Assessment

(linked to more info.)

Grade Level

Subjects

Date(s)

Test Time Per Administration

(Approximate)

Purpose

Results Timeline

ACT

12

 

 

11

English, Math, Science, Reading

October, 2020

 

 

March 30, 2021

4 hours

Post secondary education/career planning information, college entrance

3-8 weeks

Pre-ACT

10

English, Math, Science, Reading

October 6, 2020

3.5 hours

 

 

 

Prepare for ACT, HS course planning, career planning

3-8 weeks

ASVAB

11

Math, Reading, Science, English, Electronics, Mechanics

October 6, 2020

3 hours

Academic & career aptitude.  Interest inventory & scores used for career planning

2 weeks

PSAT

11 (optional)

Math, English

October 14, 2020

3 hours

 

 

Prepare for SAT, HS course planning, college & career planning

8-10 weeks

NWEA MAP

K-2

Reading, Math

Fall 2020, Winter 2021, Spring 2021

1 hour

 

 

 

Measure student growth in tested subject, inform teachers to specific student needs

24-48 hours

MCA III

3-11

Reading, Math, Science

 

March-May 2021

2-4 hours per test session

Measure student performance in MN academic standards, and assess district curriculum & instruction

24-48 hours (unofficial)

3-4 months (official)

MTAS

3-11

Reading, Math, Science

March-May 2021

1 hour per session

Assess individual student progress

24-48 hours (unofficial)

3-4 months (official)

ACCUPLACER

9-12

Reading, Math

Spring 2021

2 hours

OCHS placement

Immediate

 

(optional)