USBE ASSESSMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY
2017-2018 Statewide Testing Schedule
Test Grade Level Content Area Testing Window Student Data
AAPPL 3-9 Dual Immersion Oct. 23 - Nov. 17, 2017 From UTREx based school and core codes
ACCESS 2.0 K-12 ELP Jan. 8 - Mar. 9, 2018 One statewide extract loaded in December from UTREx. LEAs have to add all additional data.
ACT 11 College Readiness
  • English
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Science
  • Initial date
  • Feb. 27, 2018
  • Make-up dates
  • Mar. 20, 2018
  • Apr. 3, 2018
  • Online window (Tues., Wed., Thurs.)
  • Feb. 27 - Mar. 8, 2018
  • Accommodations window
  • Feb.27 - Mar. 13, 2018
  • Accommodations Make-up window
  • Mar. 20-23, 26, 2018
  • One statewide extract loaded in January from UTREx. LEAs have to add all additional data.
    DIBELS 1-3 Reading
    Beginning of Year (BOY)

  • Beginning of school year - Sept. 30, 2017
  • Middle of Year (MOY)

  • Dec. 1, 2017 - Jan. 31, 2018
  • End of Year (EOY)

  • Apr. 15, 2018 - Jun. 15, 2018
  • Nightly upload from UTREx
    DLM Grade/Course Based English Language Arts

    Math
    Instructionally Embedded/Mid-year Window (optional)

  • Sept. 20, 2017 - Feb. 28, 2018
  • Spring Summative Window

  • Mar. 12 - Jun. 8, 2018
  • Nightly upload from UTREx
    Kindergarten K Literacy

    Numeracy
    Beginning of Year

  • 3 weeks before the first day of school until 3 weeks after Kindergarten starts.
  • End of Year

  • Last 4 weeks of school
  • From UTREx
    NAEP Selected schools only Selected schools only January 29 - March 9, 2018 Initial data submitted by USBE (school will submit student roster in January)
    SAGE

    Look at page 2 for more details
    3-10 English Language Arts
    Math
    Science
    Interims and Benchmarks
    Fall Window:

  • Aug. 22 - Dec. 15, 2017
  • Winter Window:

  • Jan. 3 - Mar. 9, 2018
  • Spring Window (Benchmarks ONLY)

  • Mar. 20 - Jun. 18, 2018
  • Summative
    Mid-year (Fall & Winter)

  • Oct. 2, 2017 - Mar. 9, 2018
  • Spring

  • Mar. 20 - Jun. 18, 2018
  • Nightly upload from UTREx
    UAA Grade/Course Based Science
    Spring Summative Window

  • Mar. 12 - June 8, 2018
  • Spreadsheet sent to LEAs over MOVEit based on March UTREx. LEAs have to add all additional data.

    Updated August 9, 2017

    2017-2018 SAGE Testing Schedule
    Summative assessments:
    LEAs are responsible for determining school testing windows for each SAGE-assessed course (R277-404, https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/code/r277/r277-404.htm) based on the following requirements:
    • SAGE assessments must be administered at the end of instruction and the students still need to be enrolled in the course
      • Mid-year Summative (course instruction ending between Aug. 22, 2017 - Mar. 9, 2018)
        • Trimester courses - 3 week window
        • Semester courses - 2 week window
        • Other courses - 1 week window
      • Spring Summative (course instruction ending after March 9, 2018)
        • 8 week window (beginning 8 calendar weeks prior to the last Monday of the school year)
    Interim assessments and Benchmark modules:
    Interim assessments and Benchmark modules are OPTIONAL and are administered based on LEA decision.
    July August September Dates when SAGE systems are available
    1 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 SAGE Summative
    2 3 4 5 6 7 8 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 June 26 - July 28
    October 2 - December 15
    January 3 - March 9
    March 20 - June 18
    9 10 11 12 13 14 15 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
    16 17 18 19 20 21 22 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
    23 24 25 26 27 28 29 27 28 29 30 31 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 SAGE Interims (Optional, LEA decision)
    30 31 August 22 - September 28
    October 2 - December 15
    January 3 - March 9
    October November December
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 1 2 SAGE Benchmark modules (Optional, LEA decision)
    8 9 10 11 12 13 14 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 June 26 - July 28
    August 22 - September 28
    October 2 - December 15
    January 3 - March 9
    March 20 - June 18
    15 16 17 18 19 20 21 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
    22 23 24 25 26 27 28 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
    29 30 31 26 27 28 29 30 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Secure Browser (Windows, OSX, and Linux)
    31 July 17 - June 18
    January February March Training Tests and Practice Tests
    1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 1 2 3 June 26 - August 13; August 22 - June 18
    7 8 9 10 11 12 13 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 TIDE (Test Information Distribution Engine)
    14 15 16 17 18 19 20 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 June 26 - July 28; August 22 - June 18
    21 22 23 24 25 26 27 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 ORS (Online Reporting System)
    28 29 30 31 25 26 27 28 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 June 26 - August 14; August 22 - June 18
    April May June Monthly maintenance/patching windows
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 July 7 & 22 Oct. 21 Jan. 6 & 20 April 21
    8 9 10 11 12 13 14 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Aug. 26 Dec. 2 Feb. 24 May 26
    15 16 17 18 19 20 21 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Sept. 23 Dec. 16 - Jan. 2 Mar. 24 June 23
    22 23 24 25 26 27 28 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Questions? Please contact Kim.Rathke@schools.utah.gov or Jared.Wright@schools.utah.gov
    29 30 27 28 29 30 31 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

    Updated August 9, 2017