Middle School Testing

Please note, dates and testing rooms within the zoned school are subject to change.

 

Fall Assessments

WINTER EOC

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Algebra I, Geometry, Biology 1 and Civics: Measures education gains and progress, a graduation requirement. This is a computer-based assessment. *CBT 
    • **No testing Wednesday due to early dismissal.

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • 8th graders that have not taken, sat through all parts of the assessment, or have not passed the test.

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: Nov. 29-Dec. 16
  • Registration: Click Here to Register
  • Registration closes: November 22, 2021, at 11:59 pm.

 

Spring Assessments

PSAT 8/9

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • This is a preliminary SAT, which tests the same skills and knowledge as the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, and PSAT 10 in a way that makes sense for eight graders. It measures what they’re already learning, shows them whether they’re on track for college, and lets them know where they need the most improvement.
  • Please read the following letter carefully: Click Here

Who Takes the Test?

  • Grade 8

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

ACCESS

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • A tool to measure proficiency in the English language.

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • ELLs & ESOL

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: Jan. 24-March 10
  • Students will be contacted individually by the ESOL teachers.
ALGEBRA 1 EOC RETAKE

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Measures education gains and progress, graduation requirement. *CBT

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • 8th graders that have not taken, sat through all parts of the assessment, or have not passed the test.

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: Feb. 21-March 10
FSAA

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Designed for students whose participation in the general State assessment is not appropriate, even with accommodations. Based on FL Access Points.

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • ESE

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: February 28-April 15
FSA ELA (6TH GRADE)

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Writing Component
    • *Paper
    • Measures education gains and progress.

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • Grade 6

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: April 4
  • (Makeups through April 15)
FSA (7/8TH GRADE)

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Writing Component
  • *CBT
  • Measures education gains and progress.

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • Grades 7 and 8

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: April 4-5
  • (Makeups through April 15)
PERT (SPRING)

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Placement test designed to identify necessary competencies for success in entry-level college courses, includes mathematics, reading, and writing. 
    • *CBT
  • CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION

 


Who Takes the Test?

  • Dual Enrollment Candidates

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

FSA ELA/MATH (6TH GRADE)

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Measures education gains and progress. 
    • *Paper

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • Grade 6

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: May 2-5
  • (Makeups through May 13)
FSA ELA/MATH (7/8TH GRADE)

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Measures education gains and progress.
    • *CBT 

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • Grades 7 and 8

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: May 2-11
  • 1 session on Wednesday, May 11th due to Early Release
  • (Makeups through May 28)
FSA ELA WRITING COMPONENT

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Measures education gains and progress.  Makeup Window
    • *Paper

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • Grade 6

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: May 9-13
STATEWIDE SCIENCE ASSESSMENT

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Measures education gains and progress.
    • *Paper

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • Grade 8

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: May 16
  • (Makeups through May 20)
SPRING EOC ADMINSTRATION

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • FSA EOCs (Algebra 1 and Geometry)/ NGSSS EOCs (Civics and Biology 1), measures education gains and progress, middle/high school graduation requirements.
    • *CBT 

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • Grade 7 and 8
    • Only for students that completed the course(s).
    • If a student is an accelerated Math track and taking either Algebra 1 or Geometry, they only sit for all parts of the EOC that pertains to the course they are taking. They do not sit for the grade-level Math FSA.

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • TW: May 17-19
  •  (Makeups through May 27)
    • Wednesday, May 18th and 25th: no testing for NGSSS, 1 session for FSA due to early release.
CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY EXAMS

Description - (Computer Based Test *CBT & Paper Based (*Paper)

  • Certifications

 

Who Takes the Test?

  • For students taking these course(s).
  • -If a student is in an accelerated math track and taking either Algebra 1 or Geometry, they only sit for all parts of the EOC that pertains to the course they are taking. They do not sit for the grade-level math FSA.

 

Testing Window (TW) and Registration (R)

  • As courses are completed.

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Testing Calendar

Middle School District Testing Calendar

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 Dates and Procedures

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Important Steps to Follow:

***Please complete all of the below steps before taking the test(s) or the day of the test as applicable:

  1. VOL students are required to register for the test(s). Registrations close at 11:59 pm on the specified day (see table below and email communications).
  2. Students will be testing on their personal laptops.
  3. The FSA Secure Testing Browser must be downloaded onto the laptop you are using for testing, Browser Instructions
  4. You must bring the “testing ready laptop with the FSA Secure Testing Browser” to your zoned school the day of the test(s). Make sure it is charged and that you have your charger with you.
  5. Be on time the day of the test and report to the Main Office. From there, students will be directed to their testing rooms. They will then return to the Main Office for pick-up.
  6. You must sit through all parts of the tests to meet the requirements.
  7. As per the Volusia County School Board, masks are encouraged, but not mandatory.
  8. Make sure you have made transportation arrangements; this is the parent or guardian’s responsibility.

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 Testing Coordinator Information

 

Name Title Phone Email
Ida Sierra Testing Coordinator (386) 734-7190 Ext. 74603  Click Here to Email