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NYS Exam Schedule
Tuesday June 27, 2017

March 2017

 

Dear Parents and Guardians:

 

In the weeks ahead students in grades 3-8 will engage in a series of State designed assessments. The exams have a suggested time allotment which varies according to grade and exam. Students are allotted as much time as needed to complete the exams.  In the event a student needs more than the suggested time he/she may continue the exam in his/her current setting or in an alternate location with a different proctor.  

The assessment schedule for Grades 3-5 is as follows:

 

Assessment

Grades

Administration Dates

Make-Up Dates

English Language Arts

3, 4, 5

March 28, 29, 20

April 3, 4, 5

Mathematics

3, 4, 5

May 2, 3, 4

May 8, 9, 10

Science Performance

Grade 4 Only

May 24-June 2

(exam is one day)

May 24-June 2

Science Written

Grade 4 Only

June 5

June 6-7

 

The assessment schedule for 6-8 is as follows:

 

Assessment

Grades

Administration Dates

Make-Up Dates

English Language Arts

6-8

March 28, 29, 30

April 3, 4, 5

Mathematics

Note: Students taking Regents Algebra I are exempt from the grade 8 exam

6-8

May 2, 3, 4

May 8, 9, 10

Algebra I Regents

8

June 13

There is no make-up date

Science Performance

8only

May 24, 25

May 26– June 2

Science Written

8only

June 5

June 6 – June 7

 

You can assist your child/children in being confident and prepared on the days of administration by ensuring they:

 

-       Get a full night sleep.

-       Pick out clothes to wear the night before.

-       Eat breakfast before coming to school.

-       Arrive to school on time.

-       Think positive and be confident.

 

If you have any further questions regarding these assessments please do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher or school principal.