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2017-18 District Testing Calendar
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TestSubjectPurposeRationale
Source of the Requirement
Testing Windows and Dates
Estimated Test Time
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2017 MCA Results
AllTo share results of spring 2017 tests with parents
and students.
Minnesota Statutes.
Minnesota Statutes.Distributed during fall conferences
November 7 & 9, 2017. For additional information, see the link below.
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Minnesota Report Card
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OLPAAllOLPAs have been discontinued at the state level
beginning with the 2017-18 school year.
Budgetary constraints.
No longer required.None
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MCA*ReadingTo measure achievement on the Minnesota Academic Standards and measure academic progress of students over time.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.3/5/2018 test window opens.
5/4/2018 test window closes.
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Grade 3Week of March 52.5-3.5 hours
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Grade 4 Week of March 122.5-3.5 hours
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Grade 5Week of March 192.5-3.5 hours
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Grade 6Week of April 232.5-3.5 hours
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Grade 7Week of March 262.5-3.5 hours
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Grade 8Week of April 82.5-3.5 hours
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Grade 10Week of April 162-3 hours
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MCA*MathTo measure achievement on the Minnesota Academic Standards and measure academic progress of students over time.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.3/5/2018 test window opens.
5/4/2018 test window closes.
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Grade 3Week of March 12 1.5 - 2 hours
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Grade 4 Week of March 191.5-2 hours
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Grade 5Week of April 91.5-2.5 hours
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Grade 6Week of April 301.5-2.5 hours
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Grade 7Week of April 162-3 hours
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Grade 8Week of April 23 2-3 hours
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Grade 11 Week of April 301.5-2.5 hours
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MCA* ScienceTo measure achievement on the Minnesota Academic Standards and measure academic progress of students over time.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.3/5/2018 test window opens.
5/11/2018 test window closes.
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Grade 5Week of May 71.5-2 hours
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Grade 8Week of May 71.5-2 hours
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High SchoolWeek of May 72-2.5 hours
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MTAS*ReadingTo measure achievement on the Minnesota Academic Standards and measure academic progress of students over time.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.3/5/2018 test window opens.
5/4/2018 test window closes.
Dependent on child
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MTAS*MathTo measure achievement on the Minnesota Academic Standards and measure academic progress of students over time.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.3/5/2018 test window opens.
5/4/2018 test window closes.
Dependent on child
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MTAS*ScienceTo measure achievement on the Minnesota Academic Standards and measure academic progress of students over time.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30 and ESEA.3/5/2018 test window opens.
5/4/2018 test window closes.
Dependent on child
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ACCESS
and Alternate
ACCESS for ELLs
ReadingTo annually assess English language proficiency
of all English learners.
ESEA.ESEA.1/29/2018 test window opens. 3/23/2018 test window closes. Dependent on child
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ACCESS
and Alternate
ACCESS for ELLs
MathTo annually assess English language proficiency
of all English learners.
ESEA.ESEA.1/29/2018 test window opens. 3/23/2018 test window closes. Dependent on child
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ACCESS
and Alternate
ACCESS for ELLs
ScienceTo annually assess English language proficiency
of all English learners.
ESEA.ESEA.1/29/2018 test window opens. 3/23/2018 test window closes. Dependent on child
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College Entrance
Exam (ACT)
Math
Reading
Writing
To provide Minnesota graduates information related
to career and college readiness.
Minnesota Statutes 120B.30.Minnesota Statutes 120B.30.4/3/2018.
Makeup date is 4/24/2018.
4 hours
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STAR ReadingAssess reading levels for instruction planningInstructor needsSchool decisionFall, winter, and spring1 hour
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Grades 1-6
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STAR MathAssess math levels for instruction planningInstructor needsDistrict decisionFall, winter, and spring1 hour
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Grades 1-6
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PSATReading, Math,
and Science
College readiness and planning.District decisionDistrict decision10/11/20172.5-3 hours
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*Parents or guardians may refuse to have their students take the statewide assessments (MCA and MTAS). The form to opt out of that testing is available at this website:
http://www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/Documents/MDE-TestingOptOutForm.docx The completed form must be on file with the school prior to the start of testing.
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