HCPA

Data and Assessment

HCPA Testing Calendar for 2017-2018 School Year 

Name of the test

Grade Level Tested

Subject of the test

Purpose of the test

Source of requirement

Time to take the test

Scheduled dates for testing

Time & Format for giving out results

NWEA/MAP Test

K-12

Math & Reading

  • To get an understanding of where students are academically
  • Fulfill requirement for our authorizer

District Requirement

60 to 90 minutes

September 8-14, 2017

Students will receive results from their math and English teachers in class once testing is complete.  Parents will receive results during parent teacher conferences. 

NWEA/MAP Test

K-12

Math & Reading

To get an understanding of where students are mid-year academically

 

District Requirement

60 to 90 minutes

January 16-20, 2018

Students will receive results from their math and English teachers in class once testing is complete.  Parents will receive results during parent teacher conferences. 

Access Testing

K-12

Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking

Evaluate students’ proficiency in reading, listening, writing and speaking for English Language Learner students. 

State Requirement 

4 Hours

January 29- March 23, 2018

Test results are given out in September of 2017

ACT

11th Grade

Math, Science, Reading, English & Writing

Evaluate students’ proficiency in math, science, reading, English and writing. 

Used for college entrance exam.

State Requirement & District Requirement 

4 hours

April 18th, 2018

Test results are mailed home by ACT 6-8 weeks after test date. 

MCA/MTAS

3-8 & 10

Reading

Evaluate mastery of MN Common Core Reading standards

State Requirement 

2.5-3 Hours

April 23-27, 2018

Test results are given out in September of 2017

MCA/MTAS

3-8 & 11

Math

Evaluate mastery of MN math standards

State Requirement 

1.5-2.5 Hours

April 30 – May 5, 2018

Test results are given out in September of 2017

MCA/MTAS

5, 8,& HS Biology

Science

Evaluate mastery of MN science standards

State Requirement 

1.75-2 Hours

May 8-10, 2018

Test results are given out in September of 2017

NWEA/MAP Test

K-12

Math & Reading

  • To measure student growth from where they were in the fall
  • Fulfill requirement for our authorizer

District Requirement

60 to 90 minutes

May 22-26, 2018

Students will receive results from their math and English teachers in class once testing is complete.  

 

**Please note testing dates are subject to change**

 

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