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.

2022-23 Testing Dates

Kindergarten Screening – August 15-18

Fall Measures of Academic Progress (MAP): August 22-September 2

Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL) (sixth through eighth grade dual language and immersion students): October 17 – 28

Winter Measures of Academic Progress (MAP): November 28-December 9

ACCESS: January 11 – February 28

Cognitive Skills Test (second through sixth grade gifted students): January 16 – February 3

Alternate ACCESS – Field Testing : February 14 – April 17

DLM (third through eighth grade math and english language arts – fifth through eighth grade science): March 15 – April 28

Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) (third through eighth grade): March 6 – March 24

Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) (fifth and eighth grade only): March 6 – March 24

Spring Measures of Academic Progress (MAP): May 1 – 12

DELE Test (eighth grade dual language students): May 15 – 19

GOLD Assessment (early childhood students): On-Going 

For more information, contact Dr. Jillian Sagan, assistant superintendent of professional learning, at (847) 357-5043.