Testing Dates 2022-23

Elementary School (Grades PK-5)

Grade Levels Test Dates
4K 4K Readiness: PALS August 15-October 18*
January 9-27*
March 29-June 2*
5K 5K Readiness: KRA August 15-October 18*
5K-1 FastBridge Reading and Math August 22-September 16*
December 5-January 20*
April 24-May 31*
5K-5 (Identified Students) ACCESS for ELLs (English Language Proficiency Assessment)
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
January 23-March 10*
1
1-2 and 3-5 (Identified Students)
1
MAP Growth September 12-23*
December 1-14*
March 1-14*
2 CogAT October 10-11
2 Iowa Assessment October 12-13
2-5 Mastery View Predictive Assessment (MC Benchmark) - Math (Gr. 2-5), ELA (Gr. 2-5), & Science (Gr. 4 Only) October 24-28
January 23-27
March 10, 13-16
2-5 (Identified Students) SC Performance Task Assessments (Gifted and Talented) February 21-March 16*
3-5 SC READY ELA, Math & Science (Gr. 4) May 5-June 2*
3-5 SC READY ELA Session 1 - GCS Virtual Program Students May 10
3-5 SC READY ELA Session 2 - GCS Virtual Program Students May 11
3-5 SC READY Math - GCS Virtual Program Students May 23
4

SC READY Science (Gr. 4) - GCS Virtual Program Students

May 24
3-5 (Identified Sp. Ed. Students) SC-Alt (South Carolina Alternate Assessment) ELA & Math (Gr. 3-5), Science (Gr. 4) March 6-April 14*
Identified Students (Gr. 4)/IDschools TBD NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) March 27-April 14*

Note: Test dates will be updated as information is received from the South Carolina Department of Education and/or testing contractors. As dates are subject to change, please check back regularly. Contact your school for specific test information.
*Schools will schedule students for testing.

Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)

Grade Levels Tests Dates
6-8 SC READY ELA, Math, & Science (Gr. 6) May 5-June 2*
6-8 SC READY ELA Session 1 - GCS Virtual Program Students May 16
6-8 SC READY ELA Session 2 - GCS Virtual Program Students May 17
6-8 SC READY Math - GCS Virtual Program Students May 23
6-8 SC READY Science (Gr. 6) - GCS Virtual Program Students May 24
6-8 Mastery View Predictive Assessment (MC Benchmark) - Math (Gr. 6-8), ELA (Gr. 6-8), & Science (Gr. 6 Only) October 24-28
January 23-27
May 10, 13-16
6-8 (Identified Students) EOCEP Algebra 1 - In-person & GCS Virtual Program Students May 24
6-8 (Identified Students) ACCESS for ELLs (English Language Proficiency Assessment)
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
January 23-March 10*
6-8 (Identified Sp. Ed. Students) SC-Alt (South Carolina Alternate Assessment) ELA & Math (Gr. 6-8), Science (Gr. 6) March 6-April 14*
8 (Identified Students) PSAT/NMSQT October 12
6-8 (Identified Students) MAP Growth December 1-14*
Identified Students (Gr. 8)/IDschools TBD NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) October 10-December 16*

Note: Test dates will be updated as information is received from the South Carolina Department of Education and/or testing contractors. As dates are subject to change, please check back regularly. Contact your school for specific test information.
*Schools will schedule students for testing.

High School (9-12, Adult Education)

Grade Levels Tests Dates
9-12 (Students enrolled in courses) Mastery View Predictive Assessment (MC Benchmark) - English 2, Algebra 1, Biology 1, U.S. History Semester 1: September 26-30
Semester 1: November 14-18
Semester 2: February 27-March 3
Semester 2: April 24-28
9-12 (Identified Students) ACCESS for ELLs (English Language Proficiency Assessment)
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
January 23-March 10*
9-12, Adult Ed. EOCEP English 2 Writing Fall/Winter: December 1-16 and January 3-12*
Spring: May 5-June 2*
9-12, Adult Ed. EOCEP English 2 Reading, Algebra 1, Biology 1, United States History and Constitution Fall/Winter: December 8-16 and January 3-12*
Spring: May 12-June 2*
9-12 EOCEP English 2 Writing - GCS Virtual Program Students December 13; May 15
9-12 EOCEP English 2 Reading - GCS Virtual Program Students December 14; May 16
9-12 EOCEP Biology 1 - GCS Virtual Program Students December 15; May 17
9-12 EOCEP Algebra 1 - GCS Virtual Program Students January 4; May 19
9-12 EOCEP U.S. History and the Constitution - GCS Virtual Program Students January 5; May 18
9-12 (Identified Students) IB (International Baccalaureate) April 27-May 19
9-12 (Identified Students) AP (Advanced Placement) May 1-12
9-12 (Identified Sp. Ed. Students) SC-Alt (South Carolina Alternate Assessment) Algebra, Biology, English, U.S. History and the Constitution March 6-April 14*
10
11 (Identified Students)
PSAT/NMSQT October 12
11-12 (Identified Students) College Entrance Assessment-The ACT March 7-9*
March 14-16*
11-12 (Identified Students) College Entrance Assessment-SAT April 25
11 Career Readiness Assessment - WIN Work Ready March 27-April 14
11-12 (Identified Sp. Ed. Students) Alternate Career Readiness Assessment - Life Skills Inventory Independent Living Skills March 6-April 21*
12 (Identified Students) Career Readiness Assessment - WIN Work Ready Fall: SCDE deferred testing to spring testing window
Spring: March 27-April 14

Note: Test dates will be updated as information is received from the South Carolina Department of Education and/or testing contractors. As dates are subject to change, please check back regularly. Contact your school for specific test information.
*Schools will schedule students for testing.