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Humphreys County Schools
2014-2015 District Calendar and Testing Schedule

*Subject to change by the Humphreys County School Board (approved December 12, 2013)

 
August 14 Possible In-service days are July 28,29,   January 15  
M T W T F JULY 30,31  Aug. 1, March 16 M T W T F  
28 29 30 31 1 July 30   Systemwide In-service at WCHS 9am         1 2  
4 5 6 7 8 Aug. 4    1st day of School   5 6 7 8 9 Jan. 5   2nd Semester Begins - Full day
11 12 13 14 15 Note: Teachers must have 5 in-service days 12 13 14 15 16  
18 19 20 21 22   19 20 21 22 23 Jan. 19   Martin Luther King Jr. Day
25 26 27 28 29   26 27 28 29 30  
   
September 14     February 15  
M T W T F   M T W T F  
1 2 3 4 5 Sept. 1     Labor Day Holiday   2 3 4 5 6  
8 9 10 11 12   9 10 11 12 13  
15 16 17 18 19   16 17 18 19 20 Feb. 16     Presidents' Day
22 23 24 25 26   23 24 25 26 27  
29 30                    
   
October 14     March 15  
M T W T F   M T W T F  
    1 2 3 Oct. 3        1st Quarter Ends = 44 days   2 3 4 5 6 Mar. 3         ACT Test (11th Grade)
6 7 8 9 10 Oct. 6-10   FALL BREAK 9 10 11 12 13 Mar. 11       3rd Quarter Ends = 46 days
13 14 15 16 17 Oct. 17       Report Cards Go Home 16 17 18 19 20 March 16   No School for Students
20 21 22 23 24   23 24 25 26 27 March 19     Report Cards Go Home
27 28 29 30 31   30 31        
   
November 14     April 15  
M T W T F   M T W T F  
3 4 5 6 7       1 2 3 April 3-10        Spring Break
10 11 12 13 14   6 7 8 9 10 Spring Break is Inclusive of Good Friday
17 18 19 20 21   13 14 15 16 17  
24 25 26 27 28 Nov. 24-28   THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS 20 21 22 23 24  
            27 28 29 30    
           
December 14     May 15  
M T W T F   M T W T F  
1 2 3 4 5 Dec. 19    2nd Quarter Ends = 45 days         1  
8 9 10 11 12 Dec. 19   1st Semester Ends = 89 days   4 5 6 7 8 May 22  2nd Semester Ends = 91 Days
15 16 17 18 19 Dec. 19  1st Sem. Ends  10 am dismissal   11 12 13 14 15 May 22  4th Quarter Ends = 45 days
22 23 24 25 26 Dec.22-Jan 2  CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS 18 19 20 21 22 May 22  Last Day-school dismissed at 10
29 30 31       25 26 27 28 29 May 25   Memorial Day Holiday
                         
   
   
Homecoming abbreviated day will be scheduled on the date that a
school's high school has football homecoming.
Note: The testing window (set by TDOE) for 2014-2015 is undetermined.
   
The date  McEwen High School celebrates its homecoming WES, WJHS,
WCHS, and Lakeview School will have a full day.
The proposed calendar could be dramaticaly impacted when the
2014-2015 testing window is released.
   
The date Waverly Central High School celebrates its homecoming MHS,
MJHS, and MES will have a full day.

The other two abbreviated days will be Dec. 19 (last day before
Christmas Holidays) and May 22 (last day of school).

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

TESTING SCHEDULE
HUMPHREYS COUNTY SCHOOLS
2014-2015

It is the intent of the Humphreys County Schools to deliver test results to parents as soon as they are received by the Board of Education.

K-2

K-2 Assessment- Optional test providing a benchmark of student foundational skills-May 4-8.
K-1- S.T.A.R. Early Literacy  tests-given at least three times a year (brief screening assessment of academic skills)-Fall window-Aug.-11-29-Winter window-Dec.1-19-Spring window-Mar. 23-Ap 3.
Grade 2-STAR Reading and Math- (Brief screening assessment of academic skills)- Fall window-Aug. 11-29-winter window-Dec.1-19-Spring window-Mar. 23-Ap.3.

Grades 3-8

TCAP-(Required)-Given to measure student growth throughout the year. This test is 20% of second semester grade.-April-27-May 1.
Social Studies Field Test-(required)-Used to design strong and rigorous assessment-testing window April-13-17. Test online- Will not count toward student grade.
Star Reading and Math-given at least three times yearly (brief screening assessment of academic skills)- Fall window-Aug. 11-29, Winter window-Dec.1-19, Spring window Mar.23-Ap 3.
TCAP Writing – (required)-Measures how much a student has grown in their writing and critical thinking skills over the course of a year-Testing window –month of February-(test online)

Grades 9-12

End of Course-Examinations given in English I, English II, English III, Algebra I, Algebra II, Biology I  and Chemistry.-given to help measure how much a student grows over the course of a year.-25% of second semester grade. May 4-8.

EOC  History Field Test-(required)- used to design strong and rigorous assessment-test online- will not count toward student grade.

Writing- Grades 9-11 (required)-Measures how much a student has grown in writing and critical thinking skills over the year-Testing window-Month of February.

English Learner Assessment

Access- for English Learners- To evaluate English proficiency. –Testing window to be determined.

Special Education

National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC)-required-Administered to students with the most severe cognitive disabilities- to replace Alternative Assessment/Portfolio.

Additional Assessments for Specific Grades

ACT/ Explore-(required) Grade 8.-to gauge college readiness –window-Sept 15-Nov.7.
ACT/Plan-(required)-Grade 10 –gauge college readiness-window Sept. 15- Nov.7.
ACT-(required)-Grade 11-Statewide Assessment March 3.- Measures college readiness and Hope Scholarship eligibility.
PSAT- Grade 11 Preliminary to SAT.- Oct.15.
NAEP-(National Assessment for Educational Progress)-required-small sample of 4
th and 8th graders. Used to measure Tennessee’s academic achievement against other states taking the test. No student level results provided.



 

 

 

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