Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment Program SY22-23

Assessment sort ascending Grade Band Participants Administration Window
ACCESS for ELLs and Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
All ELLs
Dec.12, 2022–March 3, 2023
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)
March 27–June 2, 2023
Advanced Placement (AP)
High School
All students enrolled in AP course(s)
May 1–12, 2023; Late AP Exams: May 17–19, 2023
Alternate Assessment Mathematics and Literacy
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Eligible students only (Grades 3–8, and 11)
March 13–April 28, 2023
CCRS Summative Assessment English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Grades 3–8 and 10
March 20–May 26, 2023
Career Technical Education (CTE) Assessment
High School
Culinary Arts, Health Science, Information Technology (Cluster), and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) students
April–May 2023
CogAT Full Battery for AAPS
Elementary School,Middle School
Eligible students only
Sept.–May, as needed
Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Screener for Advanced Academic Programs & Services (AAPS)
Elementary School
Grade 2 students only
Grade 2: Oct. 2022 with make-up window in Feb. 2023
College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) Summative Assessment Mathematics
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Grades 3–8, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II
March 20–May 26, 2023
Credit by Exam (CBE)
High School
By request per 1367.01
Aug./Sept., Nov./Dec., Jan./Feb., May/June
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
Select schools
January–March, 2023
High School
All students in grades 10 and 11
Oct. 12, 2022 (Alternate: Oct. 25, 2022; requires DoDEA approval)
PSAT 8/9
Middle School,High School
All students in grades 8 and 9
Oct. 11–21, 2022
WIDA Screener
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
All eligible English Language Learners (ELLs)
Beginning of School Year (SY)–Oct. 2022, and as needed throughout the school year for new student enrollments

Required CCRS Interim Assessments: English-Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy and Mathematics


CCRS Interim Assessment Windows (Detailed Version)
  Mathematics 3–5 ELA/Literacy
Frequency 3x a Year 2x a year
Testing Time Maximum of 60 minutes Maximum of 60 minutes for Interim 1 and 90 minutes for Interim 2
Tested Grade/Course Grades 3–5 Grades 3–8 and 10
Testing Window (Tested Content)

Note: Testing window varies by school based on school calendar

Interim 1:

Nov. 1–Dec. 9, 2022 (Weeks 1–7 content)

Interim 2:

Dec. 12, 2022–Feb. 17, 2023 (Weeks 8–14 content)

Interim 3:

Feb 13–April 7, 2023 (Weeks 15–21 content)

Interim 1:

Nov. 1, 2022–Jan. 20, 2023 (all grade-level standards)

Interim 2:

Feb. 13–March 24, 2023 (all grade-level standards and one prose constructed response)


Required Alternate Content Standards (ACS) Interim Assessments


ACS Interim Assessment Windows (Detailed Version)
Frequency 4x a Year
Tested Grade Bands Elementary (K–2), Intermediate (3–5), Middle School (6–8), and High School
Testing window (Tested content)

Note: Testing window varies by school based on school calendar

Interim 1: November Checkpoint (Pre & Post Assessment)

Interim 2: January Checkpoint (Pre & Post Assessment)

Interim 3: March Checkpoint (Pre & Post Assessment)

Interim 4: May Checkpoint (Pre & Post Assessment)

NOTE: Schools are not required to administer the check points for February and April. These are optional.


Voluntary Participation – Common Paced Assessments: Science


Formative Assessment Platform-administered (Science)
Frequency 3x a Year 3x a year
Testing Time Maximum of 60 minutes Maximum of 60 minutes
Tested Grade/Course Science 2, 5, and 7; Biology Science 3 and 4
Testing Window (Tested Content)

Note: Testing window varies by school based on school calendar

Assessment 1:

  • Assessments for window 1 are currently not available for administration.

Assessment 2:

  • Grades 2 and 5: Physical Science, Feb. 6–March 15, 2023
  • Grade 7: Module F, March 1–April 7, 2023
  • Biology: Units 5–8, March 1–April 7, 2023

Assessment 3:

  • Grades 2 and 5: Earth & Space Science, April 24–June 2, 2023
  • Grade 7: Module B, April 24–June 2, 2023
  • Biology: Units 9–10, April 24–June 2, 2023


Test administration systems are currently being set up.

Assessment 2:

Covers weeks 13–23 content: Feb. 6–Mar. 15, 2023

Assessment 3:

Covers weeks 24–36 content: April 24–June 2, 2023

NOTE: These assessments are comparable to former CCRS Interim Assessments for Science.