2020-2021 Assessment Calendar

This calendar remains flexible due to the unknowns and changes in the current school environment. 

DATE

ASSESSMENT

GRADE LEVELS

October 1 - October 23, 2020

NWEA Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)
Reading & Math

Grades 3 - 8

Dual Language 2-5

Span Bilingual Grade 6-8 (as needed)

August - October 23, 2020

AIMSWEB PLUS

Grade 2

August  - November 30, 2020

AIMSWEB PLUS 
 Full Reading & Math Battery if <30% on NWEA
Math Battery in Spanish if <30% in NWEA

Grades 3- 8

Dual Language Grade 2-5

Span Bil Grade 6-8 (as needed)

On Hold

AIMSWEB PLUS
Early Literacy & Early Numeracy

Grades EC4 - 1

Dual Language K-1

October - December 1, 2020

Kindergarten Development Survey (KIDS)

Kindergarten 

October 1 - 23, 2020

Panorama SEL Survey (student/parent)

Grade EC-8

October 12 - 30, 2020

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT)

Grade 3 & Grade 5

October 12 - 23, 2020

Teaching Strategies Gold 

EC enrolled in the fall

December 7 - 18, 2020

Teaching Strategies Gold 

EC enrolled after fall benchmark

January 4 - 22, 2021

Dependent on status of in-person instruction

NWEA Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)
Reading & Math
NWEA Reading in Spanish
NWEA Math (as needed)

Grades 3-8

Dual Language 2-5

Span Bil Grade 6-8 (as needed)

January 4 - 29, 2021

AIMSWEB PLUS

Grade 2

January 4 - 29, 2021

AIMSWEB PLUS
Early Literacy & Early Numeracy

Grades EC4 - 1

Dual Language K-1

January 11 - January 22, 2021

AIMSWEB PLUS 
Full Reading & Math Battery if <30% on NWEA
Math Battery in Spanish if <30% in NWEA

Grades 3- 8

Dual Language Grade 2-5

Span Bil Grade 6-8 (as needed)

January 13 - February 16, 2021 Dependent on status of in-person instruction

Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS)

Grades K-8 

students who qualify for EL services

February 1-26, 2021

Panorama SEL Survey (student/parent)

Grade EC-8

March 8- March 19, 2021

Dependent on status of in-person instruction

Illinois Science Assessment (ISA)

Grades 5 and 8

April  (TBD) 2021 

Dependent on status of in-person instruction

Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR)

Grades 3 - 8

April 12 - April 23, 2021

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) 

Grade 2

April 12 - April 23, 2021

Teaching Strategies Gold 

All EC

May 3 - May 14, 2021

Dependent on status of in-person instruction

NWEA Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)
Reading & Math
NWEA Reading in Spanish
NWEA Math (as needed)

Grades 3-8

Dual Language 2-5)

May 4 - May 15, 2021

AIMSWEB PLUS 
 Full Reading & Math Battery if <30% on NWEA
Math Battery in Spanish if <30% in NWEA

Grades 2 - 8

Special Education Students with Reading/Math Goals 

Dual Language Grade 2-5

Span Bil Grade 6-8 (as needed)

May 4 - May 15, 2021

AIMSWEB PLUS

Grade 2

Special Education students with reading/math goals

May 4- May 21, 2021

AIMSWEB PLUS
Early Literacy & Early Numeracy

Grades EC4 - 1

Dual Language K-1

May 11 - May 22, 2021

EDL2 Spanish Reading Assessment

Dual Language Grades K-5