Moore County's Assessment Calendar page

Assessment Calendar

2019-2020 Key Dates in Testing
MOORE COUNTY SCHOOLS
Last Update: 12/3/19 (all dates subject to change)
REQUIRED BY TEST DATE/WINDOW TEST TARGET GROUP
STATE/ACCT July 2018 Istation Students in grade 3 attending summer camp who may score a P or higher in TRC
STATE/ACCT July 24-25 Read to Achieve Test for Grade 3 Students in grade 3 in 18-19 school year attending summer camp
DISTRICT September 3-20 RI/STAR BOY Students in grades K-8
STATE/ACCT Inital assessment required within 30 calendar days of enrollment - WIDA Access Placement Test (W-APT)
- WIDA Screener
Federal and state policies require all K–12 students identified as language minority students through the Home Language Survey (HLS) process upon initial enrollment be assessed for limited English language proficiency. The state instruments for identification of English Learner (EL) students are the WIDA Screener for grades 1–12 and the W-APT for kindergarten. The identification and the subsequent placement of EL students in English as a Second Language (ESL) services are guided at the state level by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) Curriculum and Instruction Division. All students identified as ELs must be administered the ACCESS for ELLs 2.0® or the Alternate ACCESS for ELLs® during the annual English language proficiency testing window.
9/9/19 Last day to drop fall semester EOC courses according to the 10/20 day rule
DISTRICT September 3 - 20 BOY Unique Core Assessments K-12 Extended Content Students, K-12
DISTRICT September 1 - 24 BOY CORE Reading Assessments 4-8 EC Students receiving Reading Services 4-8
DISTRICT September 1 - 24 BOY Number Knowledge Test, K-5 EC Students receiving Math Services K-5
STATE/ACCT September 10-16 Changed to 11-17 due to weather day Beginning-of-Year Grade 3 Test (BOG3) Students in grade 3 between days 11 through 15 of the school year
STATE/ACCT September 17–30 Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) Phase 1 Assessments Qualifying Students
STATE/ACCT September 3-30 Istation Benchmark BOY ALL K-3 students
9/28/19 Last day to drop year-long EOC courses according to the 10/20 day rule
DISTRICT October 8-25 CogAT Cognitive Abilities Test —Online Administration Students in Grade 6
DISTRICT October 1 and 15 ACT®—makeup Test Date (Paper/Pencil) Students at Pinecrest High School who were in 11th grade in the 2018-19 school year
STATE/ACCT October 23-30 Read to Achieve Test—Grade 3 Students with a retained reading label in a 3/4 transitional class or a grade 4 accelerated class are provided an additional opportunity to satisfy the Read to Achieve legislation by passing the Read to Achieve Test by November 1.
DISTRICT October 14-25 K-2 Math Assessment Students in grades K-2
STATE/ACCT October 14–November 22 - PreACT® (Grade 10)
- College and Career Readiness Alternate Assessment (CCRAA) at Grade 10
All students enrolled in grade 10
STATE/ACCT October 14-28 NC Check-In 1

Reading at Grades 4–8, Mathematics at Grades 3–8, Science at Grades 5 (Life Science) and 8 (Physical Science)
STATE/ACCT December 2-13 NC Check-In 1

NC Math 1 Year Long Course
STATE/ACCT October 21-25 NC Check-In 1

NC Math 1

Block 1 (Fall Semester)
DISTRICT November 4-8 RI at risk window Students in grades 2-8
STATE/ACCT December 2–13 Fall WorkKeys Testing Window Seniors who are CTE Concentrators
DISTRICT January 6-24 RI/STAR MOY Students in grades K-8
DISTRICT January 6-17 K-2 Math Assessment Students in grades K-2
DISTRICT January 6 - 31 MOY Unique Core Assessments K-12 Extended Content Students, K-12
DISTRICT January 14-25 MOY CORE Reading Assessments 4-8 EC Students receiving Reading Services 4-8
DISTRICT January 14-25 MOY Number Knowledge Test, K-5 EC Students receiving Math Services K-5
STATE/ACCT January 13-31 NC Check-In 2

Reading at Grades 4–8, Mathematics at Grades 3–8, Science at Grades 5 (Physical Science) and 8 (Earth Science)
STATE/ACCT December 9-13 NC Check-In 2

NC Math 1

Block 1 (Fall Semester)
1/13 FDF collection date - all student withdrawals must be complete BEFORE this date on any EOC students
STATE/ACCT January 13-17 End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments—Biology, English II, Math I, and Math 3 Students enrolled in appropriate EOC course codes
STATE/ACCT January 13-17 NC Final Exams Middle and High Schools Students enrolled in appropriate NCFE course codes
STATE/CTE January 13-17 CTE Post Assessments High Schools Students enrolled in appropriate CTE course codes
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STATE/ACCT various dates W-APT and WIDA™ Screener Inital assessment required within 30 calendar days of enrollment
STATE/ACCT February 17–28 Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) Phase 1 Assessments Qualifying Students
STATE/ACCT January 6-31 Istation Benchmark MOY ALL K-3 students
STATE/ACCT January 27–March 6 ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 All currently identified LEP students in grades K-12
STATE/ACCT January 27–March 6 Alternate ACCESS for ELLs All currently identified LEP students in grades K-12
STATE/ACCT February 25 ACT®—Initial Test Date (Paper/Pencil) All students currently enrolled in grade 11
STATE/ACCT March 17 ACT - Makeup Test Date (Paper/Pencil) Qualifying Students
STATE/ACCT February 25–28, March 2–6 ACT- Initial Test Date Accommodations Window (Paper/Pencil) Qualifying Students
STATE/ACCT March 17–20 & March 23–27 ACT – Makeup Test Date Accommodations Window (paper/pencil) Qualifying Students
STATE/ACCT February 25–27, March 3–5 ACT Initial Online Standard & Accommodations Testing Window All students currently enrolled in grade 11
DISTRICT March 2-13 CogAT Cognitive Abilities Test —Online Administration Students in Grade 2
STATE/ACCT March 17–19 & March 23–27 ACT Makeup Online Standard & Accommodations Testing Window select students enrolled in grade 11
STATE/ACCT Initial: February 25–28, March 2–6 Makeup: March 17–20 & March 23–27 College and Career Readiness Alternate Assessment at Grade 11 All students currently enrolled in grade 11 with appropriate documentation in their IEP for CCRA
STATE/ACCT Initial: February 25–28, March 2–6 Makeup: March 17–20 & March 23–27 NCEXTEND1 Alternate Assessment—Grade 11 All students currently enrolled in grade 11 with appropriate documentation in their IEP for X1
DISTRICT March 16-25 K-2 Math Assessment Students in grades K-2
DISTRICT March 9-13 RI/STAR at risk window Students in grades K-8
STATE/ACCT March 16-20 NC Check-In 1

NC Math 1

Block 2 (Spring Semester)
STATE/ACCT March 18-April 1 NC Check-In 2

NC Math 1 Year Long Course
STATE/ACCT March 18-April 1 NC Check-In 3 Reading at Grades 4–8, Mathematics at Grades 3–8, Science at Grades 5 (Earth Science) and 8 (Life Science)
STATE/ACCT May 11-15 NC Check-In 2

NC Math 1

Block 2 (Spring Semester)
STATE/ACCT March 30–April 10 Spring WorkKeys Testing Window Seniors who are CTE Concentrators
STATE/ACCT May 1-20 Istation Benchmark EOY ALL K-3 students
DISTRICT May 1 - 20 EOY Unique Core Assessments K-12 Extended Content Students, K-12
DISTRICT May 6-24 EOY CORE Reading Assessments 4-8 EC Students receiving Reading Services 4-8
DISTRICT May 6-24 EOY Number Knowledge Test, K-5 EC Students receiving Math Services K-5
DISTRICT April 27-May 8 RI/STAR EOY Students in grades K-8
DISTRICT May 18 - 29 K-2 Math Assessment Students in grades K-2
5/22 FDS data collection for Year-long courses - all withdrawals for EOG and EOC students must be done BEFORE this date
STATE/ACCT May 22-June 5 NCEXTEND1 Alternate Assessment—English Language Arts/Reading, Mathematics Grades 3–8, Science Grades 5 and 8; Biology, English II, and Math I EOCs Students in grades 3-8, and 10 with appropriate documentation in their IEP for X1
STATE/ACCT May 22-June 5 End-of-Grade (EOG) Reading and Mathematics Grades 3–8, and Science Grades 5 and 8 Students in grades 3 - 8
STATE/ACCT May 22-June 5 Grade 3 EOG Reading Retest Students who have not yet passed RTA requirements after initial EOG
STATE/ACCT May 22-June 5 Middle School EOC NC Math I Middle school students completing NC Math I
STATE/ACCT May 22-June 5 High School EOC Assessments (yearlong courses) High school students enrolled in appropriate EOC course codes
STATE/ACCT May 22-June 5 High School NCFE Assessments (yearlong courses) High School students enrolled in appropriate NCFE course codes
STATE/ACCT May 22-June 5 NCFE Assessments Middle Schools Students in grades 6-8 enrolled in appropriate NCFE course codes
STATE/CTE June 1-5 CTE Post Assessments High Schools Students enrolled in appropriate CTE course codes
FDS data collection for EOC - all student withdrawals must be complete BEFORE this date on any EOC students
STATE/ACCT June 1-5 High School EOC Assessments - (4x4/semester courses) High school students enrolled in appropriate EOC course codes
STATE/ACCT June 1-5 High School NCFE Assessments (4x4/semester courses) High School students enrolled in appropriate NCFE course codes
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