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Assessment is an integral part of the educational process. Accurately measuring student progress is a key component to providing all of our students with the education they need to be successful.  Assessment data is used to improve our methods and to better prepare our students for college and career. 

Why TNReady 

The Tennessee Department of Education has provided resources to help families better understand our state assessment, TNReady. TNReady is the state assessment for English language arts, math, science and social studies. Click on the link below to be taken to the Tennessee Department of Education website to access additional information.

Annual Assessments 

2020-2021: 

COVID-19 Assessment Updates:Assessment FAQ for Parents

This page is to assist parents with information about the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) and other assessments that BTCS students may take according to classes chosen during a school year. For more information or questions, please contact your child's school Testing Coordinator or the District Testing Coordinator.


TN Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) includes all the following tests: TNReady is for Students in grade 3-8: in the subjects of English and Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. In High School the End of Course (EOC) covers: English and Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Other TN Assessments: alternate assessments for students in grades 3-11 with the most significant cognitive disabilities (English and Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies). There is also the Grade 2 optional assessment suite, English Language Learners Assessments, the ACT, and the NAEP." title="TN Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) TNReady is for Students in grade 3-8: in the subjects of English and Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. In High School the End of Course (EOC) covers: English and Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Other TN Assessments: alternate assessments for students in grades 3-11 with the most significant cognitive disabilities (English and Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies). There is also the Grade 2 optional assessment suite, English Language Learners Assessments, the ACT, and the NAEP.

 

Contact:

Dr. Jared Day, Data and Testing Program Assistant

Phone: 423.652.9228

Fax: 423.652.9238

  

Resources for Students and Parents

2020-2021 BTCS Assessment Schedule

2020-2021 State Assessment Calendar

 

Planning for 2020-2021

Fall 2020

EOC Assessments for Fall Block Schedules

WINDOW: Nov. 30 - Dec. 17

Spring 2021

All State Testing for Spring 2021

WINDOW: April 12 - May 6

*FULL DETAILS ON DISTRICT ASSESSMENT SCHEDULE 

AND THE STATE ASSESSMENT CALENDAR ABOVE


Tennessee Department of Education Resources for Students and Families

 

AP Bulletin for Students & Parent - exam fees, student checklist, getting ready for exam day, test security and administration policies.

 

TCAP Parent Portal - this resource is currently available for parents of students that tested in the fall 2019 operational window. Parents only need the student's ID number to access the platform, where they can securely view score reports and additional resources to interpret assessment results. The department encourages feedback via the survey in the portal.  

 

TNReady Score Report Resources for Families

  • Website - The Tennessee Department of Education has a website to provide additional information about TNReady score reports in order to help families better understand their students' individual score reports, as well as next steps for supporting their students' academic progress. The website includes detailed explanations of each section of the individual score report and links to additional resources.
  • Video- Learn what parents need to know about the TNReady score reports

2019-20 Parent Guide 

Parent Guide to TNReady Supports for Students with Disabilities

Blueprints for 2019-20

Testing Times By Grade/Subject

How is TNReady created for Tennessee students?

 

Resources for Teachers

Educator Portal - this resource is available for administrators and teachers. All administrators and teachers who tested students in the fall 2019 EOC administration should have received their credentials for the Educator Portal via email. Through this portal, educators may access reports, rosters, and other tools for simple data analysis. The department of education encourages educators to share feedback by emailing TNED.Assessment@tn.gov.  


RTI Data Assessment Records K-8

 

Important Websites:

Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) (requires log-in)
Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) Assessment
Resources to better understand Value-Added and Formative Instruction

Resources for Testing Coordinators and Principals

Assessment Livebinder
STAR (RenLearn)

 

 
AimswebPlus 

English Langauge Learner (EL) Assessments:

TDOE EL Assessments

Other State-Mandated Assessments

ACT

ACT Academy
ACT Prep


Related Documents

Assessment Schedule 2017-2018

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