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Assessment and EL

State and District Benchmark Tests

Alaska Developmental Profile (ADP)

WIDA Screener/Access


Alaska Science Assessment

Students Tested

Kindergarten students and first graders who were not tested in Kindergarten

Screener is given to all incoming students identified as possilby EL based on a parent language survey.

Access is given to all students identified as EL until testing out as proficient.

MAP is given to all students kindergarten through 12th grade.

Star is given to all students grades 3-9.

Given to students in grades 5, 8, and 10.

District Testing Window

August 12- September 15, 2024

Screener is given to new identified students as they enter the district.

Access: February 3-28, 2025

MAP Fall Window: September 9-20, 2024

MAP Winter Window: December 2-13, 2024

MAP/STAR Spring Window: March 24-April 15, 2025

March 24-April 15, 2025

Content Assessed

School readiness

English Proficiency (speaking, reading, listening)

MAP: Reading, language usage, math

Star: English Language Arts and Math


New State Mandated Literacy Screener

NWEA Reading Fluency

Students Tested

All students K-5

District Testing Window

September 9-20, 2024

December 2-13, 2024

April 21-May 8, 2025

Content Assessed

This acts as our state mandated literacy screener per the Alaska Reads Act and assess student reading literacy and screens for dyslexia.

Alternative Assessment

Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM)

Students Tested

Grades 3-12 whose IEP designates DLM as the statewide assessment in place of AK STAR and Alaska Science

District Testing Window

April 1- April 30, 2024

Content Assessed

Math, Science, and Reading

National Testing

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

Students Tested

Site Specific

District Testing Window


Content Assessed

Math and Reading

District ACT Testing

ACT Test

Students Tested

Juniors and Seniors in high school planning on attending college after graduation

District Testing Window


Content Assessed

English, Math, Reading, and Science

Assessment and EL District Office Staff

Jason Harris, Coordinator of Assessment & ELL
Contact Jason Harris
(907) 624-4234

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