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.
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.