Assessment Calendar K-12

 Assessment
 Fall 2017  Spring 2018
Early Childhood Observation Tool (ECOT)  K-3+: June 14 - July 21*
Non K-3+: First 30 days of school**
 
Istation K-6***  K-3+: June 14 - 20,
July 17-21
Beginning of Year (BOY):
September 1 - 29

 Middle of Year (MOY): January 3 - 31
End of Year (EOY): May 1 - 24
Partnership of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)  Senior Retakes:
November 13 - December 15

Special Paper Based Tests:
April 16 - May 4
Computer Based Tests:
April 16 - May 11
New Mexico Standards Based Assessment (NMSBA) - Science  Senior Retakes:
October 30 - November 17

 March 5 - 30
New Mexico Standards Based Assessment (NMSBA) - Spanish Language Arts
 Senior Retakes: November 13 - 15
 April 16 - May 4
New Mexico Alternate Performance Assessment (NMAPA)  Senior Retakes: September 25 - October 13
 March 19 - April 6
Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State (ACCESS)    Current ELs:
January 22 - March 9

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 10 - 31

 
End of Course Exams (EoCs)
 November 27 - December 15
 Senior Retests: On Demand
All Others: May 7 - 24

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)    Selected Schools Grades 4 and 8: January 29 - March 9
(1 day in window / school)


* All K-3+ ECOT scores must be finalized and submitted to NMPED by July 28, 2017.
** All Non K-3+ ECOT scores must be finalized and submitted to NMPED by October 15, 2017.
*** 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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