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Assessments & Dates

                                                                  2023-2024 State and Dupree 64-2 District Test/Assessment Information:                                                                                  

Assessment Grades Evaluated Testing Window Subject Evaluated Purpose Given Required By Est. Time  Results Released
               
SD ELA & Math Gen. Ed. 3-8 and 11th 2nd Monday in March Engl/Lang. Arts & To check for growth & State Untimed May-Sept
 (replaced Smarter Bal.)    to 1st Friday in May     Math   development     (within 1st 30 days of school)
SD Science 5th, 8th, and 11th 2nd Monday in March Science To check for growth & State Untimed (within 1st 30 days of school)
     to 1st Friday in May     development      
SD Science Alt.
  (for spec. educ)
5th, 8th, and 11th 2nd Monday in March
 to 1st Friday in May
Science
  
To check for growth &
  development
State Untimed (within 1st 30 days of school)
 
               
NAEP (Nat. Assess.
  of Educ. Progress)
4th and 8th  1/24/2022-3/4/2022
every other year
ELA/Math/Science To evaluate and 
  compared states
Federal Gov. 2-3 hours Only given to the State
State level results in Fall
               
ACCESS/ACCESS Alt.as necessary
   (WIDA for Engl as a 2nd Language students)
Within 30 days of 
   enrollment
English To evaluate students for
   placement in English
State 2-3 hours May/June
 
               
NCRC (Nat. Career
   Readiness Cert.)
12th Grade Fall of Year; 
  usually in Nov.
Career Readiness

To eval. Students and 
   label their level of career readiness

State 2-3 hours A few weeks after test
 
                
ACT 10th, 11th, 12th 6 Times a Year on
  national test dates
Posted at Counselor's
   Office
Math, Science,
  Reading, English
To determine dual credit
   placement and college
   entrance/scholarship use
Colleges and
  Schol. Programs
4 hours Within 4-6 weeks after test
 
 
 
STAR Early Literacy Prek-1 Beginning, Middle & End of Year Literacy Determine phonic awareness District varies Immediately
               
STAR Reading 2nd through 12th  Beginning, Middle & End of Year Reading To check for reading levels & growth District varies Immediately
               
STAR Math 2nd through 8th Beginning, Middle & End of Year Math To determine math levels and growth District varies immediately
               
MAPS Testing 7th-12th Beginning, Middle & End of Year Math To determine math levels and growth District varies immediately
               
MAPS Testing 2nd through 6th Beginning, Middle & End of Year Math & Literacy To determine math levels, growth & Curric. Needs District varies immediately
               
DIBELS K-6 Beginning, Middle & End of Year Literacy To determine Literacy levels and curric / instructional strategy needs District timed immediately
SD-ELP (Access 2.0) All Ages for EL 1/22/2024-2/23/2024 English Language Determine ELA needs As needed varies varies