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Testing Matrix

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  • The assessment and accountability testing matrix indicates which tests are taken at which grade level(s) and whether the test is required by the state of Georgia (X), required by the DeKalb County School District (D), expected but not required by the DeKalb County School District (d), or optional (O).

    Georgia Alternate Assessment (per Individualized Education Plan (IEP))

    Assessment and Accountability Testing Matrix

    Test K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
    ACCESS for ELLs & Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
    · Reading X X X X X X X X X X X X X
    · Writing X X X X X X X X X X X X X
    · Speaking X X X X X X X X X X X X X
    · Listening X X X X X X X X X X X X X
    Advanced Placement (AP) O O O O
    American College Testing (ACT) O O
    Cognitive Abilities Tests D D D D O
    DCSD Benchmark Assessments D D D D D D D D D D D D D
    Georgia Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (GKIDS) X
    Georgia Milestones: End of Grade (EOG)
    · Science X X X
    · Social Studies X X X
    · English Language Arts/Reading X X X X X X
    · Mathematics X X X X X X
    Georgia Milestones: End of Course (EOC)
    · Ninth Grade Literature and Composition X
    · American Literature and Composition X
    · Analytic Geometry X
    · Coordinate Algebra X X
    · Biology X
    · Physical Science X
    · United States History X
    · Economics/Business/Free Enterprise X
    National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) X X X
    Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) d d O
    Remedial Education Program (REP)
    · Reading/English Language Arts X X
    Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) O O

    X, require by state of Georgia

    D, required by DeKalb County School District

    d, expected by not required by the DeKalb County School District

    O, optional