All students in grades K-8 are assessed three times each year to ensure that
the needs of all students are being met.
Please refer to page 48 to view the assessments that take place at each
grade level and the student targets.
Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA) – any updates to the following will be posted
on the website.Students in grades 3-8 will take the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments in reading and math in the spring of each year. The following dates have been scheduled for the 2012-2013 school year:
Grades 3-8 MCA Math non-accountability
window – Oct. 1-Feb.22
3rdGrade Reading, April 15-16 4thGrade Reading, April 15-16
3rdGrade Math, April 22-23 4thGrade Math, April 24-25
5thGrade Reading, April 15-16 6thGrade Reading,April 17-18
5thGrade Math, April 29-30 6thGrade Math, May 1-2
7thGrade Reading, April 17-18 8thGrade Reading, April 17-18
7thGrade Math, May 6-7 8thGrade Math, May 8-9
Make-up math tests MUST be completed by May 10
*Science Window –Online Testing Window - March 18-May 17-Specific Dates TBD
*Science test is given in grades 5 and 8 only.
*Please make every attempt to ensure that your child is in attendance during these
important testing dates.
NWEA– NWEA tests are given in grades K-8 at least two times each year.