The FINAL ACTAAP testing dates for the 2006-2007 school year are as follows:
*Please note the changes or additions in the finalized testing calendar for 2006-2007.
August 14, 2006 – September 22, 2006 – Window for Kindergarten Inventory
January 23-24, 2007 – Mid-Year End of Course Algebra I Exam (Tuesday-Wednesday)
January 25-26, 2007 – Mid-Year End of Course Geometry Exam (Thursday-Friday)
*March 1-31, 2007 – (Window) ITBS for Grades K-9 (Testing days/times determined by individual school district, including make-up testing. A grade cohort must test at the same time.)
*March 13-14, 2007 – Grade 11 Literacy Exam (Tuesday-Wednesday)
March 23, 2007 – Alternate Portfolios due date (Friday)
April 2 – May 11, 2007 – (Window) MAC II Assessment for LEP students K-12
*April 17-20, 2007 – Benchmark Exams in Grades 3-8 (Tuesday-Friday)
April 24-25, 2007 – End of Course Geometry Exam (Tuesday-Wednesday)
April 26-27, 2007 – End of Course Algebra I Exam (Thursday-Friday)
AS MUCH CONSIDERATION AS POSSIBLE HAS BEEN GIVEN TO THE MANY REQUESTS REGARDING TESTING IN SETTING THIS CALENDAR. THERE ARE A NUMBER OF CONSTRAINTS AND CONSIDERATIONS BUILT INTO THE CALENDAR, SOME OF WHICH MUST INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE VARIED CALENDARS FOLLOWED BY 251 SCHOOL DISTRICTS; THE ADVENT OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME; SPRING HOLIDAY SCHEDULES; AND END-OF-YEAR ACTIVITIES (E.G., SEMESTER TESTS, AP TESTING, GRADUATION CEREMONIES, ETC.).
PLEASE ARRANGE THE 2006-2007 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR TO ACCOMMODATE THE LEGALLY REQUIRED TESTING DATES. THERE WILL BE NO WAIVERS GRANTED FROM THESE TESTING DATES.
SPRING BREAKS SHOULD NOT OCCUR THE WEEK AFTER BENCHMARK 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 ARRIVING TEST MATERIALS.