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Yellow Medicine East School District - K-12 Testing Calendar 2023-24
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Updated 12/11/23
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MonthAssessmentGradeDatesSubjectPurposeRationale/Source of RequirementLength of Time/HoursDissemination of Results
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September - MayWIDA ScreenerGr K-12Year RoundScreenerQualificationMinnesota Department of Education1Parent notification through US Mail
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SeptemberEarly LiteracyGr K-1September 11 - September 22, 2023Language ArtsThe purpose of STAR Early Literacy is to assess students' early literacy skills in preparation for reading. SEL identifies student reading levels (e.g. EmergentReader) and provides student performance results.Local assessments used for programming0.5Fall P/T Conferences
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SeptemberStar ReadingGr 2 -11September 11 - September 22, 2023Language ArtsStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Fall P/T Conferences
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SeptemberStar MathGr 2 -11September 11 - September 22, 2023MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Fall P/T Conferences
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October PSAT/NMSQT Top 20 10 & 11October 25, 2023Reading, Writing & Language, and MathNational Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test 3
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NovemberASVABGr 11November 2, 202310 Area Aptitude TestMilitary aptitude assessment3Junior English class - National Guard presentation
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DecemberPre ACTGr 10December 4 - Decmber 8thMath, Science, English, Reading College and Career Benchmark Assessment3Mailed home over summer
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JanuaryEarly LiteracyGr. KJanuary 18, 2024Language ArtsThe purpose of STAR Early Literacy is to assess students' early literacy skills in preparation for reading. SEL identifies student reading levels (e.g. EmergentReader) and provides student performance results.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryEarly LiteracyGr. 1January 18, 2024Language ArtsThe purpose of STAR Early Literacy is to assess students' early literacy skills in preparation for reading. SEL identifies student reading levels (e.g. EmergentReader) and provides student performance results.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar ReadingGr. 2January 18, 2024Language ArtsStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar ReadingGr. 3 & 4January 24, 2024Language ArtsStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar ReadingGr. 5January 24, 2024Language ArtsStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar ReadingGr. 6January 25, 2024Language ArtsStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar ReadingGr. 7January 25, 2024Language ArtsStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar ReadingGr. 8January 25, 2024Language ArtsStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar ReadingGr. 9January 25, 2024Language ArtsStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar ReadingGr. 10January 25, 2024Language ArtsStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar ReadingGr. 11January 25, 2024Language ArtsStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 1January 23, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 2January 23, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 3 & 4January 30, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 5January 30, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 6January 18, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 7January 18, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 8January 18, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 9January 18, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 10January 18, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 11January 18, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryStar MathGr. 12January 24, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Spring P/T Conferences
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JanuaryACCESSKJanuary 29, 2024Listening, ReadingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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JanuaryACCESS1January 30, 2024Listening, ReadingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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JanuaryACCESSK & 1January 31, 2024WritingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESSK & 1February 1, 2024Speaking Checks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS2 & 3February 5, 2024ListeningChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS2 & 3February 6, 2024ReadingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS2 & 3February 7, 2024WritingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS2 & 3February 8, 2024SpeakingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS4 & 5February 12, 2024ListeningChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS4 & 5February 13, 2024ReadingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS4 & 5February 14, 2024WritingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS4 & 5February 15, 2024SpeakingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS6February 20, 2024Listening, ReadingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS7 & 8February 21, 2024Listening, ReadingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS6February 22, 2024Writing, SpeakingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS7 & 8February 23, 2024Writing, SpeakingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS9 & 10February 26, 2024Listening, ReadingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS11February 27, 2024Listening, ReadingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS9 & 10February 28, 2024Writing, SpeakingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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FebruaryACCESS11February 29, 2024Writing, SpeakingChecks progress and proficiency in the ELL programMinnesota Department of Education4.5 hours Gr 1-12Mailed home in September of each school year
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April/MayACTGr 11April 9, 2024English, Math, Reading, ScienceCollege and Career Benchmark AssessmentCollege Entrance Exam 3Electronic distribution to students within 8 weeks of completion & senior conference with Success Coach
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April/MayMCA ReadingGr 3-5April 15-19, 2024ReadingState MandatedMinnesota Statutes, section 120B.30 and ESSA2.5-3.5Fall Back to School/Conferences/Mailing
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April/MayMCA ReadingGr 6-8April 15-19, 2024ReadingState MandatedMinnesota Statutes, section 120B.30 and ESSA2.5-3.5Fall Back to School/Conferences/Mailing
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April/MayMCA ReadingGr 10April 15-19, 2024ReadingState MandatedMinnesota Statutes, section 120B.30 and ESSA2-3Fall Back to School/Conferences/Mailing
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April/MayMCA MathGr 3-5April 22-26, 2024MathState MandatedMinnesota Statutes, section 120B.30 and ESSA1.5-2Fall Back to School/Conferences/Mailing
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April/MayMCA MathGr 6-8April 22-26, 2024MathState MandatedMinnesota Statutes, section 120B.30 and ESSA2-2.5Fall Back to School/Conferences/Mailing
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April/MayMCA MathGr 11April 22-26, 2024MathState MandatedMinnesota Statutes, section 120B.30 and ESSA1.5-2.5Fall Back to School/Conferences/Mailing
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April/MayMCA ScienceGr 5April 29 - May 3, 2024ScienceState MandatedMinnesota Statutes, section 120B.30 and ESSA1.75Fall Back to School/Conferences/Mailing
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April/MayMCA ScienceGr 8April 29 - May 3, 2024ScienceState MandatedMinnesota Statutes, section 120B.30 and ESSA1.75Fall Back to School/Conferences/Mailing
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April/MayMCA ScienceHigh SchoolApril 29 - May 3, 2024ScienceState MandatedMinnesota Statutes, section 120B.30 and ESSA2Fall Back to School/Conferences/Mailing
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MayEarly LiteracyGr KMay 6, 2024Language ArtsThe purpose of STAR Early Literacy is to assess students' early literacy skills in preparation for reading. SEL identifies student reading levels (e.g. Emergent Reader) and provides student performance results.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MayEarly Literacy & STAR ReadingGr. 1May 6, 2024Language ArtsThe purpose of STAR Early Literacy is to assess students' early literacy skills in preparation for reading. SEL identifies student reading levels (e.g. EmergentReader) and provides student performance results.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR ReadingGr. 2May 7, 2024Language ArtsThe purpose of STAR Early Literacy is to assess students' early literacy skills in preparation for reading. SEL identifies student reading levels (e.g. EmergentReader) and provides student performance results.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR MathGr. 1May 7, 2024MathStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR MathGr. 2May 8, 2024MathStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR ReadingGr. 3 & 4May 13, 2024MathStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR ReadingGr. 5May 14, 2024MathStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR MathGr. 3 & 4May 15, 2024MathStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR MathGr. 5May 16, 2024MathStar Reading assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR MathGr. 6May 21, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR MathGr. 7May 21, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR MathGr. 8May 21, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR MathGr. 9May 21, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR MathGr. 10May 21, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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MaySTAR MathGr. 11May 21, 2024MathStar Math assessments provide interim data so you can set goals, respond quickly to student needs, monitor progress, and maximize growth.Local assessments used for programming0.5Mailed to parents in late May 2024
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