EMSD Assessment System
2017-18 School Year

Measure of Academic Progress (MAP)
    State required for teacher evaluation purposes
    Grades 2-8  - All students in Math and Reading
    Fall:  August 23 – September 22
    Winter:  January 9 – February 9
    Spring:  April 23 – May 22
MPG  (MAP for Primary Grades)
    State required for teacher evaluation purposes
    Kindergarten – All students in Reading
    Grade 1 – All students in Math and Reading
    Same testing windows as above
PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers)
    State required
    English/Language Arts and Math
    Grades 3 – 8  
     March 10 - April 20
Illinois Science Assessment (ISA)
    State required
    Grades 5 and 8 (computer based)
    Spring 2017:  March 1 - 9
ACCESS (EL students only)
    State required
    Grades K - 8
    January 31 – March 6
KIDS (Kindergarten Individual Developmental Survey)
    State required assessment
    Kindergarten only
    Dated collected on October 19
    District required assessment
    October 10 – 17
    State required assessment
    Grades 3 – 8 (only 5th and 7th grade scores reported to state)
    Pretest in September and Post-test in April/May
Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment (reading)
    District required assessment AND used for state required teacher evaluations
        Spring only: April 23 – May 18
    1st grade:  All students September, January, and April
    Grades 2 – 4: 
        Fall (during MAP testing) – ALL students
        Winter (December 4 – 15 ) – Intensive students
        Spring (during MAP testing) – ALL students

8th grade U.T. placement tests 
    District required assessment
    Reading and math
Orleans Hanna Algebra Prognosis Test
    District required assessment
    7th grade only