• 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

    Grades

    Assessment Window

    Testing Schedule Due

    MISA

    Grades 5 and 8

    March 13 to 31 (no change)

     Tuesday, February 21

    Alt-MISA

    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

    MSAA

    Students on certificate track, grades 3-8 and 11

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

     

     Monday, March 6

    PARCC

    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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