• Testing

  • District Pre-tests

    Dates:

    8/6/19 - 8/8/19, 1/7/20 - 1/10/20

    Grades:

    6–8

    Overview

    Measures student knowledge of Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) prior to instruction

  • District Interims

    Dates:

    10/7/19 - 10/9/19, 3/9/20 - 3/12/20

    Grades:

    6–8

    Overview:

    Measures student performance of AKS at the midpoint of the semester (given at 9 weeks and 27 weeks)

  • District Post-tests

    Dates:

    12/17/19 - 12/20/19, May dates TBD

    Grades:

    6–8

    Overview:

    1st and 2nd Semester Final Assessments
    Measures student mastery of AKS

  • GA Milestones

    Dates:

    4/22/20 - 5/8/20

    Grades: 

    EOG 6-8, EOC 8

    Overview:

    Georgia Milestones–End of Grade (EOG) Assessments
    Measures knowledge of Georgia Standards of Excellence in Language Arts and Mathematics (6-8)
    Science and Social Studies (Grade 8 only)

    Georgia Milestones–End of Course (EOC) Assessments
    Measures knowledge of Georgia Standards of Excellence in designated high school level courses 

    Practice:

    GA Experience Online

  • ACCESS for English Language Learners

    Dates:

    1/15/20 - 3/4/20

    Grades:

    All grades

    Overview:

    All grades Measures English language proficiency

  • CoGAT

    Dates:

    9/9/19 - 9/11/19

    Grades:

    8

    Overview:

    Assesses verbal, quantitative, and non-verbal abilities

  • PSAT

    Dates:

    10/16/19

    Grades:

    8

    Overview:

    Measures college and career readiness and is in alignment with the PSAT/NMSQT and the SAT

GCPS Balanced Assessment Program

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