2018 SPRING ASSESSMENT INFORMATION FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS
Please contact your school office should you have any questions regarding these assessments.
Spring Assessments (District and State)
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) measures learning of two subjects - English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics.
The D300 testing window will range from
- March 5 through April 5 for students in grades 3 - 5
- April 6 through April 20 for grades 6 - 8.
Schools will determine the actual days within the window that work best in their schedule.
Illinois is implementing the third year of an Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) for fifth grade, eight grade, and high school biology students. The test sessions will occur in conjunction with the PARCC testing window.
The window for Spring i-Ready Diagnostic for Reading and Math diagnostics will be from April 23 through May 4. Parent reports will be sent home prior to the end of the school year.
Parents may access resources on the PARCC ELA and Math assessments by clicking here.
Click here to use the practice tests to simulate the online testing environment your students will be using when they take the PARCC assessment.
Tutorials for PARCC
Click here to view the PARCC tutorials demonstrate the navigation tools available for the computer-based assessments and the accommodation features and tools in TestNav.
Science Assessment Resources
Parents may access resources on the science assessment by clicking here.
Should you have any additional questions about the testing dates or want more information, please contact your school principal.
Note: PSAT 8/9, PSAT10, and PSAT/NMSQT are part of the SAT suite of assessments that are aligned to the SAT Exam.
Click here to download a print version of the Testing Calendar.