2020–21 Assessment Schedule

  • Dates are subject to change

     

    Prekindergarten Assessments
    4-Year-Old Prekindergarten
    Schools administer Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment to each 4-year-old prekindergarten student during the first 45 days of the school year and during the last 45 days of the school year.

    Testing window: Aug 24- Oct 15; Oct 21- Jan 14; Jan 20-March 25; March 31-June 3

     
    Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA)
    5-Year-Old Kindergarten
    Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) is administered to all 5-year-old kindergarten students during the first 45 days of the school year.

    Universal Screener                                                        
    Grades K,1 & 2                                                                         
    MAP Reading Fluency from NWEA will be used as the assessment tool.              
    Testing window: Sept 8- Oct 2; Jan 4- Feb 5; April 12- May 14
     
    Assessments for Grades 3 - 8
    The following tests are administered online during the last 20 days of the school year, beginning in May.
    SC READY
    ¨     English Language Arts and Mathematics - Grades 3-8
    South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (SCPASS)
    ¨     Science – Grades 4, & 6

     
    End-of-Course Examination Program (EOCEP)

     

    Fall Assessments

    York Comprehensive High School

    Students will be assigned by Cohort A/B and by first letter of last name:

    December 14 & 17– English I/II Writing

    January 7,8, 11 & 12 – English I Reading, English II Essay, USHC

    January 7,8, 11 & 12 – English II Essay, Algebra I, Biology I  

    December 14 & 17 – English II Writing, USHC

    January 7,8, 11 & 12 – English II Reading

    January 7,8, 11 & 12 – Algebra I, Biology I, USHC

    Final Exams for all students- January 7,8 11 & 12

     

    Spring Assessments 2021

    York Comprehensive High School

     

    Students will be assigned by Cohort A/B and by first letter of last name:

    May 25, 26, & 27– English I/II Writing

    June 3,4, 7 & 8 – English I Reading, English II Essay, USHC

    June 3,4, 7 & 8 – English II Essay, Algebra I, Biology I  

    May 25, 26 & 27 – English II Writing, USHC

    June 3,4, 7 & 8 – English II Reading

    June 3,4, 7 & 8 – Algebra I, Biology I, USHC

    Final Exams for al students- June 3,4,7 & 8

     

    South Carolina-Alternate Assessment (SC-Alt) Online

    SC Alternative Assessment for SC READY (Grades 3-5)

    SC Alternative Assessment for SCPASS (Science Grades 4 and 6)

    SC Alternative Assessment for EOCEP (Eng 2, Alg 1, US History and the Constitution, & Biology)

    Testing Window: March 8 – May 14, 2021

     

     
    Grade 10 Assessments

    PSAT: October 14, 2020 (available to 10th and 11th grade for the Fall)

    PreACT: March 17, 2021 for 10th grade

    PreACT Make Up for 11th grade: October 27, 2020

     
    Grade 11 College Entrance Assessments

    ACT

    Make Up for 12th grade: October 6, 2020
    Option for Juniors: March 23, 2021

    SAT

    Option for Juniors: March 24, 2021

     

    Grade 11 Career Readiness Assessments
    Ready to Work (R2W)
    All Seniors Make Up: October 28, 2020
    All Juniors: March 17, 2021

    • Make Up date March 18 and March 19, 2021


     
    ACCESS for ELLs® and Alternate ACCESS for ELLs®
    English Language Proficiency Assessments, Grades K–12

    Testing Window: January 25 - March 19 2021 

     


    Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) and Iowa Assessments (IA)
    Grade 2: October 12 – November 13, 2020

    Make-up Testing Window – January 19- 27, 2021

    Performance Task Assessments

    Grades 2-5: February 16- March 12, 2021

Student Assessment