THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM
The testing dates for the 2005 school year are as follows:
January 25, 2005 - Mid-Year End of Course Algebra I Exam (Tuesday)
January 27, 2005 - Mid-Year End of Course Geometry Exam (Thursday)
March 8-10, 2005 - Benchmark Exams in Grades 3-8 (Tuesday-Thursday)
March 9-10, 2005 - End of Course Literacy Exam for Grade 11
(Wednesday and Thursday)
March 11, 2005 - Norm-Referenced Test in Reading and Math -
Grades 3-9 (Friday)
March 21-April 29, 2005-Window:MAC II Assessment for LEP students K-12
March 25, 2005 - Alternate Portfolios due date
April 26, 2005 - End of Course Algebra I Exam (Tuesday)
April 28, 2005 - End of Course Geometry Exam (Thursday)
DATES FOR THE REQUIRED KINDERGARTEN SCREENING AND THE DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE ASSESSMENTS FOR GRADES 1 AND 2 WILL BE FORTHCOMING.
PLEASE ARRANGE THE 2004-2005 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR TO ACCOMMODATE THESE LEGALLY REQUIRED TESTING DATES. THERE WILL BE NO WAIVERS GRANTED FROM THESE DATES.
SPRING BREAKS SHOULD NOT OCCUR THE WEEK AFTER TESTING IN ORDER TO GUARANTEE REQUIRED MAKE-UP DAYS AND SHIPPING DEADLINES. A CERTIFIED PERSON SHALL BE AVAILABLE AT THE TEST SITE TO RECEIVE AND SECURE TEST MATERIALS WHEN THEY ARRIVE.