EMSD Assessment System
2017-18 School Year

Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)

  • State required for teacher evaluation purposes
  • Grades 2-8  - All students in Math and Reading
  • Fall:  August 23 – September 22
  • Winter:  January 9 – February 9
  • Spring:  April 23 – May 22

MPG (MAP for Primary Grades)

  • State required for teacher evaluation purposes
  • Kindergarten – All students in Reading
  • Grade 1 – All students in Math and Reading
  • Same testing windows as above

PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers)

  • State required
  • English/Language Arts and Math
  • Grades 3 – 8  
  • March 10 - April 20

Illinois Science Assessment (ISA)

  • State required
  • Grades 5 and 8 (computer based)
  • Spring 2017:  March 1 - 9

ACCESS (EL students only)

  • State required
  • Grades K - 8
  • January 31 – March 6

KIDS (Kindergarten Individual Developmental Survey)

  • State required assessment
  • Kindergarten only
  • Dated collected on October 19

COGAT

  • District required assessment
  • FOURTH GRADE ONLY
  • October 10 – 17

ILLINOIS PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSESSMENT

  • State required assessment
  • Grades 3 – 8 (only 5th and 7th grade scores reported to state)
  • Pretest in September and Post-test in April/May

Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment (reading)
District required assessment AND used for state required teacher evaluations
Kindergarten    

  • Spring only: April 23 – May 18
  • 1st grade:  All students September, January, and April

Grades 2 – 4: 

  • Fall (during MAP testing) – ALL students
  • Winter (December 4 – 15 ) – Intensive students
  • Spring (during MAP testing) – ALL students

8th grade U.T. placement tests 

  • District required assessment
  • Reading and math
  • Spring

Orleans Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test

  • District required assessment
  • 7th grade only
  • Spring