Keeping you informed about State and District testing information is our priority. Please refer back to this page for additional testing information.

The following Fact Sheets posted to the FLDOE website provide an overview of the statewide standardized assessment programs to be administered in the 2014-15 school year:

FSA English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics

FSA EOC Assessments – Algebra I, Algebra 2 and Geometry

NGSSS FCAT 2.0 Science Grades 5 and 8, FCAT 2.0 Reading Retake, and SSS FCAT Mathematics Retake

NGSSS EOC Assessments – Algebra I Retake, Biology I, Civics, Geometry, and US History

 

SUBJECT: CHANGES TO THE DISTRICT'S 2014-2015 TESTING CALENDAR

Based on the results of an analysis of the District's testing program, in which state required/endorsed tests were reviewed based on their merits, duplication, and value as an instrument to inform instruction, students in Miami-Dade County Public Schools will take 24 fewer tests this school year.

Working within state and federal requirements and existing resources, the changes to the testing calendar will result in up to 260 minutes of additional instructional time, depending on a student's grade level.

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