• 2020-21 Testing Calendar

    Horry County Schools administers a variety of assessments to its students at various grade levels in order to gather and collect data about student academic achievement to inform instruction, increase student learning, and help parents and the public assess the effectiveness of their schools.

  • Assessment

    Grade

    Begin

    End

    ELEMENTARY

    MAP Norm Reference Achievement
    Test – Reading & Math

    K-9

    9/08/2020

    9/21/2020

    DIBELS, Gr. K,1,2

    K,1,2

    9/08/2020

    10/02/2020

    KRA, Gr. K

    K

    9/08/2020

    11/06/2020

    PALS, Gr. CD

    CD

    9/08/2020

    11/06/2020

    CogAT, Gr. 2, 5 & Referrals in Gr. 3-4

    2, 5 and 3,4

    10/12/2020

    11/13/2020

    MAP Norm Reference Achievement
    Test – Reading & Math

    K-9

    11/30/2020

    12/18/2020

    DIBELS, Gr. K,1,2

    K,1,2

    11/30/2020

    12/18/2020

    PALS (CD)

    CD

    1/05/2021

    1/27/2021

    ACCESS for ELLs

    K-12

    1/25/2021

    3/19/2021

    South Carolina Alternate Assessments (SC-ALT)

    3-12

    3/08/2021

    5/14/2021

    SC Performance Task Assessment, Gr. 2-5 (referral)

    2-5

    2/16/2021

    3/12/2021

    MAP Norm Reference Achievement
    Test – Reading & Math

    K-9

    3/15/2021

    4/01/2021

    PALS (CD)

    CD

    5/03/2021

    5/28/2021

    SCReady, Gr. 3-8

    3-8

    5/19/2021

    6/16/2021

    SCPass - Science, Gr. 4, 6

    4, 6

    5/19/2021

    6/16/2021

    DIBELS, Gr. K,1,2

    K,1,2

    5/24/2021

    6/4/2021

    MIDDLE & INTERMEDIATE

    MAP Norm Reference Achievement
    Test – Reading & Math

    K-9

    9/08/2020

    9/21/2020

    PSAT, Gr. 8, 10 & referrals

    8

    10/14/2020  OR

    10/29/2020

    10/14/2020

    OR

    10/29/2020

    CogAT, Referrals in Gr. 6-11

    6-11

    11/02/2020

    11/13/2020

    MAP Norm Reference Achievement
    Test – Reading & Math

    K-9

    11/30/2020

    12/18/2020

    ACCESS for ELLs

    K-12

    1/25/2021

    3/19/2021

    South Carolina Alternate Assessments (SC-ALT)

    3-12

    3/08/2021

    5/14/2021

    MAP Norm Reference Achievement
    Test – Reading & Math

    K-9

    3/15/2021

    4/1/2021

    SCReady, Gr. 3-8

    3-8

    5/19/2021

    6/16/2021

    SCPass - Science, Gr. 4, 6

    4, 6

    5/19/2021

    6/16/2021

    EOCEP

    Algebra 1

    5/19/2021

    6/16/2021

    HIGH

    MAP Norm Reference Achievement
    Test – Reading & Math

    K-9

    9/08/2020

    9/21/2020

    PSAT, Gr. 8, 10 & referrals

    10

    10/14/2020 OR             10/29/2020

    10/14/2020 OR             10/28/2020

    CogAT, Referrals in Gr. 6-11

    6-11

    11/02/2020

    11/13/2020

    WIN Career Readiness for 12th graders

    12

    10/19/2020

    11/13/2020

    MAP Norm Reference Achievement
    Test – Reading & Math

    K-9

    11/30/2020

    12/18/2020

    EOCEP

    By Course

    12/21/2020

    1/28/2021

    ACCESS for ELLs

    K-12

    1/25/2021

    3/19/2021

    South Carolina Alternate Assessments (SC-ALT)

    3-12

    3/08/2021

    5/14/2021

    ACT State and District Testing, Gr. 11 & 12

    11-12

    2/23/2021

    2/23/2021

    SAT State and District Testing, Gr. 11 & 12

    11-12

    3/24/2021

    3/24/2021

    WIN Career Readiness

    11

    3/1/2020

    3/26/2020

    Advanced Placement Exams, Gr. 9-12

    By Course

    5/4/2021

    5/14/2021

    EOCEP

    By Course

    5/19/2021

    6/16/2021

  • For additional information please visit the SC Department of Education website at ed.sc.gov.