Testing Dates 2023-24

Elementary School (Grades PK-5)

Grade Levels Test Dates
4K 4K Readiness: PALS  
5K 5K Readiness: KRA  
5K-1 FastBridge Reading and Math  
5K-5 (Identified Students) ACCESS for ELLs (English Language Proficiency Assessment)
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
 
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1-2 and 3-5 (Identified Students)
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2 CogAT October
2 Iowa Assessment October
2-5 Mastery View Predictive Assessment (MC Benchmark) - Math (Gr. 2-5), ELA (Gr. 2-5), & Science (Gr. 4 Only)  
2-5 (Identified Students) SC Performance Task Assessments (Gifted and Talented)  
3-5 SC READY ELA, Math & Science (Gr. 4) April 25 - May 22
3-5 SC READY ELA Session 1 - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
3-5 SC READY ELA Session 2 - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
3-5 SC READY Math - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
4 SC READY Science (Gr. 4) - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
3-5 (Identified Sp. Ed. Students) SC-Alt (South Carolina Alternate Assessment) ELA & Math (Gr. 3-5), Science (Gr. 4)  
Identified Students (Gr. 4)/IDschools TBD NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress)  

Note: Test dates will be updated as information is received from the South Carolina Department of Education and/or testing contractors. As dates are subject to change, please check back regularly. Contact your school for specific test information.
*Schools will schedule students for testing.

Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)

Grade Levels Tests Dates
6-8 SC READY ELA, Math, & Science (Gr. 6) April 25 - May 22
6-8 SC READY ELA Session 1 - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
6-8 SC READY ELA Session 2 - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
6-8 SC READY Math - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
6-8 SC READY Science (Gr. 6) - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
6-8 Mastery View Predictive Assessment (MC Benchmark) - Math (Gr. 6-8), ELA (Gr. 6-8), & Science (Gr. 6 Only)  
6-8 (Identified Students) EOCEP Algebra 1 - In-person & GCS Virtual Program Students May 2 - May 22
6-8 (Identified Students) ACCESS for ELLs (English Language Proficiency Assessment)
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
 
6-8 (Identified Sp. Ed. Students) SC-Alt (South Carolina Alternate Assessment) ELA & Math (Gr. 6-8), Science (Gr. 6)  
8 (Identified Students) PSAT/NMSQT October
6-8 (Identified Students) MAP Growth  
Identified Students (Gr. 8)/IDschools TBD NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress)  

Note: Test dates will be updated as information is received from the South Carolina Department of Education and/or testing contractors. As dates are subject to change, please check back regularly. Contact your school for specific test information.
*Schools will schedule students for testing.

High School (9-12, Adult Education)

Grade Levels Tests Dates
9-12 (Students enrolled in courses) Mastery View Predictive Assessment (MC Benchmark) - English 2, Algebra 1, Biology 1, U.S. History  
9-12 (Identified Students) ACCESS for ELLs (English Language Proficiency Assessment)
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
 
9-12, Adult Ed. EOCEP English 2 Writing November 27 - December 19
April 25 - May 22
9-12, Adult Ed. EOCEP English 2 Reading, Algebra 1, Biology 1, United States History and Constitution November 29 - December 19
May 2 - May 22
9-12 EOCEP English 2 Writing - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
9-12 EOCEP English 2 Reading - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
9-12 EOCEP Biology 1 - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
9-12 EOCEP Algebra 1 - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
9-12 EOCEP U.S. History and the Constitution - GCS Virtual Program Students TBD
9-12 (Identified Students) IB (International Baccalaureate)  
9-12 (Identified Students) AP (Advanced Placement)  
9-12 (Identified Sp. Ed. Students) SC-Alt (South Carolina Alternate Assessment) Algebra, Biology, English, U.S. History and the Constitution  
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11 (Identified Students)
PSAT/NMSQT October
11-12 (Identified Students) College Entrance Assessment-The ACT  
11-12 (Identified Students) College Entrance Assessment-SAT  
11 Career Readiness Assessment - TBD  
11-12 (Identified Sp. Ed. Students) Alternate Career Readiness Assessment - Life Skills Inventory Independent Living Skills  
12 (Identified Students) Career Readiness Assessment - TBD  

Note: Test dates will be updated as information is received from the South Carolina Department of Education and/or testing contractors. As dates are subject to change, please check back regularly. Contact your school for specific test information.
*Schools will schedule students for testing.