The purpose of the Common Assessments is to monitor students progress toward goal as defined by the Curricular Frameworks. Thus, providing students an opportunity to demonstrate what has been learned while providing evidence to teachers and school leaders of student learning. The Learning Blueprints identify the specific standards and understandings from the Curricular Frameworks that will be assessed. Common Assessments are administered four times during each school year for English Language Arts and Math for grades K-HS, and Social Studies and Science in grades 6-8.
- September 17 through October 4
- November 19 through December 13
- February 11 through February 28
- April 28 - May 15