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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.

 

2019-2020 Assessment Dates

  

ACCESS for English Language Learners*

February 17 – April 3, 2020

 

ACT Senior Retake (Grade 12)*

October 29, 2019

 

ACT (Grade 11)*

March 31, 2020

March 31- April 6, 2020 (testing with accommodations)

 

Advanced Placement Exams

May 4 -15, 2020

 

ASVAB (Grades 10-12)

October 1, 2019

 

Civics*

HS Seniors

2019 – 2020 (ongoing)

 

easyCBM Universal Screener Testing Windows

 

Fall

HS - August 14- 23, 2019

K6 - October 1- 10, 2019

 

Winter

HS - December 9 - 13, 2019

K6 - January 15 - 24, 2020

 

Spring

HS, K-8 - May 1 – 8, 2020

 

National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP)

December 4, 2019

April 15, 2020

 

PSAT (Grades 9/10 Honors English Students & 11th Grade AP English Students)

October 20, 2020

 

2019-2020 TCAP Assessments*

 

Grade 2 TCAP

April 13 - May 8, 2020

Tests: English/Language Arts, Mathematics

 

Grade 2 TCAP-Alternative

March 16 - May 8, 2020

Tests: English/Language Arts, Mathematics

 

Grades 3-8 TCAP Achievement*

April 13 - May 8, 2020

Tests: English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies (Grade 3- 5 Social Studies is paused for 2019-2020.)

 

Grades 3-8 and Biology TCAP-Alternative*

March 16 - May 8, 2020

Tests: Science, Biology (Grade 10), Social Studies (Grade 3- 5 Social Studies is paused for 2019-2020.)

 

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

April 13 - May 8, 2020

Tests:

  • English I & English II
  • Algebra I, Algebra II & Geometry
  • Biology 
  • U.S. History/Geography

 

Multi-State Alternative Assessment (MSAA)*

March 16 - May 8, 2020

Tests: English/Language Arts, Mathematics

 

 

*Required by the State of Tennessee