Moore County's Assessment Calendar page

Assessment Calendar

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2020-2021 Key Dates in Testing
MOORE COUNTY SCHOOLS
Revised: 9/10/2020 (all dates subject to change)
REQUIRED BY/Dept Responsible TEST DATE/WINDOW TEST TARGET GROUP
DISTRICT/C&I August 24-28, 2020 4th grade diagnostic reading assessment via STAR Students in grade 4 by the 10th day of school year (can be done remotely)
NCDPI/PAR August 17 – September 14, 2020 Beginning-of-Grade 3 (BOG3) Reading Test (online) By the 20th day of the student's in person instruction (A days 8/17-10/20; B days 8/20-10/23; remote students are expected upon return to face to face)
DISTRICT/C&I September 9-29, 2020 mClass BOY K-3 formative assessment
NCDPI/PAR/C&I September 14-October 2, 2020 Back to School Resource Tool - Passport for Learning - Reading & Math (online) Students in Grades 4-8 & NC Math 1. A resource intended to provide teachers with formative data to help guide student understanding of the previous grade level content. (Formative test can be done remotely via NCTest/Chromebook)
DISTRICT/C&I August 24- September 30, 2020 STAR Assessment - BOY K-8
NCDPI/C&I various dates W-APT and WIDA™ Screener (online) K–12 students identified as language minority students through the Home Language Survey within first 45 days of enrollment
DISTRICT/EC TBD BOY Unique Core Assessments K-12 Extended Content Students, K-12
DISTRICT/EC TBD BOY CORE Reading Assessments 4-8 EC Students receiving Reading Services 4-8
DISTRICT/EC TBD BOY Number Knowledge Test, K-5 EC Students receiving Math Services K-5
NCDPI/PAR Fall 2020: September 17–October 14 Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) Phase 1 Assessments (online) Qualifying Students (EOC courses)
DISTRICT/C&I September 1-29, 2020 RtA Benchmark BOY (online) ALL K-3 students
DISTRICT/C&I April - TBD CogAT Cognitive Abilities Test (online) Students in Grade 6
NCDPI/PAR local option via C&I October 19-30, 2020 NC Check-In 1 (Science ONLY) (online)

Science at grade 5 & 8 (Formative test can be done remotely via NCTest/Chromebook)
NCDPI/PAR October 26-30, 2020 Read to Achieve Test for Grade 3 Fall 2020: Schools offering a 3/4 transition class may make a local decision to administer test by 11/1/2020
NCDPI/PAR February 15-March 6, 2021 - PreACT® (Grade 10) (paper/pencil)
- College and Career Readiness Alternate Assessment (CCRAA) at Grade 10 (online)
All students enrolled in grade 10
NCDPI/PAR Fall 2020: November 16–December 15 WorkKeys Testing Window (online) Seniors who are CTE Concentrators
NCDPI/PAR ACT Fall 2020 Makeup Test Date Options Options - Standard Test Date-Tuesday, September 22, 2020
--Accommodations Window: September 22–October 2, 2020*
OR
Standard Test Date-Tuesday, October 6, 2020
--Accommodations Window: October 6–October 12, 2020*
OR
Standard Test Date-Tuesday, October 20, 2020
--Accommodations Window: October 20–October 26, 2020 (this includes Extend1 @ grade 11 makeups*
*weekdays only
Note: The fall ACT makeup test dates are only available for makeup testing of students who were not tested on February 25, 2020.
NCDPI/PAR local option via C&I within Nov-Dec state window specific dates TBD NC Check-In 2 (online)

NC Math 1 (Formative test can be done remotely via NCTest/Chromebook)

Block 1 (Fall Semester)
DISTRICT/C&I TBD STAR Assessment - MOY Students in grades K-8
DISTRICT/C&I December 3 - 17 K-2 Math Assessment Students in grades K-2
DISTRICT/EC TBD MOY Unique Core Assessments K-12 Extended Content Students, K-12
DISTRICT/EC TBD MOY CORE Reading Assessments 4-8 EC Students receiving Reading Services 4-8
DISTRICT/EC TBD MOY Number Knowledge Test, K-5 EC Students receiving Math Services K-5
NCDPI/PAR December 14-18, 2020 End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments—Biology, English II, Math I, and Math 3 (online) Students enrolled in appropriate EOC course codes
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NCDPI/C&I/PAR various dates W-APT and WIDA™ Screener (online) K–12 students identified as language minority students through the Home Language Survey within first 30 days of enrollment
DISTRICT/C&I TBD (January) RtA Benchmark MOY ALL K-3 students
DISTRICT/C&I January 4, February 1, 2021 mClass MOY K-3 formative assessment
NCDPI/PAR local option via C&I February 23-March 5, 2021 NC Check-In 1 (online)

NC Math 1 (Formative test can be done remotely via NCTest/Chromebook)

Block 2 (Spring Semester)
NCDPI/PAR local option via C&I within Apr-May state window NC Check-In 2 (online)

NC Math 1 (Formative test can be done remotely via NCTest/Chromebook)

Block 2 (Spring Semester)
NCDPI/PAR local option via C&I January 25 – February 5, 2021 NC Check-In 2 (online)

Reading at Grades 4–8, Mathematics at Grades 3–8, Science at Grades 5 & 8 (Formative test can be done remotely via NCTest/Chromebook)
NCDPI/PAR local option via C&I March 22 –April 1, 2021 NC Check-In 2 (online)

NC Math 1 (Year-long course) (Formative test can be done remotely via NCTest/Chromebook)
NCDPI/PAR January 25–March 5, 2021 ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 & Alternate ACCESS for ELLs (online) All currently identified LEP students in grades K-12
NCDPI/PAR Spring 2021: February 15–March 12 Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) Phase 1 Assessments (online) Qualifying Students
NCDPI/CTE TBD CTE Post Assessments High Schools Students enrolled in appropriate CTE course codes
NCDPI/PAR February 23, 2021 ACT – Initial Test Date (Paper/Pencil) All students currently enrolled in grade 11
NCDPI/PAR February 23–26, 2021, March 1–5, 2021 ACT – Initial Test Date Accommodations (Paper/Pencil) Qualifying Students
NCDPI/PAR March 9, 2021 ACT – Makeup Test Date (Paper/Pencil) Qualifying Students
NCDPI/PAR March 9–12, 2021 and March 15–19, 2021 ACT – Makeup Test Date Accommodations Window (Paper/Pencil) Qualifying Students
NCDPI/PAR Initial: February 23–26, 2021, March 1–5, 2021 Makeup: March 9–12, 2021 and March 15–19, 2021 College and Career Readiness Alternate Assessment (CCRAA) and NCEXTEND1 Alternate Assessment at Grade 11 All students currently enrolled in grade 11 with appropriate documentation in their IEP for CCRA or Extend 1 testing
DISTRICT/C&I April - TBD CogAT Cognitive Abilities Test (online) Students in Grade 2
NCDPI/PAR local option via C&I March 22 –April 1, 2021 NC Check-In 3 (online) Reading at Grades 4–8, Mathematics at Grades 3–8, Science at Grades 5 & 8 (Formative test can be done remotely via NCTest/Chromebook)
NCDPI/PAR Spring 2021: April 12–23 WorkKeys Testing Window (online) Seniors who are CTE Concentrators
DISTRICT/C&I TBD (May) RtA Benchmark EOY ALL K-3 students
DISTRICT/EC TBD EOY Unique Core Assessments K-12 Extended Content Students, K-12
DISTRICT/EC TBD EOY CORE Reading Assessments 4-8 EC Students receiving Reading Services 4-8
DISTRICT/EC TBD EOY Number Knowledge Test, K-5 EC Students receiving Math Services K-5
DISTRICT/C&I TBD RI/STAR EOY Students in grades K-8
DISTRICT/C&I May 3-28, 2020 mClass EOY K-3 formative assessment
DISTRICT/C&I May 10 - 21 K-2 Math Assessment Students in grades K-2
NCDPI/PAR May 20, 2020 – June 2, 2021 NCEXTEND1 Alternate Assessment—English Language Arts/Reading, Mathematics Grades 3–8, Science Grades 5 and 8; Biology, English II, and Math I EOCs (online) Students on Extended Content Standards
NCDPI/PAR May 20, 2020 – June 2, 2021 End-of-Grade (EOG) Reading and Mathematics Grades 3–8, and Science Grades 5 and 8 (online 4 and up) Students in grades 3 - 8
NCDPI/PAR May 20, 2020 – June 2, 2021 Grade 3 EOG Reading Retest Students who have not yet passed RTA requirements after initial EOG ELA assessment
NCDPI/PAR May 20, 2020 – June 2, 2021 6-8 EOC NC Math I (online) Middle school students completing NC Math I
NCDPI/PAR May 20, 2020 – June 2, 2021 High School EOC Assessments (year-long courses only) (online) High school students enrolled in appropriate EOC course codes
NCDPI/CTE TBD CTE Post Assessments High Schools Students enrolled in appropriate CTE course codes
NCDPI/PAR May 27, 2020 – June 2, 2021 High School EOC Assessments - (4x4/semester courses) (online) High school students enrolled in appropriate EOC course codes
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*NAEP testing yet to be determined by the NCDPI (potentially canceled for 20-21)
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  • 5277 Hwy. 15-501 South, Carthage, NC28327
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  • 910-947-3011
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