District 54 administers a variety of assessments to measure student progress and help teachers understand each student’s areas of strength and weakness in order to provide appropriate instruction.

2021 Testing Dates

ACCESS: March 15 – May 25

DLM (for third through eighth grade): March 15 – May 10

Early Learning Scale (Now called GOLD):  January 4-29, May 3-14

Illinois Science Assessment (for fifth and eighth grade only): March 15-May 14

Illinois Assessment of Readiness (for third through eighth grade): March 15-May 14 

Measures of Academic Progress MAP: February 1-12 (makeup dates February 15-19)


STAMP and AAPPL: Not assessing for the 2020-2021 school year

For more information, contact Colette Bell, assistant superintendent of professional learning, at (847) 357-5043.