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TCAP Testing Schedule

2013-14 School Year

Achievement Window (includes MAAS, ELSA and K-2) - April 28, 2014 - May 9, 2014

ACT Explore/PLAN Test Window - September 16 - November. 8, 2013

ACT Weekday Test Date - March 4, 2014 (Make-up Date - March 18, 2014)

Alternate Portfolio Test Window - August 6, 2013 - February 14, 2014

Constructed Response Math Assessment

Phase I - Fall

  • If district opted into formal state administration:
  • Grades 3-8: October 14 - November 1
  • High School: October 28 - November 8
  • If district opted out of formal state administration:
  • No official testing window

Phase II - Winter

  • If district opted into formal state administration: February 17 - 28
  • If district opted out of formal state administration: No official testing window

Phase III

  • No official testing window

ELDA Window - February 10 - March 21, 2014

NAEP - January 27 - March 14 (Tentative)

Official TCAP Writing Assessment -

  • Grades 5, 8 and 11 - February 3-14, 2014
  • Grades 3, 6 and 9 - February 17 - 21, 2014
  • Grades 4, 7 and 10 - February 24 - 29, 2014

Specific Guidelines for EOC Assessments:

  • Fall: December 2 - 20, 2013
  • Spring: April 28 – May 14, 2014
  • Summer: July 7-25, 2014
  • Test no more than 5 consecutive school days
  • Systems do not have to use 5 days

All students use the following test schedule:

    • Day 1 Algebra I, English III
    • Day 2 Algebra II, English I
    • Day 3 English II, US History
    • Day 4 Biology, Chemistry
    • Day 5 Completion of all make-up testing

Alternative schedule – modifications may be made to the schedule above by sending your proposed schedule to tned.assessment@tn.gov. 

Gateway Test window is the same as EOC. Students may take the test once during each window.