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Wachusett Regional School District
2021-2022 Assessment Calendar
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Quarterly DatesQ1: Aug 31 - Nov 4 Q2: Nov 5 - Jan 21 Q3: Jan 24 - Apr 1 Q4: Apr 4 - Last Day of School
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Holiday Observances - No Testing on these datesRosh Hashanah: Sep 7-8
Yom Kippur: Sep 16
Good Friday: Apr 15
Passover: April Vacation (no test impact)
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Assessment NameSeptOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJun
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Grades K-8
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District/School RequiredGr. K F & P Benchmark Assessment Systems (BAS)by Jan 28by May 20
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Gr. 1-3 F & P Benchmark Assessment Systems (BAS) (MOY only - For students who fell outside of the Fall benchmark score)by Oct 22by Feb 18by May 20
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Gr. 4-5 DRA (MOY & EOY - For students who fell outside of the Fall benchmark score)by Oct 22by Feb 18by May 20
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Gr. K STAR Early LiteracyOct 4 - 15Jan 10 - 28May 31 - Jun 10
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Gr. 1-8 STAR Early Literacy/Reading, Math
Sep 13 - Oct 1
Jan 10 - 28May 31 - Jun 10
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Gr. 1 & 2 SEL Survey (TBD)xxx
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Gr. 3-8 Panorama SEL SurveyOct 4 - 15
Feb 2 - Feb 18
May 31 - Jun 10
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State RequiredGr. K-8 ELL Students - ACCESS Jan 6 - Mar 4
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Gr. 3-8 MCAS Alternate Assessment (MCAS-Alt)
Apr 1
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Gr. 3-8 MCAS ELA [CBT]March 28 - April 29
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Gr. 3-8 MCAS Mathematics [CBT]Apr 25 - May 27
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Gr. 5 & 8 MCAS Science and Tech/Eng [CBT]
Apr 26 - May 27
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Grades 9-12
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District/ School RequiredGr. 9-12 Panorama SEL SurveyOct 4 - 15
Feb 2 - Feb 18
Apr 25 - May 6
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Gr. 9-11 Mid-Year and Final ExamsJan 18 - 21Jun 8 - 13*
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Gr. 12 Mid-Year and Final ExamsJan 18 - 21May 31 - Jun 3
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State RequiredGr. 9-12 ELL Students - ACCESS Jan 6 - Mar 4
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HS MCAS Alternate Assessment (MCAS-Alt)
Apr 1
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Gr. 10 MCAS ELA [CBT]Mar 22 - 23
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Gr. 10 MCAS Mathematics [CBT]May 17 - 18
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Gr. 9 MCAS Science and Tech/Eng [CBT]June 7 - 8
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OtherAdvanced Placement TestsMay 2 - 13
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Updated 1/31/22 * Dependent on last day of school