• Greenbush-Middle River District 2683 Testing Calendar, 2019-20

     

    Assessment

    Grade Level

    Subject Matter

    Date

    Approximate time

    Purpose 

    Results Dissemination

    ASVAB

    11

    Math, Reading, Science, English, Electronics, Mechanics

    September 17

    3 hours

    Career and academic aptitude test for military.  Scores and interest survey used for college and career planning. 

    Students receive individual reports.  Army National Guard interprets results with students.

    PSAT

    11

    English, Math

    October 23

    3 hours

    Estimate a student’s performance on the SAT; qualify for the nationwide scholarship competitions; inform students of educational and financial opportunities 

    Students receive individual reports.

    Aspire

    8

    Reading, Writing, Math, English, Science

    November 25-27

    4 hours

    Plan high school coursework. Individual scores in English, Math, Reading, Writing, Science compared to national norms to provide one data point about potential college and career readiness.

    Students and parents receive individual reports at spring high school course registration

    ACT

    11, 12

    English, Math, Reading, Science

    April 7

    3.5 hours

    Counsel college bound students; sometimes required for college application

    Students and school receive individual results. Used for college admission and dual-enrollment eligibility.

    SAT

    11, 12

    Reading, Language, Writing, Math

    Students schedule individually.

    3 hours

    Counsel college bound students; sometimes required for college application

    Used for college admission.

    MCA-III

    Grades 3-11

    Reading, Math, Science

    March 31 - April 24

    (see below)

    2-4 hours

    Identify level of student achievement in state standards; state and federal requirement to assess district curriculum and instruction

    Parents receive individual reports at fall Parent-Teacher conferences

    MTAS

    3-11

    Reading, Math Science

    April 14

    1 hour

    Assess student’s progress in individualized curriculum for a very small number of students, determined by IEP team

    Parents receive individual reports at fall Parent-Teacher conferences

    Accuplacer

    10, 12

    Reading, Writing, Math

    May 1

    2 hours

    Two-year or technical college placement; eligibility for Online or College in the High School coursework. 

    Students and school receive final score.





    GMR Spring 2020 MCA Dates

    Individual test reports from spring 2019 will be reviewed with parents at October 7, 2019 Parent-Teacher Conferences.

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    MARCH  30

    31

    3rd, 5th grade reading

    8th grade science

    APRIL 1

    3rd, 5th grade reading

    8th grade science

    2

    3rd, 5th grade reading

    8th grade science

    3

    6

    4th, 6th, 7th grade reading

    7 ACT

    4th, 6th, 7th grade reading

    8

    4th, 6th, 7th grade reading

    9

    4 Reading

    7 Reading

    10

    No School

    13

    No School

    14

    5th, 6th grade math

    10th grade science

    15

    5th, 6th grade math

    10th grade science

    16

    4th, 8th, 11th grade math

    17

    4th, 8th, 11th grade math

    20

    3rd grade math

    5th grade science

    8th grade reading

    21

    3rd grade math

    5th grade science

    8th grade reading

    22

    3rd grade math

    5th grade science

    8th grade reading

    23

    7th grade math

    10th grade reading

    24

    7th grade math

    10th grade reading

     

    Test refusal