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Required Testing for the 2017-18 School Year
By dmh
Jun 22, 2017 - 2:14:30 PM

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The State Department of Education has informed local systems of the mandated testing for  the 2017-18 school year.  Follow the link to find blueprints, standards and other information about testing.


https://www.tn.gov/education/section/assessment

2017-18 Test Administration Windows

 

ASSESSMENT NAME

SUBJECT(S)

STUDENT GROUP

ADMINISTRATION WINDOW

 

 

 

 

REQUIRED

TCAP End-of-Course

    English l/ll/lll

High school students and any

Fall block:

Assessments

   Integrated Math l/ll/lll

middle school student taking a

November 27-December 15*

 

   Algebra l/ll

high school course

 

 

      Geometry

      Biology

 

 

Spring block/traditional schedule:

 

    Chemistry

 

April 16-May4*

 

    U.S. History & Geography

 

 

TCAP Grades 3-8

      English language arts

      Math

      Science

      Social Studies

Students in grades 3-8

April16-May4

ACCESS for ELs

    English proficiency

Students who are English learners

March 5-April 20 (Tentative)

Multi-State Alternate

    English language arts

Students in grades 3-8 and

March 19-May 11 (Tentative)

Assessment (MSAA)

    Math

grade 11 with the most significant cognitive disabilities.

 

TCAP-Alt

    Science

Students in grades 3-8 with the

March 19-May 11 (Tentative)

 

    Social Studies

most significant cognitive disabilities for both science and social studies, and students in grade 10 for biology

 

NAEP

   Reading

Students in grades 4 and 8 in

January 29-March 9 (Tentative)

 

   Math

selected schools

 

ACT

   English

Students in grade 11

     March 20 for paper and pencil

 

   Math

 

     March 20-29 for online

 

   Reading

 

      March 20-April 3 for testing with

 

  Science

 

accommodations      April 3 and April 24 are make-up dates

OPTIONAL

Grade 2**

      English language arts

      Math

Students in grade 2

April23-May4

Grade 2-Alt**

   English language arts

Students in grade 2 with the

March 19-May 11 (Tentative)

 

   Math

most significant cognitive disabilities

 

ACT Senior Retake

   English

Seniors who took the ACT as

TBD

 

   Math

juniors

 

 

   Reading

 

 

 

  Science

 

 

 

 

 

* Districts must administer the writing portions of assessments during the first week of the window.

** If a district opts to administer the Grade 2 assessment, the district must also administer the Grade 2 Alternative

assessment.

NOTE: Each spring, a stand-alone field test will be administered to select schools for ELA and U.S. History &

Geography. Field tests do not count toward student grades or teacher evaluation.



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