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Assessment Calendar 2018-2019

High School Assessment Dates
 

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August
  • August 6 - AZELLA (ongoing throughout the school year)

September
  • September 1 - Prop 301 Goals

October
  • October 3-October 4 - ATI Benchmark #1-ELA, Math, Science Lab 1
  • October 10 OR October 13 - PSAT (schools may choose date)

November
  • November 2-November 30 - Fall AzMERIT EOC
  • November - Cambridge Testing (students that are ready/retakes)

December
  • December 20-December 21 - Content Area Finals

January
  • No Assessments

February
  • February 1-February 29 - AIMS A Science
  • February 4-March 15 - AZELLA Reassessment

March
  • February 4-March 15 - AZELLA Reassessment
  • March 6-March 7 - ATI Benchmark #2-ELA, Math, Science Lab 2
  • March 18-May 3 - MSAA
  • March 25-April 19 - AIMS Science
  • March 20-April 26 - CTE Technical Skills Assessment

April
  • March 20-April 26 - CTE Technical Skills Assessment
  • March 25-April 19 - AIMS Science
  • April 1-April 26 - AzMERIT
  • April 12 - AzMERIT Writing Due

May
  • March 18-May 3 - MSAA
  • May 3 - Final 301 Goals
  • May 6-May 17 - AP Exams
  • May 9-May 10 - Senior Finals
  • May 16 - Graduation
  • May 20-May 21 - Final Exams
  • May - Cambridge/AP/IB Testing (all month)

Civics tests - throughout the school year until pass at 60%

2018-2019 High School Assessment Calendar

Elementary Assessment Dates
 

 August  
  • Aug 6-24 - DIBELS (K-6th)
  • Aug 6  - AZELLA (ongoing throughout the school year)
  • Aug 6 - 95% Group PASI/PSI (1st-3rd grade and on going all year)

September
  • Sep 4 - Proposition 301 Initial Goals Due
  • Sep 4-14 - Gifted Testing (New to district and transfer students only)
  • Sep 24 - 95% Group PASI (Kinder and on going all year)

October
NOTE: 3rd grade students will be taking a combination test of District Benchmark and HMH Unit Assessments
  • Week of Oct 1 - Math and Reading Benchmark #1 (3rd-8th)
  • Week of Oct 1 - Math Benchmark #1 (K-2nd)
  • Oct 8-Oct 26 - HMH Unit 2 Reading Test (2nd)
  • Week of Oct 23 - Science Performance Tasks (7th-8th)(optional)
  • Oct 29-Nov 9 - HMH Unit 2 Reading Test (K)

November
  • Oct 29-Nov 9 - HMH Unit 2 Reading Test (K) - Cont.
  • Nov 5-Nov 16 - HMH Unit 2 Reading Test (1st)
  • Nov 26-Dec 14 - DIBELS (K-6th)
  • Nov 26-Dec 14 - Gifted Testing (1st-8th)

December
NOTE: 3rd grade students will be taking a combination test of District Benchmark and HMH Unit Assessments
  • Nov 26-Dec 14 - DIBELS (K-6th) - Cont.
  • Nov 26-Dec 14 - Gifted Testing (1st-8th) - Cont.
  • Dec 10-14 - Math Benchmark #2 (K-2nd)
  • Dec 10-14 - Math and Reading Benchmark #2 (3rd-8th) 

January
  • Jan 28-Feb 8 - HMH Unit 4 Reading Test (2nd)
  • Jan 29-Feb 3 - Science Performance Tasks (7th-8th)(optional) 

February 
NOTE: 3rd grade students will be taking a combination test of District Benchmark and HMH Unit Assessments
  • Jan 28-Feb 8 - HMH Unit 4 Reading Test (2nd) - Cont.
  • Jan 29-Feb 3 - Science Performance Tasks (7th-8th)(optional) - Cont.
  • Feb 4-Feb 15 - HMH Unit 4 Reading Test (K)
  • Feb 4-Mar 15 - AZELLA Reassessment
  • Feb 11-Mar 1 - HMH Unit Reading Test (1st)
  • Mid Feb - AIMS A & Science AIMS Aligned Benchmark (4th and 8th)
  • Feb 25-Mar 15 - Gifted Testing (K-8th)

March
  • Feb 4-Mar 15 - AZELLA Reassessment - Cont.
  • Feb 11-Mar 1 - HMH Unit Reading Test (1st) - Cont.
  • Feb 25-Mar 15 - Gifted Testing (K-8th) - Cont.
  • Mar 4 -Mar 8 - Math and Reading Benchmark #3 (3rd-8th)
  • Mar 11-Mar 15 -  Math Benchmark #3 (K-2nd)
  • Mar 11- Mar 29 - HMH Unit 5 Reading Test (K)
  • Mar 25-Apr 5 - HMH Unit 5 Reading Test (2nd)
  • Mar-Apr - MSAA ELA and Math (3rd-8th, 11th)
  • Mar 25-Apr 19 - AIMS Science (4th and 8th)

April
  • Mar 25-Apr 5 - HMH Unit 5 Reading Test (2nd)
  • Mar-Apr - MSAA ELA and Math (3rd-8th, 11th)
  • Mar 25-Apr 19 - AIMS Science (4th and 8th)
  • Apr 1-Apr 12 - HMH Unit 5 Reading Test (1st)
  • Apr 1-Apr 26 - AzMERIT (3rd-8th)
  • Apr 19-May 17 - DIBELS (K-6th)
  • TBA - Cambridge Checkpoint Test (8th)

May
  • Apr 19-May 17 - DIBELS (K-6th) - Cont.
  • May - Science Performance Task (7th-8th)(optional)
  • May 1-May 4 - Math Benchmark #4 (K-2nd)
  • May 3 - Final 301 Goals Due​

8th Grade Civics tests - throughout the school year until pass at 60%

2018-2019 Elementary Assessment Calendar
   

DIBELS Assessments

The Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills

 
Kinder-3rd Grade
  • Fall, Winter and Spring Benchmark for all students
  • Students that are at benchmark after they are Dibel'd need to be progress monitored 1x a quarter
  • Students that are strategic after they are Dibel'd need to be progress monitored 1x a month
  • Students that are intensive after they are Dibel'd need to be progress monitored
    2x a month

4th-6th Grade
  • Fall Benchmark for all students
  • Winter Benchmark for strategic or intensive students ONLY
  • Spring Benchmark for strategic or intensive students ONLY
  • Progress Monitoring
  • After Fall Benchmark, if a student is at benchmark and the AzMERIT score in reading shows that the student was highly proficient or proficient, you do NOT need to progress monitor this student, unless the teacher starts to see drops or has concerns.
  • Students that are strategic after they are Dibel'd need to be progress monitored
    1x a month
  • Students that are intensive after they are Dibel'd need to be progress monitored 2x a month
   

 

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