Arkansas Department of Education 2017-2018 Final Testing Calendar

Memo Information

Memo Number
LS-18-005
Memo Date
7/31/2017
Memo Type
Informational
Section
Learning Services
Regulatory Authority
Ark. Code Ann. ยงยง 6-15-433, 6-15-2009
Response Required
NO
Attention
Federal Programs; Superintendents; Principals; Technology Coordinator; Test Coordinator; General Business Manager; Teachers

Contact Information

Memo Text

The testing dates for the 2017-2018 school year have been finalized.  This calendar includes the required assessments for grades K – 12.  Please note that the dates for the MSAA window have been updated.  

 

2017-2018 Grades 3 – 12 Testing Calendar

Test

Testing Window

Grades

English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA 21)

January 29 - March 9

LEP Students K-12

The ACT

February 27 (Paper)

February 27 - March 13 (Online Window)

April 3 (Paper makeup)

Grade 11 only

Science Alternate Portfolio

March 16 – Final date to submit portfolio

 

Qualifying students in Grades 5, 7 and 10 only

 

MSAA Alternate for Math and ELA

March 19 – May 4*

 

Qualifying students in Grades 3 – 8 and 11

 

ACT Aspire

April 9 – May 11

 

Grades 3 -10

 

                                                                                                                       *Updated 8/1/2017

 

2017-2018 Grades K – 2 Testing Calendar

Test

Fall

Winter

Spring

Istation

ISIP

September 1 – September 29

January 1 – January 31

April 2 – April 30

NWEA

MAP Growth

3-4 week window between weeks 4-8 of instruction

3-4 week window between weeks 15-22 of instruction

3-4 week window between weeks 28-38 of instruction

Renaissance

STAR

September 18 – October 13

January 8 – February 2

April 2 – April 27


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