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DADE COUNTY SCHOOLS Testing Calendar 2016/2017(Updated 1-3-17)

Assessment

Date(s)

Test Takers

GAA (GA Alternative Assessment)

9-6-16 through 3-24-17

GAA Main Admin. –select Special Ed students

PSAT

10-19-16

All Sophomores

GKIDS MIDYEAR Data Collection

1-13-17

All kindergarten teachers report data on Kindergarten students

ACCESS FOR ELLs

1-17-17 through 3-3-17

All English Language Learner (ELL) Students

NAEP-8th graders only

2-16-17

8th graders only: Math & Reading (all in one day)

GEORGIA MILESTONES-

End of Grade tests

4-18-17 (Tuesday) ELA Day #1 (3rd5th grade only)

4-19-17 (Wednesday) ELA Day #2 (3rd & 5th grade only)

4-20-17 (Thursday) Math (3rd & 5th grade only)

 

4-24-17 (Monday) ELA Day #1 (Grades 4, 6, 7, & 8)

 

4-25-17 (Tuesday) ELA Day#2 (Grades 4, 6, 7, & 8) 

 

4-26-17 (Wednesday) Math (Grades 4, 6, 7, & 8)

   

4-27-17 (Thursday) Science (Grades 5 & 8 only)

 

4-28-17 (Friday) Social Studies (Grades 5 & 8 only)

 

 

All students Grades 3-8 take ELA & Math; only 5th & 8th graders take Science & Social Studies

 

**Please look closely at the schedule. Changes this year are to accommodate online testing needs and scoring timelines set forth by GA Dept. of Education.

GKIDS Data Due

5-12-17

Kindergarten teachers

Georgia Milestones

End of Course Assessments

 

 

 

 

*Midmonth GA Milestones EOC exams are given for credit recovery students during the months of September, October, November, January, February, and March.

5-1-17 Biology (am) & American Lit Day #1 (pm)          

5-2-17 American Lit Day #2 (am)

5-3-17 Algebra I (am)

5-4-17 Geometry (am) 

5-5-17 Economics (am) & 9th Literature Day #1 (pm)

5-8-17 9th Lit Day #2 (am)

5-9-17 Physical Science (am) & US History (pm)

DCHS students taking English 9, English 11/American Lit, Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, Physical Science, U.S. History, and/or Economics courses. Students must take the end of course test to receive credit for the course-no exceptions (per state rule)

AP Tests

5-4-17 AP Government

5-5-17 AP US History

5-10-17 AP English Composition

5-11-17 AP World History

Only DCHS students enrolled in these specific AP courses

Georgia Milestones-End of Grade Retests (Grades 3, 5, & 8 ONLY)

5-22-17 ELA Day #1

5-23-17 ELA Day #2

5-24-17 Math (only grades 5 & 8)

Only students in grades 3, 5, & 8 who did not score Developing Learner or above on GA Milestones

 *Midmonth GA Milestones EOC exams are given for credit recovery students and other special situations during the months of September, October, November, January, February, and March.