DSA Testing Calendar


Listed below are the testing dates for the 2018-2019 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 18/19 School Year
Parents must opt out between September 15, 2018 – February 27, 2019

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
Ben Donnelly and Jennifer Wetzig
Grades 6-12

August 22 – September 2
World Language PreAssessment
grades 9 – 12 who are enrolled in Spanish or French
Jennifer Wetzig
Grades 9-12

October 11
PSAT
Miranda Odom
Juniors
Must pay $18 registration fee to take this test at August registration

October
ANET testing
Ben Donnelly and Jennifer Wetzig
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math
Done through academic classrooms

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

December 18/19
First Semester Final Exams
Classroom Teachers
All Grades
(In some cases, the district semester final will replace the classroom final)

Jan 9 – Jan 27
ACCESS (ELLs)
Grades 6-12
selected/identified students by the district
Ben Donnelly and Jennifer Wetzig

January
ANET testing
Ben Donnelly and Jennifer Wetzig
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math
Done through academic classrooms

March 19/20/21
CMAS
Miranda Odom
Grades 6, 7 and 8
Testing will be embedded within the student’s core classes
English and Math

April 8
CMAS Science for 8th and 11th graders
Miranda Odom

No school for grades 9, 10 and 12 in the am
No noon DPS buses will be available.  DPS buses will run at their normal am and pm time
Classes will happen in the afternoon:  Period 7 – 12:50 – 1:50  Period 8  1:55 – 2:55
Aspen Burkett – accommodation questions

April 9
SAT 11 – at Johnson and Wales
PSAT 10 – at DSA
PSAT 9 – at DSA
PSAT 8 – at DSA
Miranda Odom

No school for grades 6,7,12 in the am
No noon DPS buses will be available.  DPS buses will run at their normal am and pm time
Classes will happen in the afternoon:  Period 7 – 12:50 – 1:50  Period 8  1:55 – 2:55
Aspen Burkett – accommodation questions

April 10/11/12
CMAS
Miranda Odom
Grade 7
Testing will be embedded within the student’s core classes
Social Studies

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

May
ANET testing
Ben Donnelly and Jennifer Wetzig
Done through academic classrooms
Grades 6-8
Reading, Writing and Math

May 7 – May 18
Advanced Placement Examinations
Miranda Odom
Grades 9-12
AP Exam Schedule

May 2019 – exact dates determined by teacher
Middle School End of Year Course Assessments
Dates are determined by the middle school academic teachers
Grades 6-8
Subjects tested: Reading, Writing, Math
Done through academic classrooms

May 2019
First Semester District End of Course Assessments
Dates are determined by the high school academic teachers
Classroom Teachers
Selected HS classes
(In some cases, the district semester final will replace the classroom final)

May 15
Senior Final Exams
Periods 1,3,5,7
Classroom teachers

May 16
Senior Final Exams
Periods 2,4,6,8
Classroom teachers

May 29
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 30
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)