Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment Program SY21-22

Assessment sort ascending Grade Band Participants Administration Window
ACCESS for English Language Learners (ELLs) and Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
All ELLs
Dec.13, 2021–March 4, 2022
ACTFL Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL) World Languages
Middle School,High School
World Language students in middle school and high school (Levels II and IV)
April 4–June 3, 2022
Advanced Placement (AP)
High School
All students enrolled in AP course(s)
May 2–13, 2022; Late AP Exams: May 17–20, 2022
Alternate Assessment
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Eligible students only
March 14–April 29, 2022
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Assessment
High School
Culinary Arts, Health Science, Information Technology (Cluster), and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) students
April–May 2022
CogAT Full Battery for Advanced Academic Programs & Services (AAPS)
Elementary School,Middle School
Eligible students only
Sept.–May, as needed
CogAT Screener for AAPS
Elementary School
Grade 2 students only
Grade 2: Oct. with make-up window in Feb. 2022
College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) Summative Assessment Mathematics
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Grades 3–6, 8, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II
March 21–May 31, 2022
College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) Summative Assessment Mathematics English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Grades 3–8, and 10
March 21–May 31, 2022
Credit by Exam (CBE)
High School
By request per 1367.01
Aug./Sept., Nov./Dec., Jan./Feb., May/Jun.
K–5 Oral Reading Proficiency Tool (RPT)
Elementary School
All students in grades Kindergarten (K)–5
First 6 weeks of a 1–5th grade student's enrollment: K students by Jan 31; last 6 weeks of a K–5 student's enrollment.
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Elementary School,Middle School
Grade 4 and 8
Jan. 24–March 4, 2022
PSAT /NMSQT
High School
All students in grades 10 and 11
Oct. 13, 2021 (Alternate: Oct. 26, 2021)
PSAT 8/9
Middle School,High School
All students in grades 8 and 9
October 12–21, 2021
WIDA Screener
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
All eligible English-Language Learners (ELLs) students
Beginning of School Year (SY)–Oct. 2021, and as needed throughout the school year for new student enrollments
 

CCRS Interim Assessment Windows

 

  Math 3-8 Accelerated Math 7/8 and Accelerated Math 8/Algebra 1 Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry ELA/Literacy
Frequency 3x a Year 3x a Year 3x a Year 2x a Year
Testing Time Maximum of 60 minutes Maximum of 60 minutes Maximum of 60 minutes Maximum of 60 minutes for Interim 1 and 90 minutes for Interim 2
Tested Grade/Course Grades 3-8 Accelerated Math 7/8   Accelerated Math 8/Algebra 1 Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry Grades 3-8, and10
Testing Window (Tested Content)

Note: Testing window varies by school based on school calendar
Interim 1: Nov. 1 - Dec. 11, 2021
(Weeks 1 - 7 content)

Interim 2: Dec. 12 - Feb. 15, 2022
(Week 8 - 14 content)

Interim 3: Feb. 16 - April 5, 2022
(Week 15 - 21 content)
Interim 1: Nov. 16, 2021 - Jan. 13, 2022


Interim 2: Jan. 14 - Feb. 22, 2022


Interim 3: Feb. 23 - April 12, 2022
 
Interim 1: Nov. 1–Dec. 11, 2021
(Weeks 1-8 content)

Interim 2: Dec. 12–Feb. 22, 2022
(Week 9-14 content)

Interim 3: Feb. 23–April 12, 2022
(Week 15-22 content)
Interim 1: Nov. 1, 2021–Jan. 18, 2022
(all grade-level standards)

Interim 2: Feb. 16–Mar. 18, 2022
(grade-level standards and one prose constructed response)

NOTE: Please contact the school principal for specific testing dates at the school.


  Science
Frequency 3x a Year
Testing Time Maximum of 60 minutes
Tested Grade/Course Grades 2, 5, and 7; Biology
Testing Window (Tested Content)

Note: Testing window varies by school based on school calendar

Interim 1:

  • Grades 2 and 5: Life Science, Nov. 15–Dec. 17, 2021
  • Grade 7: Modules I and L, Dec. 1, 2021–Jan. 28, 2022
  • Biology: Units 1–4, Nov. 15–Dec. 17, 2021

Interim 2:

  • Grades 2 and 5: Physical Science, Feb. 7–March 11, 2022
  • Grade 7: Module F, March 14–April 15, 2022
  • Biology: Units 5–8, March 14–April 15, 2022

Interim 3:

  • Grades 2 and 5: Earth & Space Science, April 25–June 3, 2022
  • Grade 7: Module B, May 9–June 3, 2022
  • Biology: Units 9–10, May 9–June 3, 2022

NOTE: During the same interim assessment windows for grades 2 and 5, grades 3 and 4 interim assessments are available within the FOSSmap platform.