DSA Testing Calendar


Listed below are the testing dates for the 2020-2021 school year.  The testing calendar is put together by the state and district and has limited/no flexibility with the testing windows.  This cumulative calendar is put together by DSA for your information/planning.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call the administrator listed with each test.  The administrator will help to clarify any questions you may have.

Parent Opt Out Form for 20/21 School Year
Parents must opt out between August 19, 2020 – February 28, 2021

Opt Out Directions for Parents

ALL TESTING ACCOMMODATION QUESTIONS SHOULD GO TO ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL ASPEN BURKETT

August – May
ACCESS Placement Exams (W-APT)
selected/identified students by the district
Anna Conley
Grades 6-12

August 24 – September 8
World Language PreAssessment
grades 9 – 12 who are enrolled in Spanish or French
World Language Teachers
Grades 9-12

October 27, 2020
SAT
Miranda Odom
Seniors

October 29, 2020
PSATNMSQT
Miranda Odom
Juniors

October 2020
District Interim Assessments
Anna Conley
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math
Done through academic classrooms

November – December
District End of Semester Assessments
Classroom Teachers
Selected HS classes
(In some cases, the district semester final will replace the classroom final)

December 15, 2020 for Black Day classes
Semester Final Exams (Quarter Finals for Fall 2020)
Classroom Teachers
All Grades
(In some cases, the district semester final will replace the classroom final)

December 16, 2020 for White Day classes
Semester Final Exams (Quarter Finals for Fall 2020)
Classroom Teachers
All Grades
(In some cases, the district semester final will replace the classroom final)

Jan 5 – Jan 29
ACCESS (ELLs)
Grades 6-12
selected/identified students by the district
Anna Conley

January
District Interim Assessments
Anna Conley
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math
Done through academic classrooms

March 23-25, 2021
CMAS
Miranda Odom
Grades 6, 7 and 8
Testing will be embedded within the student’s core classes
English and Math

April 4-8, 2021
CMAS Science for 8th and 11th graders
Miranda Odom
Done through 8th and 11th grade science classes

April 13
SAT 13
juniors
Miranda Odom
Aspen Burkett – accommodation questions

April TBD
PSAT 10 – at DSA
PSAT 9 – at DSA

April – May
World Language PreAssessment
grades 9 – 12 who are enrolled in Spanish or French
Sable Rall
Grades 9-12

May
District Interim Assessments
Anna Conley
Done through academic classrooms
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math

May 4 – May 14
Advanced Placement Examinations
Miranda Odom
Grades 9-12
AP Exam Schedule

May 2021 – exact dates determined by teacher
District End of Semester Assessments
Dates are determined by the middle school academic teachers
Grades 6-8
Subjects tested: Reading, Writing, Math
Done through academic classrooms

May 17
Senior Final Exams
Periods 1,3,5,7
Classroom teachers

May 18
Senior Final Exams
Periods 2,4,6,8
Classroom teachers

May 25
Final Exams
Periods 1,3,5,7
Grades 6-11
Classroom teachers
(In some cases, the district’s end of course assessment will replace the classroom final)

May 26
Final Exams
Periods 2,4,6,8
Grades 6-11
Classroom teachers
(In some cases, the district’s end of course assessment will replace the classroom final)