2019-2020 HC testing calendar at a glance




2019-2020 Highly Capable Testing Calendar

Summer Testing: August 21 and 26 (testing students new to PSD attendance area)

  August 21:  Testing grades 3-6, 9:00-11:45; grades 7-9, 9:00-1:00
  August 26:  Testing grades 3-6, 9:00-11:45
  August 27:  Selection Committee Meeting
  September 16:  Testing grades 3-6, 9:00-11:45; Testing grades 1-2, 12:30-2:30  (new to district)
  September 17:  Appeal Deadline
  September 19:  Selection/Appeal Committee Meeting

Young Scholars (Testing Current Kindergarteners)

  October 14:  Deadline for Kindergarten applications
  October 21 November 8:  Kindergarten Testing window
  November 14:  Selection Committee Meeting
  December 16:  Appeal Deadline
  December 18:  Appeal Committee Meeting

PAGE (Testing current 6th and 7th graders)

  November 25:  Deadline for PAGE applications
  December 4 – 13:  PAGE Testing window
  December 18:  Selection Committee Meeting
  January 21:  Appeal Deadline
  January 23:  Appeal Committee Meeting

QUEST (Testing current 3rd - 5th graders)

  December 19:  Deadline for QUEST applications
  January 8 – 21:  QUEST Testing window

QUEST (Testing current 2nd graders)

    January 27 - February 7:  CogAT Screener administered in schools to all 2nd graders
    February 10 – 13:  Make-up tests
    February 13:  Deadline for post-screener consent (students in top 12%)
    February 18 – 26:  Post-screener testing window
    March 3:  Selection Committee Meeting
    March 23:  Appeal Deadline and Consent forms due
    March 31:  Appeal Committee Meeting
    May 28:  2nd grade appeals retest

Spring Young Scholars (Testing grades K-1)

  April 17:  Application deadline
  April 27 – May 6:  Young Scholars Testing window
  May 12:  Selection Committee Meeting
  June 1:  Appeal Deadline
  June 4:  Appeal Committee Meeting