Assessment Information

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SD DOE Testing Dates for 2017-18 school year
NAEP – National Assessment of Educational Progress
    National year, no South Dakota schools in the sample
ACCESS and ACCESS Alt (for EL students)
    ACCESS 2.0: Jan. 29 – March 2, 2018
ACCESS Alt: Jan. 29 – March 2, 2018
Smarter Balanced (ELA and Math Assessment)
    Grades 3-8 and 11 : March 7 – May 4, 2018
(Paper/pencil window: March 19 – April 20, 2018. Tests shipped no later than April 25, 2018)
MSAA (Alternate ELA and Math Assessment)
    March 19 – May 4, 2018
South Dakota Science and South Dakota Science Alt
    April 2 – May 4, 2018
Home School Testing
    March 26 – April 20, 2018
NCRC
    Grade 11 or 12, schools work with CTE and Dept. of Labor to schedule

Resources for Parents

Todd County Assessment Schedule

Information on DRA2 Testing

NWEA MAP Testing Parent Toolkit