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Assessment

Assessment is an integral part of the educational process.  Results of the various assessments are utilized to drive instruction in order to meet the needs of all Collierville Schools’ students. The assessments utilized this school year are included in the assessment schedule listed below.

 

The purposes of the program shall be to:

  1. Assist in promoting accountability. 
  2. Determine the progress of students.
  3. Assess the effectiveness of the instructional program and student learning.
  4. Aid in counseling and guiding students in planning future education and other endeavors. 
  5. Analyze the improvements needed in a given instructional area. 
  6. Assist in the screening of students with learning difficulties.
  7. Assist in placing students in remedial programs.
  8. Provide information for college entrance and placement; and 
  9. Assist in educational research by providing data.

 

 

2016-2017 Assessment Dates

 

easyCBM Universal Screener Fall Testing Window

September 12 – November 11, 2016

 

ACT Senior Retake (Grade 12)

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

October 22, 2016

Register by September 16, 2016 

 

easyCBM Universal Screener Winter Testing Window

January 3 – March 3, 2017

 

National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP)*

January 30 – March 10, 2017

 

ACCESS for English Language Learners*

March 6 – April 21, 2017

 

ACT (Grade 11)

March 21, 2017

April 19, 2017 (make-up)

 

easyCBM Universal Screener Spring Testing Window

April 10 – May 19, 2017

 

 

2016-2017 TCAP Assessments*

 

TCAP-Alternative*

March 6 – May 12, 2017

Tests: English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies

 

Grade 2 TCAP Assessment*

April 17-28, 2017

Tests: English/Language Arts, Mathematics

 

Grades 3-8 TCAP Achievement Assessments*

April 17-28, 2017

Tests: English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science (the required Social Studies Field Test will also be administered during this time)

 

Grades 9-12 End of Course (EOC) Assessments*

April 17-28, 2017

Tests:

  • English I, English II, and English III (4 subparts) will consist of multiple choice and selected response items as well as reading from texts and providing a written response.
  • Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Integrated Math I, Integrated Math II, and Integrated Math III (3 subparts) will consist of multiple choice, multiple select, equation editor, matching tables, and graphing representations.
  • Biology and Chemistry (2 subparts) will measure current content standards and consist of multiple choice items.
  • U.S. History/Geography (3 subparts) will consist of multiple choice items as well as reading from texts and providing a written response.

 

Advanced Placement Exams

May 2-13, 2017

 

Civics*

HS Juniors and Seniors

2016 – 2017 (ongoing)

 

*Required by the State of Tennessee