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Verona Public Schools announces its standardized testing calendar for the 2016-17 school year

 

 

Dear Verona Parent/Guardian,September 30, 2016

 

We are required by the New Jersey Department of Education’s Office of Assessment to notify you of the standardized testing that will be administered during the 2016-17 school year.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at cmiller@veronaschools.org.  

 

Assessment Subject Area

Administration Date

Grades Tested

Time*

PSAT

Practice Tests:

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/practice/full-length-practice-test  

 

October 19,

2016

9, 10, 11

2 hours 45 minutes

Algebra Readiness Test

(This test is administered by our grade 6 math teachers to determine which students are ready for Algebra in grade 7)

March 16-17, 2017

6

2 class periods (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Elementary PARCC Testing

Practice Tests:

http://www.parcconline.org/take-the-test

April 3-7, 17-21, 2017  

3-4

 

ELA: 4 hours 30 minutes

Math: 4 hours

HBW PARCC Testing

Practice Tests:

http://www.parcconline.org/take-the-test

 

April 24-May 2, 2017

5-8

 

ELA: 5 hours 10 minutes

Math: 4 hours

AP Testing

Information about testing:

https://professionals.collegeboard.org/testing/ap

 

May 1-12,

2017

9-12

3-4 hours for each test

VHS PARCC Testing

Practice Tests:

http://www.parcconline.org/take-the-test

 

May 15-23,

2017

9-11

 

ELA: 5 hours 10 minutes

Math: 4 hours and 30 minutes

NJASK Science

Information about the assessments: http://www.state.nj.us/education/assessment/njask/

 

May 31,

2017

4, 8

 

Grade 4: 1 hour

Grade 8: 2 hours

NJ Biology Competency Test (NJBCT)

Information regarding the test: http://www.state.nj.us/education/assessment/hs/njbct.shtml

 

May 31-June 1, 2017

9

4 hours and 30 minutes

 

*Students who have been diagnosed with a disability and have a 504 or IEP may be permitted extra time or other accommodations according to their plan.

 

Sincerely,

 

Charlie Miller