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TESTING PERIOD

DAYS NEEDED FOR TESTING

 

 

 

Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE)                      

*Relevant for students who were first-time ninth graders in 2009 or before

July 7 - 11, 2014

5 days

 

 

 

DIBELS Next Fall Assessment (Grades K-2)

August 25 – September 5, 2014

1 day

 

 

 

Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE)

September 15 - 19, 2014

5 days

 

 

 

ACT EXPLORE for all 8th graders

October 16, 2014

1 day

 

 

 

ACT PLAN for all 10th graders

October 16, 2014

1 day

 

 

 

ACT QualityCore End-of Course Tests

English 10 and Algebra I

November 17-December 19, 2014

(20 day window at the end of each semester)

2 days

 

 

 

Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE)

*Relevant for students who were first-time ninth graders in 2009 or before

December 1 - 5, 2014

5 days

 

 

 

DIBELS Next Winter Assessment (Grades K-2)

January 12 – January 23, 2015

1 day

 

 

 

ACT WorkKeys Internet Version

January 12 – 23, 2015

1 day

 

 

 

NAEP 2015 Technology Based Assessment

(grades 4, 8, and 12 in selected schools)

January 26- March 6, 2015

 

 

 

 

ACT WorkKeys Paper/Pencil with Accommodations

February 10 – 24, 2015

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Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE)    

March 16 - 20, 2015

5 days

 

 

 

ACCESS for ELLs Assessment

*Alternate ACCESS for ELLS (Grades K-12 EL students only)

April 1- 15, 2015

2-3 days

 

 

 

Alabama Alternate Assessment (AAA)

Reading (Grades 3-8 and 11)- new standards 2014

Mathematics (Grades 3-8 and 11)- new standards 2014

Science (Grades 5, 7, and 11) –coming 2015-2016

April 20 - 24, 2015

1 day

 

 

 

ACT Plus Writing (all 11th graders)

April 28, 2015

1 day (4 ½ hours)

ACT Plus Writing with Accommodations

(11th graders who have an IEP/504/EL )

April 28 – May 12, 2015

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ACT Plus Writing (11th graders only)

   Makeup date for those students who do not test on April 28, 2015

May 12, 2015

1 day (4 ½ hours)

 

 

 

ACT Aspire (online testing and/or pencil-paper)

All subjects (Grades 3 – 8)

Alabama Science Assessment (Grades 5 and 7)

April 6 – May 15, 2015

3-5 days

 

 

 

ACT QualityCore End-of Course Tests

English 10 and Algebra I

April 27 - May 23, 2015

(20 day window at the end of each semester)

            2 days

 

 

 

DIBELS Next Spring Assessment (Grades K-2)

April 20 – May 1, 2015

1 day

 

 

 

Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE)   Final Administration

*Relevant for students who were first-time ninth graders in 2009 or before

July 6 - 10, 2015

5 days