Summary of 2015-2016 Test Dates

Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) 
Fall/Winter/Spring testing sessions

Math and Reading only     

  • Grades 2 - 8

2015-2016 School Year
Fall: September 7 - September 30, 2015
Winter: January 5 – 29, 2016   
Spring: April 25 – May 17, 2016

MPG (MAP for Primary Grades)

  • Kindergarten and Grade 1 – All students in Math and Reading
  • Same testing windows as MAP

AIMSweb

  • Benchmark test window
  • September 8 – September 24 
  • January 6 – January 22
  • May 2 – May 19
  • Grade 1 – Benchmark test all students <50th percentile on AIMSweb
  • Fall: LNF, LSF, NWF   Winter: NWK, RCBM   Spring: RCBM
  • Grades 2 – 8 Benchmark test all students < 50th percentile on MAP

PARCC (Parnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers)
*New state assessment covering common core standards/Illinois State Standards

  • Spring 2016 (computer based)
  • Grades 3 – 8  
  • ONLY End of Year (EOY): March 30 – April 22, 2016

State Science Assessment - Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

  • Grades 5 & 8 (computer based)
  • Spring 2016 (TBA) 
  • May impact MAP/PARCC scheduling

CogAT (Cognitive Abilities Test)

  • October 13 – 16, 2015 – FOURTH GRADE ONLY.  

ACCESS

  • January 11 – February 12, 2016  – Listening, Reading, Writing (Grades K – 8)
  • January 11 – February 12, 2016 -  Kindergarten/Speaking (Grades K – 8)

KIDS (Kindergarten Individual Development Survey)

  • Tentatively postponed until 2017-2018 school year

District Kindergarten Assessment

  • Once per semester (correlated to kindergarten report card)

Orleans Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test

  • Spring 7th Grade Pre-Algebra and selected students.

8th grade U.T. placement tests

  • Reading and math
  • Determined in joint agreement between EMSD 37 and UTHS
  • Spring 2016 (dates TBD)