Assessment

EMSD Assessment System


Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)

  • State required for teacher evaluation purposes

  • Grades 2-8  - All students in Math and Reading

  • Fall:  August – September

  • Winter:  January – February

  • Spring:  April – May

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

IAR (Illinois Assessment of Readiness)

  • State required

  • English/Language Arts and Math

  • Grades 3 – 8  

  • March - April

Illinois Science Assessment (ISA)

  • State required

  • Grades 5 and 8 (computer based)

  • Spring:  March

District Math Assessment Testing Window - Elementary Only

  • Fall

  • Winter

  • Spring


ACCESS (EL students only)

  • State required

  • Grades K - 8

  • January – March

KIDS (Kindergarten Individual Developmental Survey)

  • State required assessment

  • Kindergarten only

  • Data collected in January

LEXIA CORE 5 READING/Lexia PowerUP (Grades K-5) NEW FOR 2020-21

  • All students in grades K-5 will take the placement test

COGAT

  • District required assessment

  • FOURTH GRADE ONLY

  • October

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 – May

  • 1st grade:  All students September, January, and April

Grades 2 – 4: 

  • Fall (during MAP testing) – ALL students

  • Winter (December) – Intensive students

  • Spring (during MAP testing) – ALL students