Below is the current Assessment Calendar from the Department of Student Assessment and Research as well as a drop-down menu containing links to previous Assessment Calendars.
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2014-2015

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Date Assessment
(Schools must follow posted session schedules)
Targeted Student Population
August 18 - September 30 (Instructional Day 1 - Day 30) Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener (FLKRS) Window includes: FAIR-FS and Work Sampling System (WSS)
{More information: http://www.justreadflorida.com/instrreading.asp}
Kindergarten (KG), All elementary schools
August 18 - November 14 (Instructional
Day 1 - Day 60)
Florida Assessment for Instruction In Reading (FAIR-FS) AP1
{More information: http://www.justreadflorida.com/instrreading.asp}
Grades 4-12, All schools Struggling Readers (FCAT 2.0 Achievement Level 1 or 2)
August 18 - October 17 Running Record Assessment (DRA, DRA2, or Rigby) AP1 All 1st, 2nd, 3rd Grade Students
September 2 - 5 3rd Grade Alternative Promotion using 2013-14 Benchmark Assessment Test 1 (BAT 1) Grade 3 (retained students) Elementary schools
September 15 -September 26 Fall End of Course Exams: Algebra 1 Retake, Biology 1, Civics, Geometry Retake, U.S. History (NGSSS EOC)
{More information: http://fcat.fldoe.org/eoc/}
Grades 6-12, Students who did not pass Algebra 1 EOC and students who need the Biology 1, Civics, Geometry, or U.S. History EOC for course credit (see Policy 6000.1 for additional information)
October 6 - October 17 Fall FCAT Mathematics Retake (FCAT SSS) and FCAT 2.0 Reading Retake
{More information: http://www.fldoe.org/asp/}
Retained Grade 10, Grades 11-12, and adult students who did not meet the testing Graduation requirement (see Policy 6000.1)
October 15 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT)
{More Information: http://www.collegeboard.com}
Grade 10 all students, Grade 11, select students
October 20 - February 13 Running Record Assessment (DRA, DRA2, or Rigby) AP2 All 1st, 2nd, 3rd Grade Students
October 20 - June 4 Post-Secondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)
{More information: http://www.fldoe.org/fcs/pert.asp}
Grades 11 & 12, High school students that score a Level 2 or 3 on 2013 FCAT2.0 Reading or score a Level 2, 3, or 4 on Algebra 1 EOC as 10th graders and have not otherwise demonstrated college readiness will be required to take the P.E.R.T. in the 11th grade.
October 27 - 31 Assessment Test Broward Assessment of Florida Standards (BAFS 1 replaces BAT) District Interim Assessment Grades 3 -11, All schools
November 17 - March 2 (Instructional
Day 61 – 120)
Florida Assessment for Instruction In Reading (FAIR-FS) AP 2
{More information: http://www.justreadflorida.com/instrreading.asp}
Grades 4-12, All schools Struggling Readers (FCAT 2.0 Achievement Level 1 or 2)
December 1 - December 18 Winter End of Course Exams: Algebra 1 retake, Biology 1, Civics, Geometry Retake, U.S. History (NGSSS EOC)
{More information: http://fcat.fldoe.org/eoc/}
Grades 6-12, Students who did not pass Algebra 1 EOC and students who need the Biology 1, Civics, Geometry, or U.S. History EOC for course credit (see Policy 6000.1 for additional information)
December 1 - December 18 FSA English Language Arts - Writing Component Field Test Grades 4 – 11
{More information: http://www.fsassessments.org/}
Grades 4 – 11,
Select schools
January - March National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)
{More information: http://www.fldoe.org/asp/naep/}
Grades 4, 8, 12, Reading, Math, Science Random selection of students, Select schools
February 2 - 6 Broward Assessment of Florida Standards (BAFS 2 replaces BAT) District Interim Assessment Grades 3 - 11, All schools
December 15 - 18 High School Semester Exams Grades 9-12, All high schools
February 25 -
April 8
Florida Alternate Assessment Administration (FAA)
{More information: http://www.fldoe.org/asp/altassessment.asp}
Reading, Math (Grades 3-10), Writing (Grades 4, 8, & 10), and Science (Grades 5, 8, & 11) SWD students, All schools
February 17 -
May 29
Running Record Assessment (DRA, DRA2, or Rigby) AP3 All 1st and 2nd Grade Students
March 2 - March 13 Florida Standards Assessment English Language Arts - Writing Component (FSA ELA-WRITE)
{More information: http://www.fsassessments.org/}
Grades 4 (paper based test), 5- 11 (computer based test)
February 16 - April 3 Comprehensive English Language Learning Assessment (CELLA)
{More information: http://www.fldoe.org/aala/cella.asp}
Grades KG-12, ELL students
March 3 - June 4 (Instructional
Day 121 – 180)
Florida Assessment for Instruction In Reading (FAIR-FS) AP 3
{More information: http://www.justreadflorida.com/instrreading.asp}
Grades 4-12, All schools Struggling Readers (FCAT 2.0 Achievement Level 1 or 2)
March 30 - April 10 Spring FCAT Mathematics Retake (FCAT SSS) and FCAT 2.0 Reading Retake
{More information: http://www.fldoe.org/asp/}
Grades 10-12, and adult students who did not pass FCAT, Graduation requirement
March 30 - April 10 Spring End of Course Exams: Algebra 1 retake (NGSSS EOC)
{More information: http://fcat.fldoe.org/eoc/}
Grades 6-12, Students who did not pass Algebra 1 EOC. (see Policy 6000.1 for additional information)
March 31 - April 1 (ELA)
April 7, 8 (Math) Makeups through April 10
Florida Standards Assessment English Language Arts (FSA ELA) / Mathematics (FSA MATH) [Paper Based Tests] Dates pending release of FDOE session schedule
{More information: http://www.fsassessments.org/}
Grades 3 – 4, All schools
March TBD Cognative Abilities Test (CogAT) Grade 2, All elementary schools
April 13 - May 8 Florida Standards Assessment English Language Arts (FSA ELA)
Florida Standards Assessment Math (FSA MATH) [Computer Based] {More information: http://www.fsassessments.org/}
FCAT 2.0 Science [Paper Based Test]
{More information: http://www.fldoe.org/asp/}
Grades 5 – 11 (FSA ELA)
Grades 5 – 8 (FSA MATH)
Grades 5 and 8 (FCAT 2.0 Science)
April 20 - May 15 Spring End of Course Exams: Florida Standards Assessment End-of-Course Assessments Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 (FSA EOC) [Computer Based]
{More information: http://www.fsassessments.org/}
Grades 6-12, Students enrolled in Algebra, Algebra 2, or Geometry courses
April 20 - May 22 Spring End of Course Exams: Biology 1, Civics, US History EOC Assessments (NGSSS EOC) [Computer Based]
{More information: http://fcat.fldoe.org/eoc/}
Grades 6-12, Students enrolled in Biology 1, Civics, or U.S. History EOC courses
May 18 - 22 Grade 12 Semester Final Exams Grade 12, All High Schools
May Pending Release of FSA scores Stanford Achievement Test – Tenth Edition (SAT-10), Grade 3 (Alternative for Promotion) Grade 3 students who did not pass FSA
June 1 - 3 Grades 9-11 Semester Final Exams Grades 9-11, All High schools
July 13 - July 24 Algebra 1 Retake, Biology 1, Civics, U.S. History (NGSSS EOC) [Computer Based]
{More information: http://fcat.fldoe.org/eoc/}
Grades 6-12, Students who did not pass Algebra 1 EOC and students who need the Biology 1, Civics, or U.S. History EOC for course credit (see Policy 6000.1 for additional information)
Year Round SAT
{More information: http://sat.collegeboard.org/}
Grades 9-12
Year Round ACT
{More information: http://www.actstudent.org/}
Grades 9-12
 
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