Assessment Calendar K-12

 Assessment
 Fall 2018  Spring 2019
Early Childhood Observation Tool (ECOT)  K-3+: June 13 - July 20*
Non K-3+: First 30 days of school**
 
Istation K-6***  K-3+: June 13 - 19,
July 16-20
Beginning of Year (BOY):
TBD

 Middle of Year (MOY):
 January 8 - 31
End of Year (EOY): May 1 - 23
Partnership of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)  Senior Retakes:
November 19 - December 14

Special Paper Based Tests:
April 22 - May 10
Computer Based Tests:
April 22 - May 10
New Mexico Standards Based Assessment (NMSBA) - Science  Senior Retakes:
October 29 - November 16

 March 4 - 29
Field Test: TBD
New Mexico Standards Based Assessment (NMSBA) - Spanish Language Arts
 Senior Retakes:
November 19 - December 14

 April 22 - May 10
New Mexico Alternate Performance Assessment (NMAPA)  Senior Retakes:
September 24 - October 12

 March 11 - April 5
Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State (ACCESS)    Current ELs:
January 14 - March 8

W-APT (Kindergarten) or WIDA Screener (1-12) Within first 30 days of school or within 2 weeks of enrollment for NEW LOTE (Language Other Than English) students.
Language Assessment Scale (LAS)  Dual Language and Spanish Language Arts
October 9 - 31

 
End of Course Exams (EoCs)
 December 3- 21
 Senior Retests: On Demand
All Others: May 6 - 23

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)    Selected Schools Grades 4 and 8: January 28 - March 8 
(1 day in window / school)


* All K-3+ ECOT scores must be finalized and submitted to NMPED by TBD.
** All Non K-3+ ECOT scores must be finalized and submitted to NMPED by October 15, 2018.
*** Istation Levels 2 and 3 also have progress monitoring requirements between the benchmark windows.

Notes:
Each site schedules test sessions within the above window dates.
Interims (7-12) and Common Formative Assessments (CFAs) are managed at the site level.

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