AllentownSchool District

Assessment Information & Calendar

September

7- Nov 10          Kindergarten Entrance Inventory [KEI] (Grade K)

7-30                  2020-2021 PSSA Mathematics & Make-up Testing (Grades 3-8)

7-30                  2020-2021 Keystone Exams- Algebra I, Biology, and Literature

7-30                  2020-2021 PASA Testing (Select IEP students)

7-17                  2020-2021 WIDA ACCESS EL Testing (GRADES K-12)

14-30                STAR Reading or Early Lit. (Grades K-11) and Math (Grades K-11) Benchmark #1

14-30                LAS Links (Select LEP)

 

October          

11 (Act 80)        DATA REVIEW- K-12

12-26                CDT [Classroom Diagnostic Tools] Science (Grades 4 - 10) Benchmark #1

13                     PSAT (Grades 10)

November

3-12                  OLSAT (Grade 2)

8-19                  LAS Links (Select LEP students)

December

1-17                  STAR Reading or Early Lit. (Grades K-11) and Math (Grades K-11) Benchmark #2

7-23                  CDT [Classroom Diagnostic Tools] Science (Grades 4 - 10) Benchmark #2

January

3-14                  Keystone Exams- Winter Wave 2- Algebra I, Biology and Literature (Retesters only)                    

TBD                  WIDA: ACCESS ELL Testing (Grades K-12)

24 (Act 80)        DATA REVIEW- K-12   

18-31                Mid-Term Exams (Grades 9 – 12)

February

16- Mar. 4         STAR Reading or Early Lit. (Grades K-11) and Math (Grades K-11) Benchmark #3

March           

11 (Act 80)        DATA REVIEW- K-12

14-25                CDT [Classroom Diagnostic Tools] Science (Grade 3 – 10) Benchmark #3

14-May 20        PASA (Select IEP students)

23                     SAT (Grades 11) {Optional}

April

25-29                PSSA ELA Testing (Grades 3-8)

May               

2-20                  LAS Links (Select LEP students)

2-13                  PSSA Math and Science and Make-up Testing (Grades 3-8)

15-31                STAR Reading or Early Lit. (Grade K-11) and Math (Grades K-11) Benchmark #4

16-27                Keystone Exams - Algebra I, Biology, and Literature (Course completers and retesters)   

9-20                  AP Exams (Grades 10-12) {Optional}

 

June

1-14                  Final Exams (Grades 9- 12)

18 (Act 80)        DATA REVIEW- K-12

July

25-29               Keystone Exams (Retesters only)

PA School Performance Profile
http://www.paschoolperformance.org/

Pennsylvania Value-Added Assessment System (PVAAS)
https://pvaas.sas.com/welcome.html?ad=KYpRmxPitRQKT8Ag&as=a

Pennsylvania Department of Education: State Assessment System
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/state_assessment_system/20965

SPP

The Pennsylvania School Performance Profile offers a web-based resource for districts/schools to communicate performance results to various constituencies and assist districts and schools in aligning and focusing resources for continuous improvement. SPP was used starting in the 2013-2014 school year, and will be replaced by the Pennsylvania Future Ready Index in 2018-2019. 


PVASS

PVAAS is a statistical analysis of Pennsylvania (PA) state assessment data, and provides Pennsylvania districts and schools with growth data to add to achievement data. This lens of measuring student learning provides educators with valuable information to ensure they are meeting the academic needs of groups of students.