Assessment Calendar by Grade Level

  • D65 Assessments
    Assessment Grade-Level Population Assessment Window
    NWEA MAP Growth/MAP Fluency
    Universal Screener
    Grades K-8
    Reading and Math
    Fall: September 5-22
    Winter: November 29-December 15
    Spring: April 29-May 17
    District 65 Benchmark Assessments
    Grades K-8 End of Trimester 1: November 6-17
    End of Trimester 2: February 20-March 1
    Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR)
    Grades 3-8

    Spring: March 4-22
    (Full window: March 4-April 19)

    Illinois Science Assessment (ISA)
    Grades 5, 8

    Spring: April 8-12
    (Full window: March 1-April 30)

    Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS)
    Universal Screener
    Kindergarten 40th Day of School: October 23
    Language Screener
    K-12 EL Students Only Winter: January 17-March 5 (full window)
    Teach Strategies GOLD
    Universal Screener
    Pre-K Students

    Winter: December
    Spring: May

    Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM)
    Summative (Cognitive Disabilities)

    Grades 3-11 (Cognitive Impairments) Spring: March 13-May 8 (full window)