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2016-17 Van Buren County District Testing Schedule

Assessment

Grade/Class

Purpose & Use

Tentative Dates

Student/Parent Reports

State Mandated/Diagnostic

Upper Cumberland Kindergarten Readiness Screener

All Kindergarten Students

This pre-test is given to determine K skill levels

Kindergarten Registration and new enrollees in August

Parents are notified if further services are needed & shared at Parent/Teacher Conference

State Mandated

Grade 2 Assessment

Field Test

All Third Grade Students

This test will assess end of the 2nd Grade skills to 3rd Grade students

September 19-23

No student level results provided

 State Mandated

Grade 2 Achievement

Grades 2

Reading & Math

This test is given to help measure individual student achievement compared to national norms

April 24-May 5

Late May

 State Mandated

TCAP

Grades 3-8

RLA, Math & Science

This test is given to help measure how much a student grows academically over the course of a year

April 17- May 5

Fall 2017

 State Mandated

Social Studies

Field Test

Grades 3-8

This test will measure learning in Social Studies

April 17 – May 5

No student level results provided

State Mandated

TCAP ELA Writing

Field Test (if selected)

Grades 3-8

This test will measure students’ ability to write an essay

March 2017 –TBA

No student level results provided

 State Mandated

TCAP/EOC

End of Course

Grades 9-12

English I, II, III, Biology, Chemistry, U.S. History & Algebra I & II

This test will measure learning in the tested subject

Fall Block: Nov 28-Dec 16

 Spring Block: Apr 17 – May 5

Fall 2017

 State Mandated

Citizenship Assessment

All seniors during their Senior Project Class

 Citizenship Assessment is a graduation requirement for students in 2017

 Throughout the school year

Results are maintained at the school level to document participation for graduation

 State Mandated

 ACT

High School Juniors

This test is used to measure college readiness and HOPE scholarship eligibility

March 21

 Mid-May

 DIAGNOSTIC

 ACT

retake for Seniors

Seniors who took the test as Juniors last year

This test is used to measure college readiness and HOPE scholarship eligibility

 October 22

December

 DIAGNOSTIC

 PSAT

Qualified Students

 This test helps students prepare for the SAT while determining their eligibility for a National Merit Scholarship

 Fall 2017

December

 DIAGNOSTIC

 ASVAB

Open to any VBCHS or Home Schooled Student

The ASVAB is a multiple-aptitude battery that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military

Fall 2017

TBA

Students/Parents are given reports and scores are used to determine if they are qualifies to join the military service. Each service determines the qualification AFQT score for enlisting in their service.

 DIAGNOSTIC

 NAEP

Van Buren County 8th graders

This test measures Tennessee's academic achievement against other states also taking this test

Feb 2nd

No student level results provided

DIAGNOSTIC

 STAR

Grades K-1: STAR Early Literacy

Grade 1: Early STAR Math

Grades 2-8: STAR Reading & Math

 This test measures the student's progress through the year and used for data in RTI

Fall  8/15/2016 to 8/26/2016

Winter 12/5/2016 to 12/15/2016

Spring  3/13/2017 to 3/24/2017

 Parent/Student will be given results at the school level and more information given at Parent/Teacher Conferences

Results are not used for grades.

 DIAGNOSTIC

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Students receiving intervention services

 This test measures the student's progress through the year and used for data in RTI

 Every two weeks

 

 

 

 Parent/Student will be given results at the school level and more information given at Parent/Teacher Conferences

Results are not used for grades.

  DIAGNOSTIC

 PSI & PASI 95%

 

 Intervention Only

 This test measures the student's progress through the year and used for data in RTI

 Pre-test & Post- test Lesson Cycle

  Parent/Student will be given results at the school level and more information given at Parent/Teacher Conferences

Results are not used for grades.

   DIAGNOSTIC