Testing Dates 2020-2021

Elementary School (Grades PK-5)

Grade

Assessments

Dates

4K

4K Readiness: PALS

TBD

5K

5K Readiness: KRA

TBD

K-5 [Identified (ID) students] ACCESS for ELLs (English Language Proficiency Assessment) TBD

2

CogAT

Mid-October

2

Iowa Assessment

Mid-October

2-5 (ID students)

SC Performance Tasks Assessments (Gifted and Talented)

TBD

2 & 5
3 & 4 (ID students)

MAP Growth

December 2-11

3-5

SC READY – ELA & Math

Last 20 days of the school year

4

SCPASS – Science

Last 20 days of the school year

ID students (Gr, 4)
(ID schools)

NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress)

TBD

Sp. Ed. (ID students)

Alternate ACCESS for ELLs

TBD

Sp. Ed. (ID students)

SC-Alt (South Carolina Alternate Assessment) – ELA & Math (Gr. 3-5), Science (Gr. 4)

TBD

Notes:
Links to the South Carolina Department of Education Assessment and contractors’ webpages were active as of August 12, 2019. 
Test dates are subject to change. Therefore, specific test dates will be communicated at the school level. Please contact your school with questions relating to the testing schedule.

Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)

Grade

Assessments

Dates

6-8 [Identified (ID) students]

ACCESS for ELLs (English Language Proficiency Assessment)

TBD

8 (ID Students)

PSAT/NMSQT

October 14

8
6 & 7 (ID students)

MAP Growth

December 2-11

ID Students (Gr. 8/ID Schools)

NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress)

TBD

6-8

SC READY – ELA & Math

Last 20 days of the school year

6

SCPASS – Science

Last 20 days of the school year

MS (ID Students)

EOCEP Algebra 1

Last 15 days of the school year

Sp. Ed. (ID students)

Alternate ACCESS for ELLs

TBD

Sp. Ed. (ID students)

SC-Alt (South Carolina Alternate Assessment) – ELA & Math (Gr. 6-8), Science (Gr. 6)

TBD

Notes:
Links to the South Carolina Department of Education Assessment and contractors’ webpages were active as of August 12, 2019. 
Test dates are subject to change. Therefore, specific test dates will be communicated at the school level. Please contact your school with questions relating to the testing schedule.

High School (9-12, Adult Education)

Grade

Assessments

Dates

9-12 [Identified (ID) students]

ACCESS for ELLs (English Language Proficiency Assessment)

TBD

9-12, Adult Ed.
Block Schools Only

EOCEP
English 1 (ID students) Writing
English 2 Writing

TBD

9-12, Adult Ed.
Block Schools Only

EOCEP
English 1 (ID students) Reading, English 2 Reading, Algebra 1, Biology 1, United States History and Constitution

Last 15 days of the first semester

9-12, Adult Ed

EOCEP
English 1 (ID students) Writing English 2 Writing

 

TBD

9-12, Adult Ed

EOCEP
English 1 (ID students) Reading, English 2 Reading, Algebra 1, Biology 1, United States History and Constitution

Last 15 days of the school year

9-12 (ID students)

IB (International Baccalaureate)

April 29-May 21

9-12 (ID students)

AP (Advanced Placement)

May 3-14

10
9 & 11 (ID students)

PSAT/NMSQT 

October 14

11 (ID students)

College Entrance Assessment - The ACT

TBD

11 (ID students)

College Entrance Assessment - SAT

TBD

11

Career Readiness Assessment - Ready to Work (R2W)

TBD

12 (ID students)

Career Readiness Assessment - Ready to Work (R2W)

TBD

12 (ID students)

NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress)

TBD

HS (ID Students)

Life Skills Inventory Independent Living Skills

TBD

Sp. Ed. (ID students)

Alternate ACCESS for ELLs

TBD

Sp. Ed. (ID students)

SC-Alt (South Carolina Alternate Assessment) – Algebra, Biology, English, U.S. History and the Constitution

TBD

Notes:
Links to the South Carolina Department of Education Assessment and contractors’ webpages were active as of August 12, 2019. 
Test dates are subject to change. Therefore, specific test dates will be communicated at the school level. Please contact your school with questions relating to the testing schedule