The Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment and Accountability Program (ACTAAP) testing calendar for the 2009-2010 school year has been established after consultation with the Arkansas Activities Association.
August 10, 2009 September 18, 2009 Window for Kindergarten Screener (QUALLS)
January 13, 2010 Mid-Year Algebra II Exam (Wednesday)
January 19-20, 2010 Mid-Year End of Course Algebra I Exam (Tuesday-Wednesday)
January 21-22, 2010 Mid-Year End of Course Geometry Exam (Thursday-Friday)
January 26-27, 2010 Mid-Year End of Course Biology Exam (Tuesday-Wednesday)
March 9-10, 2010 Grade 11 Literacy Exam (Tuesday-Wednesday)
March 19, 2010 Alternate Portfolios due date (Friday)
March 29 May 7, 2010 Window - English Language Development Assessment (ELDA) for LEP students K-12
April 5-16, 2010 Window for SAT10 Grades 1, 2, 9; MAT8 for K -- NRT Testing
April 12-16, 2010 Augmented Benchmark Exams in Grades 3-8 (Monday-Friday)
April 20-21, 2010 End-of-Course Geometry Exam (Tuesday-Wednesday)
April 22-23, 2010 End-of-Course Algebra I Exam (Thursday-Friday)
April 27-28, 2010 End-of-Course Biology Exam (Tuesday-Wednesday)
May 5, 2010 Algebra II (Wednesday)
AS MUCH CONSIDERATION AS POSSIBLE HAS BEEN GIVEN TO THE MANY REQUESTS REGARDING TESTING IN SETTING THIS CALENDAR. PLEASE ARRANGE THE 2009-2010 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.