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2018-2019 Uniform Assessment Calendar

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​The American College Test readiness assessment is a curriculum and standards based educational and career planning tool that assesses students' academic readiness for college. 

* Grade 11​ 
​​* High School  
* Other, Adults

​Test is offered 7 times per year​PBT​
​140 minutes
​​Students are required to Preregister​.
​Summer
​AICE
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The Advanced International Certificate of Education program is an international pre-university curriculum and examination system for academically able students.  It is a flexible, broad-based, two-year curriculum, which is offered worldwide in schools and colleges.  AICE features courses written specifically as preparation for honors degree programs.  It encourages high academic standards and provides the a​ basis for study at the college and university level.
The AICE Program is offered at...

* Eau Galli​e High School

* Heritage High School

* Rockledge High School
​Fall & Spring​​PBT
​​AP logo.pngAdvanced Placement Exams are rigorous, multiple-component tests that are administered at high schools. High school students can earn college credit, placement, or both for qualifying AP Exam scores. Each AP Exam has a corresponding AP course and provides a standardized measure of what students have learned in the AP classroom.​​​​AP Enrolled Program High School Students​​May​​CBT
PBT
Helping Students Prepare​
​BELAABrevard English Language Arts AssessmentGrade 1​
​PBT​3 Sessions
Totaling 100 minutes

​BPS
FE English 4
​​Grade 12​​December (Block)

April ​(All Others)
​PBT​​90 minutes​​May
DAR_logo.jpgDiagnostic Assessment of Reading, Second Edition, is an individually administered diagnostic reading test that provides an assessment of individual student achievement in print awareness, phonological awareness, letters and sounds, word recognition, word analysis, oral reading accuracy and fluency, silent reading comprehension, spelling, and word meaning.​Grades K-12 but
typically used at the Elementary level in our district.
​Administered on an as-needed basis​PBT
NGSSS
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End-Of-Course Assessments are computer-based tests designed to measure student achievement of the Florida Standards or Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for specific middle- and high school level courses, as outlined in their course descriptions. ​Middle & High School StudentsBiology, Civics, US History
September 10 - 28

Biology, Civics, US History
Nov 26 - Dec 14

Biology, Civics, US History
May 01 - 14

Biology, Civics, US History
July 15 - 26​​

Calendar​
​​CBT
PBT
160 minutesReading Retake, Algebra 1, Biology, Civics & U.S. History

Test Preparation​​
​​June
science fcat 2.0.JPG​Science FCAT 2.0: The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test® 2.0, which measures student success with the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards​.​Grades 5 & 8May ​09 - 14​

Make-ups
M​ay 10 - 14
PBT​​160 minutes​​​May​​
FLKRS.JPGThe purpose of the Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener is to gather information on a child’s overall development and to specifically address the readiness of each student for kindergarten based on the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards-for-Four-Year-Olds.​Kindergarten​​August 15-September 19​​​CBT​​Untimed (approximately​ 15-20 minutes)​​Readiness Practice​​Immediate
​FSA
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Florida Standards
Assessment measures students’ achievement of Florida’s education standards, which were developed and implemented to ensure that all students graduate from high school ready for success in college, career, and life.
​​Grades 3 - 12Reading Retake
September 10 - 28
February 25 - March 14

Writing Retake
September 10 - 21
February 25 - March 14

Algebra 1 & Geometry
September 10 - 28
November 26 - December 14
May 01 - May 29
July 15 - 26

Writing
April 02
Make-ups: 
April 03 - 12

Algebra 1 Retake
February 25 - March 14

Reading (Grade 3)
April 02 - 03
Make-ups:
April 03 - 12

Reading (Grades 4 - 6)
​May 01 - 02
Make-ups:
May 02 - 14

Reading (Grades 7 - 10)

​May 01 - 29

Math   (Grades 3 - 6)
May 07 - 08
Make-ups:
May 08 - 14

Math    (Grades 7 - 8)
May 01 - 29

Calendar​​​
​CBT
PBT
Grades 3-5
160 minutes

Grades 6-8
ELA-170 min.
Math-180 min

Grades 9-10
180 minutes

EOCs
180 minutes
CBT: Practice Tests​
P​BT: Practice Tes​ts​
​June
​FSAA
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The Florida Standards Alternate Assessment is designed for students with significant cognitive disabilities for whom participation in the general statewide assessment is inappropriate, even with accommodations​.​Grades 3-10ELA, Math, Writing
(Grades 3 - 8)

February 25 - April 12

Science
Grades 5 & 8)

February 25 - April 12

EOC - Civics
February 25 - April 12

ELA & Writing
(Grades 9 & 10)

March 11 - April 26

EOC - Algebra, Geometry, Biology, US History
March 11 - April 26

Calendar​​​
PBT​​Untimed​June
International_Baccalaureate_Logo.svg.pngThe International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is a graduation option for Florida students and is also an automatic qualifier for Florida’s Bright Futures Scholarship. IB ​High School Students​PBT​​Sample Exams​
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​Istation/i-Ready is a computer-adaptive assessment that delivers student-driven instruction and offers research-based reading instruction to complement any core reading program.​Grades 1 - 3​​Beginning of Year
August - September

Mid Year
January

End of Year
May​
CBT​Beginning of Year
30 minutes

Mid Year
30 minutes

End of Year
30 minutes​​​
Beginning of Year
October


Mid Year
February

End of Year
May​​​
​Kindergarten Literacy SurveyKindergarten​Initial
August

Fall
September -October ​

Winter
November -December

End of Year
May
​Combined observation and minimal PBT​60 minutes (3-8 minutes per task)
Initial
September

Fall
November

Winter
January

End of Year
May
Kindergarten Math​Kindergarten​August
Or
October -November ​


May
Performance Tasks​​20 minutes​​September
Or
November



May
naep.JPGThe ​National Assessment of Educational Progress measures student performance for comparison among state and national populations over timeGrades 4 & 8​
Select Schools Only
January 28 - March 08
CBT
PBT
​​90 minutesReading, Mathematics, Writing, Civics, Geography, US History​​​​Fall
New_SAT_Logo_(vector).svg.pngThe Scholastic Aptitude Test is a suite of tools designed to assess your academic readiness for college. This exam provides a path to opportunities, financial support and scholarships, in a way that is fair to all students. The SAT measures the skills required for success.​​* High School  
* Other, Adults
SAT Administration Dates​

Brevard - All 11th Grade will test on
March 06

Makeup: March 27
​PBT​​1​80 minutesStudents Are Required to PreRegister​

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​​Summer 2018
sat10.JPG​Stanford Achievement Test, 10th Edition, guides, teaching and learning toward high achievement standards. BPS uses the program as a ​Summer Reading Camp for 3rd grade students who may have struggled with the subject or, received a level 1 on their FSA ELA.​​Grade 3June​​PBT​​Untimedsat 10 logo.png​Within a week of completing the Summer Camp.
preact.JPG​​The Preliminary American College Test readiness assessment is a curriculum and standards based educational and career planning tool that assesses students' academic readiness for the actual ACT.​Grade 10​September - December​PBT​150 minutesNot administered in Brevard​​​Approximately 2 weeks after testing
psat.JPG​The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a standardized test administered by the College Board and cosponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) in the United States. ​​​Grade 10October 10 

​PBT​165 minutes​​January
​QLA​​Quality Literacy Assessment​Grades 1 & 2Assessment 1
October

Assessment 2
December 

Assessment 3
February -March 

Assessment 4
April - May
​PBT​2 or 3 thirty minute sessionsAssessment 1
November

Assessment 2
January

Assessment 3
April


Assessment 4
May
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​Reading Plus Insight Assessment​Grades 7-12
(Select Students)
August -October

November -December

April - May
CBT​​45 minutes​​1 week after
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Florida uses the Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners 2.0 (ACCESS for ELLs 2.0) assessments as a tool to measure English Language Learners (ELLs) proficiency in English; thus, ensuring the skills needed in school to achieve at high levels, academically. Grades 1–12 with significant cognitive disabilities and currently classified as ELL with “LY” codeJanuary 28 - March 14​PBT​​80 minutes​​​​May

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