Assessment Calendar

2019-20 Assessment Calendar

Please note that assessment dates are subject to change.

Date Assessment
August 23 - September 20 AIMSWeb Assessment, Grades K-5 and selected MS students

September 4 - 11

STAR Reading and Math, Grades 2-8
  • HP: During the testing window of 9/4-9/11
  • SH: September 5 (Reading) and 6 (Math)
  • WO, Math only: September 4
  • Make-ups through September 11
December 4 - 6
Terra Nova Assessments and Tests of Cognitive Skills, Grades 2-7
Make-up tests, December 9-13
January 8 - 15 AIMS Web Assessment, Grades K-5 and selected MS students

January 8 - 22

STAR Reading (Grades 2-5) and Math (Grades 2-8)
  • HP: During the testing window of 1/8-1/22
  • SH: January 9 and 10
  • WO, Math only: January 8
  • Make-ups through January 22
January 15 - February 18
ACCESS Testing
Speaking - Listening - Reading - Writing
March 11 - May 6 Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) - Alternative Assessment to IAR
State Testing Window:
March 2 - April 30
Illinois Science Assessment (ISA), Grades 5 and 8 only
  • Grade 5: Monday, March 16.
  • Grade 8: Thursday, March 12.

April 6 - 24

Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) in Math and English Language Arts, Grades 3-8
  • WO: April 6-8 (ELA) and April 14-16 (Math)
  • SH: April 7, 8, and 14 (ELA) and April 15-17 (Math)
  • Make-ups through April 24

May 4 - 15

STAR Reading (Grades 2-5) and Math (Grades 2-8)
  • HP: During testing window of 5/4-5/15
  • SH: May 4 and 6
  • WO, Math only: May 5
  • Make-ups through May 15
May 18 - 22 AIMS Web Assessment, Grades K-5 and selected MS students