• Updated state assessment calendar and scheduling

    All principals and assistant principals / Deadline: Multiple
    School leaders should review windows for state assessments, including updates for the Alternate Maryland Integrated Science Assessment (Alt-MISA), Multi-State Alternate Assessment (MSAA), and High School Assessments (HSAs). In addition, test coordinators in participating schools must email testing schedules to Darryl Smith in the Achievement and Accountability Office at djsmith@bcps.k12.md.us by the dates noted.



    Assessment Window

    Testing Schedule Due


    Grades 5 and 8

    March 13 to 31 (no change)

     Tuesday, February 21


    Students on certificate track, grades 3-8 and 11

    March 15 to May 19 (updated from previous mid-March to mid-June)


     Wednesday, February 22


    Students on certificate track, grades 3-8 and 11

    March 27 to May 12 (start date previously March 31)


     Monday, March 6


    Grades 3-12

    April 18 to June 5 (no change)


     Monday, March 20

    HSA Biology and Govt.

    Grades 9-12

    May 8 to June 9 (start date previously May 22)


     Tuesday, April 18

    For questions, email Carol Wilson in the Achievement and Accountability Office at CWilson@bcps.k12.md.us.
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