Test Administration Materials & Training

2020-2021 MEA Administration Calendar

Assessment Title

Administration Date(s)

Administration Window

Method of Delivery

Intended For

ACCESS for ELLs

English Language Proficiency



1/11/21 - 3/5/21



8-weeks

Kindergarten: Paper

Grades 1-12: Online



English learners K-12

Alternate ACCESS for ELLs

English Language Proficiency



1/11/21 - 3/5/21



8-weeks



Paper / Pencil



English learners in grades 1-12 with significant cognitive disabilities

 Mathematics & ELA/Literacy


TBD


TBD


DBD


Students in grades 3-8

MSAA - Alternate Mathematics & ELA/Literacy


3/15/21 - 4/30/21


6-weeks


Online

Students with significant cognitive disabilities; Grades 3-8, &  3rd year HS

Science Alternate Assessment (SAA)

3/15/21 – 4/30/21

6 weeks

Online

Students with significant cognitive disabilities; Grades 5, 8, & 3rd year HS

 


Note: AP assessment window 5/3/21 – 5/14/21


National & International Assessments

Test Name

Testing Dates

Intended For

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

January 25 - March 19, 2021

Sample of selected schools

Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)

Tentatively 2022

Sample of selected schools

Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)

Tentatively 2022

Sample of selected schools

Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)

N/A 2021

Sample of selected schools