Dayton City School

State and District Assessments 2018-2019

Grade Level(s)

Test

Subject(s) Tested

Purpose and

Use of the Test

Test Format

Testing Window

Score Return

PreK-8th

Aimsweb

Reading/Language and Math

Given to all students to identify those performing at or above grade level and students needing intervention services

Teacher administered in grades PreK-1; online test for grades 2-8

Given 3 times annually.  August 2018, November 26-December 14, 2018 and April 29-May 17, 2019.

No grades given.  Results will be shared with teachers and parents in order to plan instruction and RTI activities.

Third through Eighth (3-8)

TCAP

State Required

Reading

Math

Science

Social Studies (field test)

Algebra I

To help measure how much a student grows academically over the course of a school year and to measure student achievement levels.

Multiple choice and constructed response.

 

 

April 15-May 3, 2019

Quick scores will be used as a percentage of the students’ final grades.  Individual scores will be sent home with students in the fall of 2019.

2nd grade

New Optional grade 2 assessment

Reading, Math

To help determine how students are performing at the end of 2nd grade with state standards

Multiple choice

April 15-May 3, 2019

Individual scores will be sent home with students in the fall of 2019

Grades 3-8

MSAA and TCAP-Alt (science and social studies)

Alternative Assessment

Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies

For students with the most severe cognitive disabilities.  To measure academic achievement with modified academic standards.

Multiple choice

April 15-May 3, 2019

Test results will be sent home in the fall of 2019.

Grades K-8

WIDA Access (state required for ELL students)

Reading, Speaking, Listening, and Writing

Evaluates English proficiency of English Language Learners

Given by a test administrator (K-1) or online (2-8)

Spring, 2019

Results will be shared with parents in the fall of 2019.

Grades K-8

Progress monitoring through Aimsweb

Reading and Math

Determines how students are progressing toward grade level goals with intervention activities.

Given online for grades 2-8 or with a proctor for grades K-1.

Given approximately every 2 weeks for students in RTI

Results will be shared with parents through RTI updates