Testing Calendars

District Testing Matrix

2017-2018 State Testing Schedule

2018-2019 State Testing Schedule

2018 MCA Testing Calendar (by school) 

2019 MCA Testing Calendar (by school) 

2017-2018 District Testing Calendar (Purposes of Use)

2018-2019 District Testing Calendar (Purposes of Use)

PreACT (sophomores only): October 24, 2018

  • All sophomores will test at their school of enrollment

  • The test will be administered in paper format

  • Reports will be returned to schools 5-10 days after ACT receives student answer documents

  • Predicts ACT performance in spring of junior year

  • Click here for more information about PreACT

ACT Plus Writing (juniors only): April 24, 2019

  • All juniors will test at their school of enrollment

  • The test will be administered in paper format

  • Scores are available 3-8 weeks after testing if students register for an account

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP): January 28-March 8, 2019

  • Participation is for students in the selected schools and grades listed below during one date in the NAEP window

  • A student takes only one subject

  • MDE sets dates with school principal; dates below are subject to change

  • Selected schools for 2019 are:

  • February 5, 2019 Cottage Grove Middle Grade 8 Math or Reading

  • February 5, 2019 Woodbury High School Grade 12 Math, Reading or Science

  • February 6, 2019 Valley Crossing Grade 4 Math, Reading, or Science

  • February 13, 2019 Woodbury Middle Grade 8 Math or Reading

  • Date yet to be determined: Oltman Middle Grade 8 Math or Reading

  • February 21, 2019 Hillside Elementary Grade 4 Math or Reading

  • February 26, 2019 Liberty Ridge Elementary Grade 4 Math or Reading

  • March 6, 2019 Woodbury Elementary Grade 4 Math, Reading, or Science