Comprehensive Assessment Program SY22-23

DoDEA Comprehensive Assessment Program SY22-23

Assessment  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
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
CCRS Summative Assessment English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy Elementary School,Middle School,High School Grades 3–8 and 10 March 20–May 26, 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
PSAT /NMSQT 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. 

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