• 2016-17 Assessment calendar

    All principals and assistant principals

    All principals are encouraged to review the assessment calendar for the 2016-17 school year. Please note that there are several changes to assessments that are required locally. Highlights by grade level are listed below.

    Grade

    New Requirement

    Students Impacted

    Replaces

    Notes

    PK

    Early Learning Assessments

    All

    PK Interim Assessments in ELA and Math

     

    Given 3 times a year, dates on Assessment Calendar

    K

    KRA and DIBELS will be the only assessments at BOY

    All

    N/A

    ·         DIBELS assessment will be required 3 times a year – BOY (extended window allowed, see assessment calendar), MOY, EOY

    ·         TRC assessment will be required at MOY and EOY only

    ·         Math Interims will be required at MOY and EOY

     

    1 & 2

    i-Ready Math

    All

    Math Interim Assessments (optional resource in Data Link)

     

    Given 3 times a year, dates on assessment calendar

    2

    All students will be assessed with the NNAT-2

    All

    N/A

    30-minute timed screener to identify gifted and advanced learners

     

    9-11

    All students will take i-Ready at MOY

    All

    N/A

    SY 15-16 guidance stipulated that students who were at or above grade level at BOY were not required to take MOY

     

    12

    ACCUPLACER Diagnostics and ACCUPLACER*

    Students in transition courses

    i-Ready (no 12th- grade students will take this assessment)

     

    Dates on assessment calendar


    *Note: STCs will be provided with webinar training for the implementation of ACCUPLACER Diagnostics and ACCUPLACER between September 7 and 16. Webinar options will be shared directly with STCs by the Student Assessments team.

    For questions, please email Carol Wilson in the Office of Achievement and Accountability or Rachel Haynes in the Academics Office.