2021-2022 Assessment Calendar

DATE

ASSESSMENT

GRADE LEVELS

August 23 -
September 24, 2021

(Make ups until September 30)

NWEA Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)
Reading & Math
Reading in Spanish
Math in Spanish (as needed, choose only one language)

Grades 3 - 8

Dual Language 2-5
Span Bil Grade 6-8 (as needed)

August 23 -
September 24, 2021

(Make ups until September 30)

Grade levels bands should coordinate common testing windows

AIMSWEB
Students Take the Full Reading & Math Battery

Reading (***English & Spanish SORF)

Math (in one language only)

***EL/DL students who are newcomers OR score less than a 2.0 on ACCESS or the MODEL Screener will not take the Aimsweb Reading Battery for their first benchmarking trimester.  They will only take the Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) Assessment. For subsequent benchmarks, the EL teacher and classroom teacher can determine if the Aimsweb Reading Battery would be appropriate for the students to take based on linguistic growth.  EL teachers can administer the MODEL Screener reading portion to the student to determine reading growth.

Grade 2

 

Dual Language Grade 2

August 23 -
September 24, 2021

 (Make ups until September 30)

AIMSWEB (If <30% on NWEA)
Students Take the Full Reading & Math Battery 

AIMSWEB math battery in Spanish for students who score <30% in NWEA

Grades 3-8

 

Dual Language Grade 2-5

Span Bil Grade 6-8 (as needed)

August 23 -
September 24, 2021

 (Make ups until September 30)

 

AIMSWEB
Early Literacy & Early Numeracy

K Literacy: Letter Naming Fluency, Auditory Vocabulary Fluency, Letter Word Sound Fluency
K Spanish Literacy: Letter Naming fluency, Letter Sound Fluency, Syllable Segmentation Fluency (Spanish EC-4 in development)

K Numeracy: Number Naming Fluency, Quantity Total Fluency, Concepts & Applications 
Dual Language: Test only in Spanish language, answers accepted in English and/or Spanish

1 Literacy: Nonsense Word Fluency, Word Reading Fluency, Oral Reading Fluency
1 Spanish Literacy: Syllable Reading Fluency, Oral Reading Fluency, 1 English Literacy: Only test Word Reading Fluency,Oral Reading Fluency

1 Numeracy: Math Fact Fluency 1 Digit, Number Comparison Fluency, Concepts and Applications
Dual Language: Test only in Spanish language, answers accepted in English and/or Spanish

K-1

 (All Students)

 

Dual Language K-1

August - October, 2021

Kindergarten Development Survey (KIDS)

Kindergarten 

September 20 - October 8, 2021

 Panorama SEL Survey (student/parent)

Grade K-8

October 11 - 29, 2021

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT)

Grade 3 & Grade 5

October 11 -
November 5, 2021

Teaching Strategies Gold 

EC enrolled in the fall

January 18 - 28, 2022

Teaching Strategies Gold 

EC enrolled after fall benchmark

January 4 - 21, 2022

(Make ups until January 31)

NWEA Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)
Reading & Math

NWEA Reading in Spanish
NWEA Math (In Spanish, if needed. Otherwise in English)

Grades 3-8
Dual Language 2-5
Span Bil Grade 6-8 (In Spanish, if needed. Otherwise in English)

January 4 - 21, 2022

(Make ups until January 31)

AIMSWEB PLUS

Early Literacy & Early Numeracy

EC-4/K Literacy: Letter Naming Fluency, Letter Word Sound Fluency
K Spanish Literacy: Letter Naming fluency, Letter Sound Fluency, Syllable Segmentation Fluency, Syllable Reading Fluency ( (Spanish EC-4 in development)

EC-4/K Numeracy: Number Naming Fluency, Quantity Total Fluency 
Dual Language: Test only in Spanish language, answers accepted in English and/or Spanish

1 Literacy: Words Reading Fluency, Oral Reading Fluency
1 Spanish Literacy: Syllable Reading Fluency, Oral Reading Fluency 
1 English Literacy: Word Reading Fluency, Oral Reading Fluency

1 Numeracy: Math Fact Fluency 1 Digit, Number Comparison Fluency, Concepts and Applications
Dual Language: Test only in Spanish language, answers accepted in English and/or Spanish

 

Grades EC4 - 1
(All Students)

Dual Language K-1

 

January 4 - 21, 2022

(Make ups until January 31)

AIMSWEB PLUS
Students Take the Full Reading & Math Battery

Reading(***English & Spanish SORF)

Math (in one language only)

***EL/DL students who are newcomers OR score less than a 2.0 on ACCESS or the MODEL Screener will not take the Aimsweb Reading Battery for their first benchmarking trimester.  They will only take the Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) Assessment. For subsequent benchmarks, the EL teacher and classroom teacher can determine if the Aimsweb Reading Battery would be appropriate for the students to take based on linguistic growth.  EL teachers can administer the MODEL Screener reading portion to the student to determine reading growth.

Grade 2

 

Dual Language Grade 2

January 4 - 21, 2022

Make ups until January 31)

AIMSWEB PLUS (If <30% on NWEA)
Students Take the Full Reading & Math Battery 

AIMSWEB  math battery in Spanish for students who score <30% in NWEA

Grades 3 - 8

Dual Language Grade 3-5 
Span Bil Grade 6-8 (as needed)

January 4 - March 3, 2022 

TBD

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

Grades K-8 

Students who qualify for EL services

February 7 - 25, 2022

Panorama SEL Survey (student/parent)

Grade K-8

March 1 - April 29, 2022

Illinois Science Assessment (ISA)

Grades 5 and 8

March 7 - April 22, 2022

Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR)

Grades 3 - 8

March 16 – May 4, 2022 Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) Grades 3 - 8

April 11 - April 22, 2022 

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) 

Grade 2

April 11 - April 22, 2022 

Teaching Strategies Gold 

All EC

May 2 - May 13, 2022

(Make ups until May 20)

NWEA Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)
Reading & Math
End-of-Course Algebra & Geometry Assessments

NWEA Reading in Spanish
NWEA Math (as needed)

Grades 3- 7

Dual Language 2-5

May 2 - May 13, 2022

(Make ups until May 20)

AIMSWEB PLUS (If <30% on NWEA)
Students Take the Full Reading & Math Battery 

AIMSWEB math battery in Spanish for students who score <30% in NWEA

Grades 3 - 8
Special Education Students with Reading/Math Goals 
Dual Language Grade 2-5
Span Bil Grade 6-8 (as needed)

May 2 - May 13, 2022
(Make ups until May 20)

AIMSWEB PLUS
Students Take the Full Reading & Math Battery
Reading (***English & Spanish SORF)
Math (in one language only)

***EL/DL students who are newcomers OR score less than a 2.0 on ACCESS or the MODEL Screener will not take the Aimsweb Reading Battery for their first benchmarking trimester.  They will only take the Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) Assessment. For subsequent benchmarks, the EL teacher and classroom teacher can determine if the Aimsweb Reading Battery would be appropriate for the students to take based on linguistic growth.  EL teachers can administer the MODEL Screener reading portion to the student to determine reading growth.

Grade 2

Dual Language Grade 2

Special Education Students with Reading/Math Goals

 

 

May 2 - May 13, 2022

AIMSWEB PLUS
Early Literacy & Early Numeracy

EC-4/K Literacy: Letter Naming Fluency, Letter Word Sound Fluency
K Spanish Literacy: Letter Naming fluency, Letter Sound Fluency, Syllable Segmentation Fluency, Syllable Reading Fluency. (Spanish EC-4 in development)

EC-4/K Numeracy: Number Naming Fluency, Quantity Total Fluency
Dual Language: Test only in Spanish language, answers accepted in English and/or Spanish

1 Literacy: Words Reading Fluency, Oral Reading Fluency
1 Spanish Literacy: Syllable Reading Fluency, Oral Reading Fluency 
1 English Literacy: Word Reading Fluency, Oral Reading Fluency

1 Numeracy: Math Fact Fluency 1 Digit, Number Comparison Fluency, Concepts and Applications
Dual Language: Test only in Spanish language, answers accepted in English and/or Spanish

 

Grades EC4 - 1
(All Students)

Dual Language K-1

 

May 2 - May 20, 2022

Panorama SEL Survey (student only)

Grade K-8

May 11 - May 22, 2022

Dual only: EDL2 Spanish Reading Assessment

Dual Language Grade K-5