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State-Mandated Testing Calendar 2016-2017

Grades 9-12

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This calendar includes only the assessments required by the Nevada Department of Education as part of the Nevada Proficiency Examination Program.

Testing Date Test Grade Level Final Due Date
Oct 17 - Oct 21 NHSPE (Reading, Math, Science) 5th & 6th Year Seniors and Adult (paper/pencil) Oct 21
Oct 19 NHSPE Writing 5th & 6th Year Seniors and Adult (paper/pencil) Oct 19
Jan 23 - Mar 3 ELPA (WIDA) 9, 10, 11, 12 (online) Mar 3
Jan 30 - Mar 10 NAEP 12 (selected schools only) (paper/pencil) Mar 10
Feb 13 - Feb 17 NHSPE (Reading, Math, Science) 5th & 6th Year Seniors and Adult (paper/pencil) Feb 17
Feb 15 NHSPE Writing 5th & 6th Year Seniors and Adult (paper/pencil) Feb 15
Feb 28 - May 31 NAA 11 Math, Reading, Science & Writing (paper/pencil) May 31
Feb 28
Mar 21 (make-up)
COLLEGE and CAREER READINESS (ACT) 11 (paper/pencil) Feb 28
Mar 6 - Mar 31 (Retakes May 15-28) WORKPLACE READINESS SKILLS 10-12 Career Tech Education (CTE) Completers (online) Mar 31
Apr 3 - Apr 28 (Retakes May 15-28) END OF PROGRAM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE 10-12 Career Tech Education (CTE) Completers (online) Apr 28
Apr 3 - Apr 7 NHSPE (Reading, Math, Science) 5th & 6th Year Seniors and Adult (paper/pencil) Apr 7
Apr 5 NHSPE Writing 5th & 6th Year Seniors and Adult (paper/pencil) Apr 5
Apr 24 - May 31 SCIENCE 10 (online) May 31
Apr 24 - May 31 EOC (ELA I/II, MATH I/II) (SCIENCE - 2020 COHORT) *Course Eligible Students (online) May 31
Jun 19 - Jun 23 NHSPE (Reading, Math, Science) 5th & 6th Year Seniors and Adult (paper/pencil) Jun 23
Jun 21 NHSPE Writing 5th & 6th Year Seniors and Adult (paper/pencil) Jun 21

Schools are reminded before scheduling their own testing dates that there have been delays in the delivery of test materials and readiness of testing systems in the past. Please keep this in mind if scheduling testing during the first few days of the testing window.

ELPA = English Language Proficiency Assessment
EOC = End-of-Course Examinations
NAA = Nevada Alternate Assessment
NAEP = National Assessment of Educational Progress
NHSPE = Nevada High School Proficiency Examination
 
* Please refer to the cohort eligibility requirements for graduation.