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Testing Dates

 

April 13th, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians:

 

Beginning May 10th, 2021, ALL 3rd -8th graders in South Carolina will be taking tests required by the South Carolina Department of Education. 3rd- 5th grade will take the SC READY, and 4th grade will also take SC PASS Science.  The SC READY is a statewide assessment that includes English Language Arts and Math. The SC PASS is a statewide assessment that includes Science and Social Studies. The testing items are aligned with the state standards and have four performance levels: Exceeds Expectations, Meets Expectations, Approaches Expectations, and Does Not Meet Expectations in determining the student’s level ability to succeed in the next grade level. The schedule for testing is as follows:

SC READY

May 11th- May 12th, 3rd grade ELA

May 13th, 3rd grade Math

May 18th-May 19th, 4th grade ELA

May 20th, 4th grade Math

May 25th- May 26th, 5th grade ELA

May 27th, 5th grade Math

SC PASS

May 21st, 4th grade Science

SC Ready/PASS Make-up Schedule:

May 11th-May 13th afternoon only

May 17th (a.m. & p.m.), May 18th- May 21st afternoon only

May 24th (a.m. & p.m.), May 25th -May 28th afternoon only

June 1st- June 10th (a.m. & p.m.)

Testing will begin each morning at 8:30 am.  Please make sure your child gets a good night’s sleep, encourage them to eat breakfast, and make sure that they get to school on time.  Also, please try to arrange your schedule to avoid any possible appointments on testing dates to ensure that your child gets a chance to take the state-mandated test within the testing window. Your cooperation will assist everyone in having good testing days.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call me at 843-658-3295.

Sincerely,

Jasmine Brown

School Counselor