Math Diagnostic K-5th~ August 24-September 10 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
i-Ready Reading Diagnostic K-5th~ August 24-September 10 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
Achieve 3000 Level Set 3rd-12th~ August 24-September 10 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
HMH Growth Monitoring 6th-8th~ August 24-September 10 State State Statute 1012.34 30-45 minutes
District Baseline Assessments-Semester 1/Full Year-Refer to the District Assessment Spreadsheet which is located at the school level (Students enrolled in courses without a prior year state FSA mandated assessment or VAM score.) K-12th August 24-September 17 State State Statute 1012.34 70-90 minutes
Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading (FAIR) 9th-12th (select students) August 27-September 18 State State Statute 6A.6.053 30-45 minutes

September

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Head Start Pre-Test Voluntary PreKindergarten (VPK) Assessment 1 Get Ready to Read Pre-Test PK September District State Statute 1012.34 60-120 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-October State State Statute 1008.22 Varies/Untimed
Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) Papers 10th-12th September-November State State Statute 1012.34 60-180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA English Language Arts Grade 10 Retake-Writing 10th-12th September 14-December 18 (Initial Reporting until October 23) State State Statute 1008.22 120 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA English Language Arts Grade 10 Retake-Reading 10th-12th September 14-December 18 (Initial Reporting until October 23) State State Statute 1008.22 180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA Algebra 1, Geometry 6th-12th September 14-November 20 (Initial Reporting until October 9) State State Statute 1008.22 180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): NGSSS Biology 1, Civics, U.S. History 6th-12th September 14-November 20 (Initial Reporting until October 9) State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
Florida Standards Alternate Assessment (FSAA)-Performance Task Makeups Grade 10 English Language Arts Grade 10 Writing End-of-Course Assessment (Algebra) 12th September 28-October 30 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 (all courses ending with State Assessments) 3rd-12th October 2-15 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
Preliminary SAT 8/9 (PSAT 8/9) 7th-9th October 14 (required) October 29 (elected) District State Statute 1007.35 165 minutes
Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) 10th-11th October 14 (required) October 29 (elected) District State Statute 1007.35 165 minutes
SAT-District Testing 12th October 14 (required) October 27 (elected) District State Statute 1007.35 155 minutes

November

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
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-December State State Statute 1008.22 Varies/Untimed
Achieve 3000 Level Set 3rd-12th~ November 16-December 17 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
HMH Growth Monitoring 6th-8th~ November 16-December 17 State State Statute 1012.34 30-45 minutes
i-Ready Math Diagnostic 3rd-5th~ November 30-December 17 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
i-Ready Reading Diagnostic 3rd-5th~ November 30-December 17 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
District EOC Assessments-Semester 1-Refer to the District Assessment Spreadsheet which is located at the school level (Students enrolled in courses without a prior year state FSA mandated assessment or VAM score.) 6th-12th November 30-December 17 State State Statute 1012.34 70-90 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA Algebra 1, Geometry 6th-12th November 30-December 18 State State Statute 1008.22 180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): NGSSS Biology 1, Civics, U.S. History 6th-12th November 30-December 18 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
i-Ready Math Diagnostic K-2nd~ November 30-January 15 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
i-Ready Reading Diagnostic K-2nd~ November 30-January 15 State State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes

December

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Progress Monitoring Assessments- PMA 2 (all courses ending with State Assessments) 3rd-12th December 4-17 District State Statute 1012.34 90 minutes

January

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Voluntary PreKindergarten (VPK) Assessment 2 Get Ready to Read Mid-Year PK January District State Statute 1012.34 60-120 minutes
Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading (FAIR) 9th-12th (select students) January 5-26 State State Statute 6A.6.053 30-45 minutes
District Baseline Assessments-Semester 2 Courses- Refer to the District Assessment Spreadsheet which is located at the school level (Students enrolled in courses without a prior year state FSA mandated assessment or VAM score.) 6th-12th January 5-27 State State Statute 1012.34 70-90 minutes
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Mathematics, Reading 4th, 8th (select schools) January 25-March 19 State State Statute 1008.22 90-120 minutes
Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs Paper) & Alternate ACCESS for ELLs K-12th January 25-March 19 State State Statute 1003.56 45-245 minutes

February

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Progress Monitoring Assessments- PMA 3 (all courses ending with State Assessments) 3rd-12th February 22-March 5 District State Statute 1012.34 90-180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA English Language Arts Grade 10 Retake-Reading & Writing 10th-12th February 22-March 12 State State Statute 1008.22 300 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA Algebra 1 Retake 12th (graduating seniors, eligible) February 22-March 12 State State Statute 1008.22 180 minutes

March

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
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 March-April 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 March 1-April 16 State State Statute 1008.22 Varies/Untimed
Florida Standards Alternate Assessment (FSAA)-Performance Task Grades 9-10 English Language Arts Grades 9-10 Writing End-of-Course Assessments (Algebra 1, Biology 1, Geometry, U.S. History) 9th-12th March 15-April 30 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
Paper-Based: FSA Grades 4-6 English Language Arts-Writing 4th-6th April 5-16 State State Statute 1008.22 120 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA Grades 7-10 English Language Arts- Writing 7th-10th April 5-16 State State Statute 1008.22 120 minutes
Paper-Based: FSA Grade 3 English Language Arts-Reading 3rd April 5-16 State State Statute 1008.22 160-180 minutes
District EOC Assessments-Semester 2/Full Year-Seniors-Refer to the District Assessment Spreadsheet which is located at the school level (Students enrolled in courses without a prior year state FSA mandated assessment or VAM score.) 12th April 5-May 7 State State Statute 1012.34 70-90 minutes
SAT-District Testing 11th, 12th (non-concordant) April 13 District State Statute 1007.35 155 minutes
i-Ready Reading Diagnostic 3rd April 19-22 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
Achieve 3000 Level Set 3rd April 19-29 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
i-Ready Math Diagnostic K-5th~ April 19-May 14 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
i-Ready Reading Diagnostic K-2nd~, 4th-5th~ April 19-May 14 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes
HMH Growth Monitoring 6th-8th~ April 19-May 14 District State Statute 1012.34 30-45 minutes
District EOC Assessments-Semester 2/Full Year-Refer to the District Assessment Spreadsheet which is located at the school level (Students enrolled in courses without a prior year state FSA mandated assessment or VAM score.) K-11th April 19-May 14 State State Statute 1012.34 70-90 minutes
Achieve 3000 Level Set 4th-11th~ April 19-May 21 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes

May

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Head Start Post-Test Voluntary PreKindergarten (VPK) Assessment 3 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
Paper-Based: FSA Grades 4-6 English Language Arts-Reading FSA Grades 3-6 Mathematics 3th-6th May 3-14 State State Statute 1008.22 160-180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA Grades 7-10 English Language Arts-Reading FSA Grades 7-8 Mathematics 7th-10th May 3-28 State State Statute 1008.22 160-180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA Algebra 1, Geometry 6th-12th May 3-28 State State Statute 1008.22 180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): NGSSS Biology 1, Civics, U.S. History 7th-12th May 3-28 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
Paper-Based: NGSSS Grades 5 and 8 Statewide Science Assessment 5th, 8th May 10-21 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) MAP 3rd (select students) May 18-20 District State Statute 1012.34 45-60 minutes

July

Assessment Grade Levels Testing Window District/State Reason Required Average Testing Time
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): FSA Algebra 1, Geometry 6th-12th July 12-23 State State Statute 1008.22 180 minutes
Computer-Based (and Paper-Based Accommodations): NGSSS Biology 1, Civics, U.S. History 6th-12th July 12-23 State State Statute 1008.22 160 minutes
  • 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!

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