2019–20 Assessment Schedule

  • 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.  Most assessments will be completed between April 23 - May 31.
     
    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.
     
    Assessments for Grades 3 - 8
    The following tests are administered 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)

     

    For Algebra 1, Biology 1, English 1-Reading, English 2-Reading and USHC, the district testing window must not begin earlier than the last 15 instructional days of the semester or school year.

    For the English 1 and English 2 Writing sections, the district testing window must not begin earlier than the last 20 instructional days of the semester or school year. The English writing and reading sections must not be administered on the same day.

    South Carolina-Alternate Assessment (SC-Alt) Online

    Testing Window: March 9 - April 24, 2020

     

     
    Grade 10 Assessments

    PSAT: Date pending

     
    Grade 11 College Entrance Assessments

     

    Dates pending

    Grade 11 Career Readiness Assessments
    Ready to Work (R2W)
    Testing Window March 25 - April 8, 2020


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

     

    Testing Window: January 27 - March 13, 2020  
     
    Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) and Iowa Assessments (IA)
    Grade 2: October 15 – November 7, 2019

    Make-up Testing Window – January 13 -17, 2020

    Performance Task Assessments
     Testing/Make-up window - February 18 – March 5, 2020