Testing at Waite Park

Waite Park participates in a variety of assessments. Please check back here for specifics, or contact our Testing Coordinator Allyson McElligott.

 

Click HERE for an overview of Minneapolis Public Schools assessments.

 

Click HERE for more information about statewide testing from the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE).

 

Winter 2018 Testing Schedule

During the month of February, ELL students in grades kindergarten - fifth will be taking the ACCESS test. ACCESS for ELLs is an English language proficiency assessment used to meet federal and state requirements. This assessment is used to monitor English learners progress as they develop academic language skills in listening, reading, speaking and writing. Click HERE for more information about the ACCESS test.

 

ACCESS 2018 Schedule

 

Week 1

Monday, February 5: Listening, grades 3 and 5

Tuesday, February 6: Listening, grades 4 and 5

Wednesday, February 7: Listening, grades 1 and 2; Reading, Grade 4

Thursday, February 8: Reading, grades 1 and 2; Reading, grade 5

Friday, February 9: Reading, grade 3 

 

Week 2

Monday, February 12: Make-up tests as needed, schedule TBD

Tuesday, February 13: Speaking, grades 2-5; Writing, grade 3

Wednesday, February 14: Speaking, grades 3 and 4; Writing, grade 3

Thursday, February 15: Speaking, grades 1 and 3; Writing, grade 3

 

Week 3

Tuesday, February 20: Writing, grade 4

Wednesday, February 21: Make-up tests as needed, schedule TBD

Thursday, February 22: Writing, grade 5

Friday, February 23: Make-up tests as needed, schedule TBD

 

Week 4 - Make-up tests as needed, schedule TBD