Saint Peter ISD 508 District Testing and Assessment Calendar 2017-18

Saint Peter Public Schools Testing and Assessment program incorporates state-wide testing, local standardized testing, and classroom assignments and observation to provide a complete profile of student achievement and curricular strengths and weaknesses. Compared to both national norms and statewide test results, Saint Peter students perform exceedingly well.

When

Who

What

Why

Time

Sept 11-29

Grades K-2

Grades 3-11

Grades 5-12 HLC

FAST Reading and Math

Local Standardized Assessment used to benchmark and monitor student learning and inform teacher instruction.

20-30 min reading

20-30 min math

Oct 11

Grades 10 and 11

PSAT

Optional assessment determine qualification National Merit Scholarship Program

2 Hours 45 min

Dec 12-22

Grades K-2

Grades 3-11

Grades 5-12 HLC

FAST Reading and Math

Local Standardized Assessment used to benchmark and monitor student learning and inform teacher instruction

20-30 min reading

20-30 min math

Jan 29-March 23

K-12 ELL Students (online and paper/pencil)

WIDA Access ELL

Alternate Access ELL

Federal Mandate

30-90 min

Feb 27

Grade 11

ACT

College and Career Readiness and Entrance Exam-Optional Offered to all 11th Grade Students

4 hours

Feb 27

Grade 10

PreACT

College and Career

Readiness and Entrance

4 hours

March 5-March 30

Grade 10 (online)

MCA Reading and Science

(First Semester Students only)

State Mandate

120-240 min reading

60-120 min science

April 2– May 4

3-8, 10, 11 (online)

MCA Math, Reading, MTAS

State Mandate

120-240 min reading

60-120 min math

60-120 min science

May 1 – May 11

Grade 5,8, 10 (online)

MCA Science

State Mandate

60-120 min science

May 1-15

Grades K-2

FAST Reading and Math

Local Standardized Assessment used to benchmark and monitor student learning and inform teacher instruction

20-30 min reading

20-30 min math

May 7

11, 12

AP Chemistry

4 hour      8-noon

May 8

11,12

AP Physics

4 hour    Noon-3:45

May 11

11

AP History

3 hour       8-11

May 15

11,12

AP Calc

4 hour      8-noon

 

* MCA Reading, Math and Science Assessments will be administered online unless modifications are required for special programming. All MCA student reports will be shared with parents via mail or conferences in the fall of the subsequent year.

MCA Tests

These tests help schools and districts measure student progress toward the state’s academic standards. The tests are given in grades 3-8, 10 and 11. The science MCA’s are administered in grades 5, 8 and 10th grade in our high school. The high school science test is life science, given at the end of the school year when students finish Biology.  

FAST Tests

Local Standardized Assessment used to benchmark and monitor student learning and inform teacher instruction

Parent/Guardian Guide to Statewide Testing and Opting out of Testing Form

Click this link to review state testing requirements and view the form for opting-out a students from state-required assessments.