2021-2022 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 25 - November 4

ACCESS

Listening

K-8

January 31 – February 4

ACCESS

Reading

K-8

February 7 – February 11

ACCESS

Writing

K-8

February 14 – February 18

ACCESS

Speaking

K-8

February 23 – February 28

ACCESS

Alternate ACCESS

K-12

Alternate ACCESS tests will be administered one-on-one 8am-1pm from February 1 - March 18.

 

 

 

Makeups as needed from March 1 - 18

MCA

Reading

3-5

March 7-11

MCA

Math

3-5

March 21-25

MCA

Science

5

April 20-24

MCA

Reading

6-8

March 14-18

MCA

Math

6-8

March 28-31

MCA

Science

8

April 18-22

MCA

MTAS

3-8

April 11-29

 

 

 

Makeups as needed

FAST Fall Testing Window

Reading & Math

2-8

September 8 – October 8

FAST Winter Testing Window

Reading & Math

2-8

December 6 – January 14

FAST Spring Testing Window

Reading & Math

2-8

April 25 – May 20