Assessment Calendar

2021-22 Assessment Calendar

Please note that assessment dates are subject to change.

Date Assessment
August 23 - September 3
AIMSWeb Assessment, Grades K-5 and selected MS students
  • HP: August 25 - 27
  • SH: August 25 - 27

August 25 - September 10

STAR Reading and Math (Grades 2-5)
  • HP: August 31 (Reading) and September 1 (Math)
  • SH: August 30 (Reading) and August 31 (Math)
October 4 - 29
Testing Window
ISBE Interim Learning Renewal Math and ELA Assessments*, Grades 6 - 8 and possible primary - admin of assessment at WO Only
  • Reading: October 25
  • Math: October 27
December 6 - 15
Terra Nova - Fully Battery grades 2 - 5 with InView, Survey Mathematics and Reading only at WO
  • HP: December 7 - 10
  • SH: December 6, 7, 10 and 13
  • WO: December 9
January 5 - 12 AIMS Web Assessment, Grades K-5 and selected MS students

January 5 - 28

STAR Reading and Math (Grades 2-5)
  • HP: January 5 (Reading) and January 6 (Math)
  • SH: January 5 (Reading) and January 6 (Math)
January 24 - February 18
Testing Window
ISBE Interim Learning Renewal Math and ELA Assessments*, Grades 6 - 8 and possible primary - admin of assessment at WO Only
  • Reading: February 1
  • Math: January 27
January 12 - February 15
ACCESS Testing
Speaking - Listening - Reading - Writing
March 16 - May 4 Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) - Alternative Assessment to IAR
March
Illinois Science Assessment (ISA), Grades 5 and 8 only
  • Grade 5: March 9
  • Grade 8: March 10
March 7 - April 22
Testing Window
Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) in Math and English Language Arts, Grades 3-8
  • WO: April 11 - 13 (make-ups: April 18 and 19)
  • SH: April 18 - 21
  • Make-ups through: TBD
May 2 - 13
STAR Reading and Math (Grades 2-5)
  • HP: May 10 (Reading) and May 11 (Math)
  • SH: May 4 (Reading) and May 5 (Math)
May 2 - 27
Testing Window
ISBE Interim Learning Renewal Math and ELA Assessments*, Grades 6 - 8 and possible primary - admin of assessment at WO Only
  • Reading: May 10
  • Writing: May 11
  • Math: May 9
May 16 - 20 AIMS Web Assessment, Grades K-5 and selected MS students

*The Illinois State Board of Education is offering three interim assessments in Reading and Math at no cost to districts for the next three years. The content covered on the assessments can be customized for each session. District 27 is seeking additional information from the state regarding administration and the quality of reports/data provided. We are seeking clarity on whether we can administer the ISBE assessments in October and January/February but not the final one in May. If that is allowed, we would likely administer STAR at just the beginning and end of the year.

For further information about the Interim Learning Renewal Assessments, click here.