2022-2023 State & District Testing Schedule

The following testing schedule is required by Statute. The dates indicated for Statewide Assessments (ACCESS and MCA) are neither final nor definitive. This schedule will be updated and amended based on legislative changes or executive orders as MPS receives more information from the MN Department of Education Statewide Student Assessment and Data Analytics team  If you have any concerns about our school testing schedule and/or Statewide Assessments, please contact MPS District Assessment Coordinator, Jane Zeleznikar, at Jane.Zeleznikar@mpls.k12.mn.us.

Test

Domain/Subject

Grade

Dates

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Advanced Learner Identification 2-5 October 24 - November 4

ACCESS

Listening

K-8

January 30– March 24

ACCESS

Reading

K-8

January 30- March 24

ACCESS

Writing

K-8

January 30 - March 24

ACCESS

Speaking

K-8

January 30 - March 24

ACCESS

Alternate ACCESS

K-12

Alternate ACCESS tests will be administered one-on-one 8am-1pm from January 30- March 24 

 

 

 

 

MCA

Reading

3-5

March 6- May 5

MCA

Math

3-5

March 6 - May 5 

MCA

Science

5

March 6- May 12

MCA

Reading

6-8

March 6- May 5 

MCA

Math

6-8

March 6 -May 5 

MCA

Science

8

March 6- May 5 

MCA

MTAS

3-8

March 6 - May 5 

 

 

 

Makeups as needed

FAST Fall Testing Window

Reading & Math

2-8

September 14 – October 7

FAST Winter Testing Window

Reading & Math

2-8

January 2 –January 26

FAST Spring Testing Window

Reading & Math

2-8

May 1 - May 26