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Assessment Calendar 2016-2017


High School Assessment   


August  
Aug. 5 - ongoing throughout the school year  AZELLA (Gr. 9-12)

September
Sept. 16 Proposition 301 Initial Goals Due

October
Online Benchmark (BM) 1 (End of 1st Quarter)
Oct. 3 - Oct. 14 Bio and Bio Honors (Gr. 9)
Oct. 3 - Oct 14 OnLine BM 1 (End of 1st Quarter)
Math - Alg 1-2, Alg 3-4, Geo 1-2
English - Eng 1-2, Eng 3-4, Eng 5-6
Writing - 2 days (site schedule days)
PSAT (Saturday Oct 15  - DHS)
CTE Fall Assessment (Opens October 24)
Fall AzMerit EOC window (Oct 24 - Dec 2)

November
Nov 2  PSAT (Shadow Ridge, Willow Canyon  and Valley Vista)
CTE Fall Assessment

December
Writing - 2 days  (site schedules)
Dec. 21-22 Content Area Finals (Gr. 9-12)
CTE Fall Assessment (Closes December 1)

January
No Assessments

February
Feb 6 - Mar 24 AZELLA Reassessment
Mid Feb AIMS A & Science (Gr. 10)

March
Online Benchmark (BM) 2 (End of 3rd Quarter)
Bio - Bio Honors (site schedule)
Mar 6-10 English - Eng 1-2, Eng 3-4, Eng 5-6
Mar 13-17 Math - Alg 1-2, Alg 3-4, Geo 1-2
Mar 20 CTE Skills Assessment
Mar - Mid May  MSAA (Multi-State Alternate Assessment ELA and Math Gr. 11)
March 13 - April 21 (scheduled by each HS)  - AIMS Science tests (Gr. 9)

April
AZMERIT March 27 - May 4 (writing due by April 21) Month of April - Science
March 13 - April 21(scheduled by each HS)  - AIMS Science tests (Gr. 9)
April 18-19 CTE State Conference

May
May 5 - Final 301 Goals due
Cambridge/IB/AP/CTE
May 23 - 24 Content Area Finals (Gr. 9-12)
2 Day Writing Benchmark (site schedule)

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

Elementary Assessment  


August  
Aug. 5-26 DIBELS (Gr. K-6)
Aug. 5 ongoing throughout the school year - AZELLA 

September
Sept. 16 Proposition 301 Initial Goals Due
Sept. 5-15 Gifted Testing (New to district and transfer students only)

October
Online Benchmark (BM) 1:  Week of Oct. 3rd 
Reading (Gr. 4-8) - (Gr. 3 District Reading BM optional)
Math (Gr. 3-8)
Oct. 10-28 - HMH Unit 2 Reading Test (Gr. 2-3)
Oct. 10 - Nov. 4 - HMH Unit 2 Reading Test (Gr. 1)
Oct. 24 - Nov. 4 - HMH Unit 2 Reading Test (Gr. Kinder)
Week of Oct. 24 Science Performance Tasks (Gr. 7-8)

November
Nov. 7-10 - Science BM 1 - (Gr. 6 )
Nov. 28 - Dec. 16 - DIBELS (Gr. K-6) Cont.
Oct. 10 - Nov. 4 - HMH Unit 2 Reading Test (Gr. 1)
Oct. 24 - Nov.  4 - HMH Unit 2 Reading Test (Gr. Kinder)-Cont.

December
Nov. 28 - Dec. 16 - DIBELS (Gr. K-6)-Cont.

January
Jan. 23 -Feb. 21 Gifted Testing (Gr. 1-8)
Jan. 23 - Feb. 3 - HMH Unit 4 Reading Test (Gr. 3)
Jan. 30 - Feb. 10 - HMH Unit 4 Reading Test (Gr. Kinder)
Jan. 30 - Feb. 10 - HMH Unit 4 Reading Test (Gr. 2)
Week of Jan. 30 - Feb. 3 - Science Performance Tasks (Gr. 7-8)

February 
Jan . 30 - Feb. 10 - HMH Unit 4 Reading Test (Gr. 2)-Cont.
Feb. 6-17 - HMH Unit 4 Reading Test (Gr. 1)
Feb. 6 - March 24 AZELLA Reassessment
Feb. 21-24 - Science BM 2 (Gr. 6)
Mid-Feb. AIMS A & Science AIMS Aligned Benchmark (Grades 4 and 8)

March
Week of March 6th - AIMS aligned Science test (Galileo Grades 4 and 8)
Mar. 6-17 - HMH Unit 5 Reading Test (Gr. Kinder)
Mar. 6-17 - HMH Unit 5 Reading Test (Gr. 3)
Online Benchmark (BM) 2  - Week of March 6th
Reading Grades 4-8 (3rd grade Reading BM optional) 
Math Grades 3-8
Mar. 13 - April 7 - HMH Unit 5 Reading Test (Gr. 1)
Mar. 27 - April 7 - HMH Unit 5 Reading Test (Gr. 2)
Mar. - April MSAA (Multi-State Alternate Assmt ELA and Math Gr. 3-8) 

April
Mar. 13 - April  7 - HMH Unit 5 Reading Test (Gr. 1)-Cont.
Mar. 27 - April 7 - HMH Unit 5 Reading Test (Gr. 2)-Cont. 
Mar. 27 - May 4 - AzMERIT (writing due by April 21)  All grade 3 testing due by April 28 (NEW)
April 3-7 -  Science Performance Task (Gr. 7-8)
April 10-21 - Gifted Testing (Gr. Kinder - 8)
April 18 - AIMS  Science Tests (Gr. 4 & 8)
April 24 - May 12 DIBELS (Gr. K-6)

May
April 24 - May 12 - DIBELS (Gr. K-6)-Cont.
May 5 - Final 301 Goals Due
May 8- 12 - Science BM 3 - (Gr. 6)
Week of May 8 - DHS feeder schools 8th grade Cambridge placement exam (ELA and Math)

Science Kit Assessments upon completion of learning unit
8th Grade Civics tests - throughout the school year until pass at 60%
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