• TESTING CALENDAR FOR INNOVATIONS & OPTIONS

    2019-2020

     

    DATE

    GRADE(S)

    TEST

    NOTES

    Jan. 9 (Math)

    Jan. 15 (Reading)

     

    9th-12th

    NWEA (Starting during Studio 1)

    1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

    NWEA's assessments are called Measures of Academic Progress (MAP®). When taking these computerized adaptive tests, the difficulty of each question is based on how well a student answers all the previous questions

    Purpose of assessment: https://www.nwea.org/state-solutions/colorado/

    *Required by School District 27-J

    Make-ups:

    1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

    Wed, Jan 22

    Listening/Reading

     

    Fri, Jan 24

    Speaking/Writing

     

    9th-12th

    ELL Students only

    ACCESS for ELL’s

    8:30AM -11:00 AM

    The annual test that measures a student’s progress in acquiring academic English is ACCESS for ELLs

                 Listening       Reading        Speaking                        Writing

    Purpose of assessment: https://www.cde.state.co.us/assessment/ela

    *Required by Federal Law and Colorado Law

    Make-ups are Wed, January 29th

    Listening/Reading

     

     Fri, January 31st

    Speaking/Writing

     

    8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

    Tues, April 14

     

    11th

    SAT

    8:30AM-3:30 PM

    The SAT is administered to all 11th graders. The SAT is the state’s selected College Entrance Exam

    Purpose of assessment: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat-subject-tests/about/why-take

    *Required by Colorado Law

    Make-ups are Tuesday, April 28

    8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

    Tues, April 14

     

    9th, 10th

    PSAT

    8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

    The PSAT is administered to all 9th and 10th graders. The PSAT is aligned to both the Colorado Academic Standards and the SAT.

    Purpose of assessment: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10

    *Required by Colorado Law

     

    Make-ups are Tuesday, April 28

    8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

    Thurs, April 16

     

    11th

    CMAS (Science)

    8:30 AM -1:30 PM (3 Sessions, 50 min. each)

    The state’s summative tests are called the Colorado Measures of Academic Success, which measure students’ mastery of the standards and the complex thinking and other critical skills students need to be successful in school and in life.

    Purpose of assessment: https://www.cde.state.co.us/communications/stateassessmentsandacademicachievement

    *Required by Colorado Law

    Make-ups: Wednesday, April 22nd

    8:30 AM -1:30 PM

    N/A

    11th

    CMAS (Social Studies)

    8:30 AM -1:30 PM (3 sessions, 50 min. each)

    The state’s summative tests are called the Colorado Measures of Academic Success, which measure students’ mastery of the standards and the complex thinking and other critical skills students need to be successful in school and in life

    Purpose of assessment: https://www.cde.state.co.us/communications/stateassessmentsandacademicachievement

    *Required by Colorado Law

    Make-ups are

    8:30 AM -1:30 PM

    May 5-8

     

    9th-12th

    NWEA (starting during Studio 1)

    1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

    NWEA's assessments are called Measures of Academic Progress (MAP®). When taking these computerized adaptive tests, the difficulty of each question is based on how well a student answers all the previous questions

    Purpose of assessment: https://www.nwea.org/state-solutions/colorado/

    *Required by School District 27-J

    Make-ups

    1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

    First week of Hexter 2, 3, 4, 5

    9th-12th

    Common Assessments

    Taken during their scheduled class time

    A diagnostic tool to see where students skill level is currently at pertaining to specific subject areas.

    *Required by School District 27-J

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • Accommodations for PSAT, SAT are due by February 24, 2020