WSD Assessments



District  Subject Students Dates Duration  Purpose  Results 
STAR Reading ELA 1-12 Fall - Winter - Spring 20 minutes Reading - Level Fall & Spring Confernces
STAR Math Math 1-12 Fall - Winter - Spring 20 minutes Math - Level Fall & Spring Confernces
Early Star Literacy ELA K-2 Fall - Winter - Spring 20 minutes Literacy Level Fall & Spring Confernces
Accelerated Reader ELA 1-12 Intermittently 5-10 minutes Reading Comprehension Immediately
             
State            
Smarter Balanced ELA & Math  3-8,11 April 6-7 hours Measures acheivement and growth DOE School Report Card
MSSA (Alternative) ELA & Math  3-8,11 March -May   Students with cognitive disabilites  DOE School Report Card
South Dakota Science Science 5,8,&11 April-May 2 hours Measures acheivement and growth DOE School Report Card
South Dakota Science (Alt) Science 5,8,&11 April-May 2 hours Students with cognitive disabilites  DOE School Report Card
Access  ELL BK-12  March  2 hours Assesment of English Language Learners Spring
             
National            
NAEP ELA & Math 4 & 8 Selected Years 3 Hours National Assessment of Educational Progress Spring - State Reporting Only
NCRC Math & Logistics 12 November 3 hours National Career Readiness Certificate Immediately
Pre-ACT ELA & Math 10 January 3 hours Pre-ACT 1 month
ACT All 10, 11 &12 Intermittently 4 hours College Entrance Exam 1 month
 
 

 
 
 

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MS-HS Testing Schedule 2017-18
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MS Testing Letter 2017-18
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HS Testing Letter 2017-18
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