Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment Program SY22-23

Assessment Grade Band Participants sort ascending Administration Window
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
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.
Career Technical Education (CTE) Assessment
High School
April–May 2023
Culinary Arts, Health Science, Information Technology (Cluster), and Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) students
Credit by Exam (CBE)
High School
Aug./Sept., Nov./Dec., Jan./Feb., May/June
By request per 1367.01
ACCESS for ELLs and Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Dec.12, 2022–March 3, 2023
All ELLs
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
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Elementary School,Middle School
January–March, 2023
Select schools
Alternate Assessment Mathematics and Literacy
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
March 13–April 28, 2023
Eligible students only (Grades 3–8, and 11)
College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) Summative Assessment Mathematics
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
March 20–May 26, 2023
Grades 3–8, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II
CCRS Summative Assessment English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy
Elementary School,Middle School,High School
March 20–May 26, 2023
Grades 3–8 and 10
ACTFL Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages  (AAPPL) World Languages
Middle School,High School
March 27–June 2, 2023
World Language students in middle school and high school (Levels II and IV)
Advanced Placement (AP)
High School
May 1–12, 2023; Late AP Exams: May 17–19, 2023
All students enrolled in AP course(s)
PSAT 8/9
Middle School,High School
Oct. 11–21, 2022
All students in grades 8 and 9
PSAT /NMSQT
High School
Oct. 12, 2022 (Alternate: Oct. 25, 2022; requires DoDEA approval)
All students in grades 10 and 11
CogAT Full Battery for AAPS
Elementary School,Middle School
Sept.–May, as needed
Eligible students only
 

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 – Paced Common Assessments: Science

 

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

Note: Testing window varies by school based on school calendar

Interim 1:

  • Grades 2 and 5: Life Science, Oct. 17–Dec. 16, 2022
  • Grade 7: Modules I and L, Dec. 1, 2022–Jan. 27, 2023
  • Biology: Units 1–4, Oct. 17–Dec. 16, 2022

Interim 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

Interim 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

Interim 1:

Covers weeks 1–12 content: Oct. 17–Dec. 16, 2022

Interim 2:

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

Interim 3:

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

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