• South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (SCPASS) Science and Social Studies

    SCPASS Spring 2020 Test Administration Window

    Online and Paper/Pencil* Administration: the last twenty (20) days of school as determined by the district's instructional calendar. 

    Testing may not exceed eight (8) days with the exception of students with disabilities as specified in their IEPs or 504 plans (SCDE memo 8/15/16). Paper-based testing is available for students with disabilites who cannot take online assessments due to their disabilites, as specified in their IEPs or 504 plans, ELL plans or as approved by the State Board of Education. 

    About SCPASS - Subjects and Grade Levels Tested

    For the 2019-20 school year, Proviso 1.94 of the General Appropriations Bill suspnds testing of grade 9 science and grade 5 and 7 social studies. The 2019-20 provisos can be found in the General Approprations Bill posted on the South Carolina State House web stie at https://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess123_2019-2020/appropriations2019/gab4000.php

    All students in grades 4 and 6 are required to take the SCPASS science except those who qulify for the South Carolina Alternate Assessment (SC=Alt).

    The above information obtained from the SCDE web site.

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