WEST VIRGINIA MEASURES OF ACADEMIC PROGRESS and Other Assessment Administration Schedules for 2009-2010

WVMAP Assessments

ACT EXPLORE AND ACT PLAN: GRADES 8 & 10

October 26-November 6, 2009 Grade 8: Testing Window - ACT Explore Testing/Make-up Window
October 26 - November 6, 2009 Grade 10:  Testing Window - ACT Plan Testing/Make-up Window

NATIONAL ASSESSMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRESS (NAEP):  Grades 4, 8 and 12

January 25 - March 5, 2010

State NAEP is administered every other year. Reading, Mathematics and Science for 4th, 8th and 12th grades.

WESTEST 2 Online Writing: Grades 3-11
(Writing Scores are integrated into WESTEST 2 R/LA Scores)

March 1 - 26, 2010 Middle School Online Testing Window
March 22 - April 9, 2010 High School Online Testing Window
March 29 - April 30, 2010 Elementary School Online Testing Window

WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS TESTS (WESTEST 2) :  Grades 3-11

May 17 - 28, 2010 Testing Window

ALTERNATE PERFORMANCE TASK ASSESSMENT (APTA)
Reading/Language Arts and Mathematics: Grades 3-8 and 11
Science: Grades 4,6 and 11

April 26-May 7, 2010 Testing Window and Make-Up – APTA. Grades 3-8 and 11: Reading/Language Arts and Mathematics. Grades 4, 6 and 11 complete Science in addition to the Reading/Language Arts and Mathematics.



Other Assessments


(note: the assessments listed below are not administered by the Office of Assessment, Accountability and Research)

 

HEAP - Health Assessment: Grades 6, 8 and/or 9-12

On-line throughout school year Ongoing based on when students completes the course.

 

ACT College Admissions

September 12, 2009 Testing dates on Saturdays.
October 24, 2009
December 12, 2009
February 6 , 2010
April 10, 2010
June 12, 2010

 

SAT

October 10 and 18, 2009 Testing dates on Saturdays.
November 7 and 8, 2009
December 5 and 6, 2009
January 23 and 24, 2010
March 6 and 7, 2010
May 1 and 2, 2010
June 5 and 6, 2010

PSAT/NMSQT: Grades 9-11 (Interested Students)

October 14, 2009(Wednesday) Not all students .
October 17, 2009 (Saturday)

 

HIGH SCHOOLS THAT WORK ASSESSMENT: Grade 12

January 29-February 19, 2010 50+ schools

 

WORK KEYS: Grade 12

  Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, Locating Information for career/technical education concentration.

November 30 - December 11, 2009

March 1-12, 2010

 

 

WESTELL: Grades K-12

March 29 - April 30, 2010 Measures the progress of students who are not native English speakers,or have a home language other than English.

 

Golden Horseshoe: Grade 8

April 6 - 15, 2010 West Virginia history test.

 

Career/Technical Education, End of Course Technical Skills Test (EOCTST): Grades 9-12

January 2 - 20, 2009  
April 27 - June 1, 2009
January 4 - 20, 2010
April 26 - June 1, 2010  

 

AP (Advanced Placement) Grades 9-12

May 3 - 7, 2010 Students enrolled in AP Classes
May 10 - 14, 2010

 

TECH STEPS: Grade 8

September 2009 - April 2010 Six modules to be completed.