State Accountability Assessments in 2021 - 2022

Due to the nature of this school year some exam dates could reflect to be determined (TBD).


Required for


SAT with essay

All juniors and Senior who didn't test in the Fall

Beginning with the class of 2018, juniors will be required to take the SAT in order to earn an Illinois public high school diploma (unless there is an IEP that specifies that the appropriate assessment is the DLM-AA). 

April 13

(makeup testing April 26)

PSAT 8/9



All Freshman and Sophomores

Beginning in 2018-19 school year, the Illinois State Board of Education requires all freshman and sophomores to take the PSAT 8/9 or PSAT 10 (as designated by grade) in order to ensure accountability.

April 13


DLM-Alternate Assessment Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors with IEPs that specify Alternate Assessment

Testing Window:

March 16- May 4

ACCESS for ELLs English Language Learners who have not yet attained proficient scores on a prior year's ACCESS test

February 1

(makeup testing February 4)

Illinois Science Assessment

***Beginning in Spring 2020, all students who are grade 11 at the time of testing must participate in the ISA. This includes students who have participated in any ISA administration of course-based biology previously.

April 14 Tentitive