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Testing Dates

Current School Year State and National Testing Dates

Parents or guardians with questions about these testing dates or other assessment opportunities should contact their child’s school counseling office. More information about required statewide assessments can be found on the Assessment in Wisconsin webpage.

ACT National Testing Date - July 2020

07/18/2020
The ACT college readiness assessment is a curriculum- and standards-based educational and career planning tool that assesses students' academic readiness for college. Tests administered at various locations nationwide. Registration required. More...

NAEP Assessment - Winter 2021

01/25/2021
NAEP 2021 has been postponed to NAEP 2022 due to COVID-19 NAEP window for Grades 4 and 8 (selected schools only; each school has one date) More information is available on Department of Public Instruction NAEP website or from the National Center...

ACCESS for ELLs and Alternate ACCESS for ELLS Test Window Opens

02/22/2021
ACCESS for ELLs and Alternate ACCESS for ELLS test window opens February 22, 2021.

Statewide Assessment - 2021 ACT with Writing and DLM

03/09/2021
Wisconsin Student Assessment System required assessment for all students in grade 11. The ACT tests include reading, math, English, science, writing. The ACT is an in-person assessment that districts can administer on paper or online. March 9 – ACT...

Statewide Assessment - 2021 Forward Exam and DLM

03/22/2021
The Wisconsin Forward Exam and Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM)  are Wisconsin Student Assessment System required assessments. The 2021 assessment window opens March 22 and runs through May 14. The Forward Exam is designed to gauge how well students are...

Statewide Assessment - 2021 ACT Aspire Grades 9-10

04/05/2021
Wisconsin Student Assessment System required assessment for all students in grade nine and 10.  ACT Aspire Early High School Assessment is a summative assessment that measures what students have learned in the areas of: English, reading, math,...

ACCESS for ELLs and Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Test Window Closes

04/30/2021
ACCESS for ELLs and Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Test Window Closes