DSA Testing Calendar


Listed below are the testing dates for the 2019-2020 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 19/20 School Year
Parents must opt out between September 15, 2019 – February 28, 2020

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 22 – September 2
World Language PreAssessment
grades 9 – 12 who are enrolled in Spanish or French
Sable Rall
Grades 9-12

October 16, 2019
PSATNMSQT
Miranda Odom
Juniors
Must pay $18 registration fee to take this test at August registration

October 2019
District Interim Assessments
Ben Donnelly
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 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
Anna Conley

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

February 3 – 12, 2020
PSAT 9 and PSAT 10 practice test #2
Grades 9 and 10
Reading, Writing and Math
Done through academic classrooms

April 7/8/9, 2020
CMAS
Miranda Odom
Grades 6, 7 and 8
Testing will be embedded within the student’s core classes
English and Math

April 10-20
CMAS Science for 8th and 11th graders
Miranda Odom
Done through 8th and 11th grade science classes

April 14
SAT 11 – at Johnson and Wales
PSAT 10 – at DSA
PSAT 9 – at DSA
Miranda Odom

No school for grades 6,7, 8, 12 in the am
No noon DPS buses will be available.  DPS buses will run at their normal am and pm time
Aspen Burkett – accommodation questions

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

May
District Interim Assessments
Ben Donnelly
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 2020 – 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 2020
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)