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.

2021-22 Testing Dates

ACCESS: January 12-March 4

Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL): October 18-22

Cognitive Skills Test (second through sixth grade gifted students): January 18 – February 4

DELE Test (eighth grade dual language students): May 16-20 (TBD)

DLM (for third through eighth grade): March 16-April 29

GOLD Assessment (early childhood students): On-Going 

Illinois Assessment of Readiness (for third through eighth grade): April 5-22

Illinois Science Assessment (for fifth and eighth grade only): April 15-29

Kindergarten Screening – August 16-19

Fall Measures of Academic Progress (MAP): August 23-September 3

Winter Measures of Academic Progress (MAP): November 22-December 10

Spring Measures of Academic Progress (MAP): May 2-13

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