Assessment Calendar

2021-2022 County Assessment Calendar & Information
Required Assessments Administration Window Purpose Results
Aimsweb
Grades K-10
Fall 
Winter
Spring
Mandated by the state to provide a snapshot into student academic performance throughout the School Year. Results are used to guide individual instruction. This assessment is a state graduation requirement.
Formative results are
reported to parents upon
request and /or at student/teacher/parent meetings.
Citizenship
Assessment
Grades 9-12
  The test is administered to all students until the requirement is met. The results MAY be used as student grade. This is determined at the building level.
School Net
Fall 
Winter
Spring
Scores are used to guide instruction as well as individual student academic needs. State Benchmarking Scores are used to help teachers help students become successful on high stakes state testing.
MAP Data
Fall 
Winter
Spring
Scores are used to guide instruction as well as individual student academic
needs. State Benchmarking
Scores are used to help teachers help students become successful on high stakes state testing.
 
2021-2022 State Assessment Calendar & Information
Required Assessments Administration Window Purpose Results
TCAP End of Course
Fall
Nov. 30-Dec. 17
Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students' grade. This information is also used to guide student instruction.
TCAP End of Course
Spring 
April 12-May 6
Used as a summative data point for student growth  achievement When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students' grade. This information is also used to guide student instruction.
TCAP Grades 3-8
Spring
April 12-May 6
Used as a summative data point for student growth achievement When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students' grade. This information is also used to guide student instruction.
TCAP-Alt.
Grades 3-11
(MSAA & Science/Social Studies)
Spring 
April 15-May 30
(Tentative)
Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement
When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students' grade. This information is also used to guide student instruction.
College Ready
Testing
(ACT/SAT)
Fall/Spring
Sept 22-25
Sept 28-Oct 2 March 2
March 9-12, March 1-19
March 16-19
March 22-26
Used as an achievement
test that assesses student academic readiness for college
Scores are available on-line through ACT/SAT websites
NAEP Spring of years requested by NAEP Compares, by state, student achievement in specific subject grade levels Used to make academic comparisons and set national education goals
WIDA
Access for ELS
Spring
Feb 16-April 2
(Tentative)
Used to measure English language proficiency levels. One of the factors in determining student EL services. Distributed when received from TDOT. Results are not used for grading purposes.
Optional Assessments
Administration Window
Purpose Results
Grade 2*
Spring 
March 15-April 30
Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement. Used as a baseline for future State Assessment Scores. This information is used to guide future student instruction.
Grade 2 Alt.*
Spring
March 15-April 30
Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement. Used as a baseline for future State Assessment Scores. This information is used to guide future student instruction.
*Participation in the Grade 2 operational assessment is a district option and includes the alternate assessment.
                    **Participation is limited to seniors who too the ACT as a junior.
2020-2021 Assessment Calendar 
 
Click the link below to access the State of TN assessment calendar.
 
 

Jackson County Schools

State Assessment Calendar

May 2020-21

Required Assessments

Administration Window

Purpose

Results

TCAP End of Course

Fall—Nov. 30- Dec 17

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement

When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students’ grade.

This information is also used to guide student instruction.

TCAP End of Course

Spring

April 12 – May 6

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement

When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students’ grade.

This information is also used to guide student instruction.

TCAP Grades 3-8

Spring

April 12-May 6

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement

When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students’ grade.

This information is also used to guide student instruction.

TCAP-Alt.

Grades 3-11

(MSAA & Science/Social Studies

Spring

April 15-May 30

(Tentative)

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement

When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students’ grade.

This information is also used to guide student instruction.

College Ready Testing

(ACT/SAT)

Fall/Spring

Spt 22-25 & Sept 28-Oct 2

March 2

March 9-12

March 15-19

March 16-19, 22-26

Used as an achievement test that assesses student academic readiness for college.

Scores are available on-line through ACT/SAT websites.

Required Assessments

Administration Window

Purpose

Results

NAEP

Winter/Spring

Jan. 28-March 15

Compares, by state, student achievement in specific subject & grade levels

Used to make academic comparisons and set national education goals

ACCESS for ELs

Spring

Feb. 16-April 2

(Tentative)

Used to measure English language proficiency levels. One of the factors in determining student EL services.

Distributed when received from TDOT. Results are not used for grading purposes.

Optional Assessments

Administration Window

Purpose

Results

Grade 2*

Spring

April 12-May 6

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement.

Used as a baseline for future State Assessment Scores.

This information is used to guide future student instruction.

Grade 2 Alt.*

Spring

March 15-April 30

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement.

Used as a baseline for future State Assessment Scores.

This information is used to guide future student instruction.

 

 

 

 

*Participation in the Grade 2 operational assessment is a district option and includes the alternate assessment.

**Participation is limited to seniors who took the ACT as a junior.

 

Jackson County Schools

County Assessment Calendar

May 2020-21

Assessments

Administration Window

Purpose

Results

Universal Screening

Fall

Winter

Spring

Grades K-10

Mandated by the state to provide a snapshot into student academic performance throughout the School Year.

Results are used to guide individual student instruction.

Formative results are reported to parents upon request and/or at student/teacher/parent meetings.

Citizenship

Assessment

Grades 9-12

This assessment is a state graduation requirement. The test is administered to all students until the requirement is met.

The results MAY be used as student grade. This is determined at the building level.

District Developed Math Benchmarks

At the end of each grading period.

Scores are used to guide instruction as well as individual student academic needs.

Scores are not used for a grade, but are used to help teachers help students become successful on high stakes state testing.

 
 
2019-2020 Assessment Calendar
 
Click the following link here to access the State of TN assessment calendar.
 

Jackson County Schools

State Assessment Calendar

May 2019-20

Required Assessments

Administration Window

Purpose

Results

TCAP End of Course

Fall—Dec. 2-19

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement

When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students’ grade.

This information is also used to guide student instruction.

TCAP End of Course

Spring

April 13-May 8

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement

When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students’ grade.

This information is also used to guide student instruction.

TCAP Grades 3-8

Spring

April 13-May 8

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement

When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students’ grade.

This information is also used to guide student instruction.

TCAP-Alt.

Grades 3-11

(MSAA & Science/Social Studies

Spring

March 16-May 8

(Tentative)

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement

When received from TDOE, scores are used as part of students’ grade.

This information is also used to guide student instruction.

College Ready Testing

(ACT/SAT)

Fall/Spring

Oct. 16

March 4

March 25

April 7

April 27

Used as an achievement test that assesses student academic readiness for college.

Scores are available on-line through ACT/SAT websites.

Required Assessments

Administration Window

Purpose

Results

NAEP

Winter/Spring

Jan. 28-March 15

Compares, by state, student achievement in specific subject & grade levels

Used to make academic comparisons and set national education goals

ACCESS for ELs

Spring

Feb. 17-April 3

(Tentative)

Used to measure English language proficiency levels. One of the factors in determining student EL services.

Distributed when received from TDOT. Results are not used for grading purposes.

Optional Assessments

Administration Window

Purpose

Results

Grade 2*

Spring

April 13-May 8

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement.

Used as a baseline for future State Assessment Scores.

This information is used to guide future student instruction.

Grade 2 Alt.*

Spring

March 16-May 8

Used as a summative data point for student growth & achievement.

Used as a baseline for future State Assessment Scores.

This information is used to guide future student instruction.

ACT Senior Retake**

Fall

ACT has not yet posted these dates.

Used as an achievement test that assesses student academic readiness for college.

Scores are available on-line through ACT/SAT websites.

*Participation in the Grade 2 operational assessment is a district option and includes the alternate assessment.

**Participation is limited to seniors who took the ACT as a junior.

 

 

 

 

 

Jackson County Schools

County Assessment Calendar

May 2019-20

Assessments

Administration Window

Purpose

Results

Universal Screening

Fall

Winter

Spring

Grades K-10

Mandated by the state to provide a snapshot into student academic performance throughout the School Year.

Results are used to guide individual student instruction.

Formative results are reported to parents upon request and/or at student/teacher/parent meetings.

Citizenship

Assessment

Grades 9-12

This assessment is a state graduation requirement. The test is administered to all students until the requirement is met.

The results MAY be used as student grade. This is determined at the building level.

District Developed Math Benchmarks

At the end of each grading period.

Scores are used to guide instruction as well as individual student academic needs.

Scores are not used for a grade, but are used to help teachers help students become successful on high stakes state testing.