ACCESS® - Individual and group administered assessment designed to measure academic English proficiency relative to state learning standards K-8 Measures ELL students’ English proficiency levels and determines continued eligibility for ELL support services.
January 14 - February 15, 2013
AIMSweb® - Universal screening instrument used to identify students in need of supports; also used as a progress-monitoring tool for identified students receiving academic support interventions. K-5 Identifies students in need of academic support interventions and monitoring of their progress at specified intervals.
September 4-14, 2012
January 8-18, 2013
May 1-15, 2013
DRA2® - An individually administered assessment designed to identify students’ reading levels. Text level data used to form classroom instructional groups. K-8 Identifies students’ reading levels to form classroom instructional groups.
October 1-19, 2012
January 7-25, 2013
April 22-May 10, 2013
Explore - Group administered assessment that is used to assist students in developing an appropriate high school placement. 8 Identifies students’ content-area strengths and areas of growth along with post-high school career objectives.
October 22-26, 2012
ISAT - State assessment in Reading, Math, Science & Social Studies. 3-8 Measures students’ proficiency in meeting grade level Illinois learning standards. March 4-15, 2013
MAP® - Group administered adaptive assessment gives identifying data about students’ math and reading ability levels. Universal screening instrument used to identify students in need of support in grades 6-8. 3-8 Measures students’ academic growth in the areas of math and reading.
September 10-28, 2012
November 26-December 14, 2012 (* 6-8 only)
April 15-May 3, 2013