ALL Freshmen and Sophomores take the NWEA in Reading and Math to satisfy goals create for our authorizer, University of St. Thomas and for our QComp plan. Data will be stored and kept by Director of Teaching and Learning. The tests are untimed and take approximately an hour each. We use the data from Fall NWEA testing to determine curricular changes or areas of improvement and to place students in remedial courses as necessary.
NWEA Testing Session runs September 10 – October 15
PSAT-NMSQT, Juniors. Registration is due by Friday, September 10th. $18 fee. Score reports will be shared with students and parents in January.
PSAT is Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Test time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Students in 9th and 10th in math classes will take their “spring” subject test in class at the end of the semester.
NWEA Winter Testing (Math) runs January 5-14. Spring NWEA scores determine growth and inform our teaching practices and curricular strengths and areas for improvement.
ACT+Writing – Juniors, the test is $59.
Scores will be mailed directly home 3-8 weeks after testing and data kept in Infinite Campus.
-Test is Tuesday, April 5
-Students with accommodations may test between February 25th and Test Make-Up day March 10th.
Test length: 3 hours 35 minutes
PreACT- Sophomores, cost yet to be determined
Scores will be mailed directly home 2-4 weeks and data kept in Infinite Campus. -Test is Tuesday, April 5th
Test length: 1 hour 55 minutes
MCA Tests- Information can be found about MCAs on the MDE website. Results released in July and can be found on the MDE website. Individual Student Results will be mailed home to families prior to first conferences the following school year.
-Sophomores do Reading
-Juniors do Math
-All students enrolled in Biology will do the Science MCA.
MCA Testing Window is March 2 – May 8
Semester 1 Bio Students, March 9, 10, 11, make up day March 14th
Grade 10, Reading, April 6, 7, 8, 11, make up day April 12
Grade 11, Math, April 13, 14, 15, 18, make up day April 19
Grade 10 and 11 secondary make up days April 20-21
Semester 2 Biology Students May 2, 3, 5, make up day May 6
Test is untimed.
Students in 9th and 10th in math classes will take their spring subject test in class at the end of the semester and all students will take their Spring Reading NWEA. Spring NWEA scores determine growth and inform our teaching practices and curricular strengths and areas for improvement. NWEA Spring Testing runs May 9 – May 27
AP Exams for students enrolled in AP courses, – scores released to AP Coordinator and to students and parents in July.
-AP English LIterature and Composition May 4- 8AM, 3 hours 15 minutes
-AP Calculus AB/BC May 9 – 8 AM, 3 hours
-AP English Language and Composition May 10 -8 AM, 3 hours 15 minutes -AP Spanish Language and Culture May 11th- 8 AM, 3 hours
-AP Biology May 11th – 12 PM, 3 hours
-AP Music Theory May 13- 8AM, 3 hours