Testing

Academic assessment is absolutely essential to a strong educational program. The results of these tests provide valid and reliable data needed to evaluate the effectiveness of your educational program. The required testing for all students consists of:

 

Test Name

Who takes

Dates

MAPs

(Fall)

All 9th and 10th graders

September 12 - September 30

PSAT

Recommended for 11th grade, available to 10th

 

MAPs

(Winter)

All students in an intervention and those who will use the data

December 12 - January 13

Semester exams

All students will complete final assessments for each course

January 18-19

ACT

All 11th graders (excludes students who take DLM)

February 28

WorkKeys

All 11th graders (excludes students who take DLM)

March 1

ACT Make Up

Anyone who missed

March 21

WorkKeys Makeup

Anyone who missed

March 22

Forward Exam (Social Studies only)

All 9th and 10th grade students (excludes students who take DLM)

March 20 – May 5

DLM

Per IEP (typically students with Intellectual Disabilities)

March 20 – May 5

ASVAB

Available to Seniors

Spring TBD

Aspire Grades 9-10

All 9th and 10th grade student (who do not take DLM)

April 24 – May 26

AP Testing

Available to all students
Register for your  AP Exam HERE!

May 1-12

MAPs

(Spring)

All 9th and 10th graders

May 1 - May 19

Final Exams

All students will complete final assessments for each course

June 5-7

 

Other Recommended Tests:

It is strongly recommended to take college entrance tests more than once, as well as taking both the SAT & ACT as a student may prefer and score better on one test over the other. These results can also be in used in place of the Accuplacer for college placement.

The Test Code for West Allis Central is 502445