The following tests will be administered during the 2022 - 2023 school year. For comprehensive information on Tennessee assessments, please visit the Tennessee Department of Educations website.
TCAP testing time by grade/subject may be found at Tennessee Department of Educations testing times website.
|Assessment Name||Administration Date/Window||Subject(s)||Grade(s)||Purpose|
TCAP End of Course (EOC) Assessments
|Fall Block: November 28 - December 15, 2022||English I, English II, Algebra I, AlgebraII, Geometry, Biology, and US History||9 - 12 Enrolled in Course||End of Course exams are state-mandated assessments that measure student understanding and proficiency of state content standards in a given course. EOC exams are administered to students enrolled in the following courses: English I, English II, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, U.S.. History, and Biology. Quick Score results of these assessments will be factored into a student’s final grade in accordance with T.C.A. §49-1-302 and determined by Houston County School Board policy. Proficiency results from EOC exams will be communicated to parents via an Individual Performance Report sent home at the start of the following school year.|
Spring Block: April 17 - May 5, 2023
|Multi-State Alternative Assessment (MSAA)||March 13 - April 28, 2023||English Language Arts and Math||2 - 8; 11||The MSAA is an state-mandated, alternative assessment for the TCAP Achievement tests in English-Language Arts and Math. It is designed for students with the most severe cognitive disabilities. Students who will participate in this assessment will have it documented in their Individualized Education Program (IEP). Parents will receive a report of the results of this assessment with explanations of proficiency levels.|
|TCAP - Alternative||March 13 - April 28, 2023||Science and Social Studies||2 - 8; 10||Students with the most severe cognitive disabilities will participate in the state-mandated TCAP-Alt in Science and Social Studies. Individuals who will participate in this assessment will have it documented in their Individualized Education Program (IEP). Parents will receive a report of the results of this assessment with explanations of proficiency levels.|
|ACT (Online)||Fall Senior Retake: October 18, 2022||English, Math, Reading, and Science Reasoning||12||The ACT is a state-mandated, diagnostic assessment that measures a student’s readiness for college in the areas of English, Math, Reading, and Science. ACT will provide reports approximately six weeks after the test administration.|
|Spring Grade 11: March 7-9, 2023||11|
|WIDA ACCESS for English Learners||February 13 - April 3, 2023||Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing||K - 12||English Learners (EL) will take the ACCESS for ELLs to determine language proficiency. ACCESS assesses students in the four-language domains: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.|