• Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Testing Calendar - 2022-23 School Year Click here for link

    Details regarding Knox County and state-mandated assessments for the current school year are available under "State and District Required Assessments".

    Fall TCAP EOC Testing Window - 11/28-12/15/2022 (On-line)

    Spring TCAP ACH 3-5 Testing Window - 4/17-5/2/2023 (Paper)

    Spring TCAP ACH 6-8 Testing Window - 4/17-5/5/2023 (On-line) 

    Spring TCAP EOC Testing Window - 4/17-5/5/2023 (On-line)

    • 2022-2023 Assessment Calendars 


      Looking ahead (Preliminary Dates): 

      • Test schedules are dependent on the testing windows issued by the Tennessee Department of Education and will not be updated until July 31. All dates listed below are provided for planning purposes, but cannot be confirmed until after the information is released by TDOE.
      • Below are the unconfirmed testing dates for the school year 2023-2024.
        • Fall TCAP EOC Testing Window - 11/27-12/15/2023 (On-line)
        • Spring TCAP ACH 3-5 Testing Window - 4/15-4/30/2024 (Paper)
        • Spring TCAP ACH 6-8 Testing Window - 4/15-5/3/2024 (On-line) 
        • Spring TCAP EOC Testing Window - 4/15-4/30/2024 (On-line)


    A listing of Knox County and State mandated assessments for the current school year is located at this link.  


    TCAP Information

ACT Information / Links for SY2223

  • ACT   ACT Main Website

    ACT TN TestingACT TN Website Link


    ACT Toolkit

    The ACT Toolkit provides practical information for students, parents, and educators regarding registering and preparing for the ACT. The toolkit can be found here.  


    ♦ ACT Test Administration Opportunities for Juniors and Seniors for SY2223

    Seniors -
    • Senior Retake Day: In-school October 4, 2022 (with make-up dates of October 18 and November 1, 2022) 
      • This is the fall 2022 senior retake date.
    • TN Statewide ACT Assessment: In-school on March 7, 2023 (with make-up dates of March 21 and April 4, 2023). 
      • Seniors who missed all prior opportunities to test at school may also take the ACT for the first time in the spring with juniors on the in-school, state testing date.

    Juniors -

    • TN Statewide ACT Assessment: In-school on March 7, 2023. This test administration will be open to all juniors (and seniors who have never taken the ACT). 
    ACT Fee Waiver Program - Students (Juniors or Seniors), regardless of previous ACT participation, who meet ACT’s guidelines for “economically disadvantaged” may request up to two fee waivers from ACT to take the test on a national test date free of charge. Students should check with the school counselors for details. 

Good Information to Know (Resources)

  • The following documents are available for review from TDOE and provide valuable information about Student Assessment in Tennessee. 

    • TDOE - Student Assessment in TN link
    • Parent Portal TCAP Score Reports link.
    • TDOE TNReady webpage is available at this link
      • TNReady English Language Arts is detailed at this link
      • TNReady Mathematics is detailed at this link.
      • TNReady Science is detailed at this link.
      • TNReady Social Studies is detailed at this link
    • Assessment Blueprints show a summary of what is assessed in each grade.
    • Why Test? is a one page handout that explains the high level role of assessments (download here)
    • Assessment Calendar from TDOE

TCAP Parent Resources

Assessment Contacts

Department of Research, Evaluation and Assessment (REA)

  • The Department of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment (REA) is a multi-faceted team that serves the district. REA is comprised of the Supervisor of Research and Evaluation, the Supervisor of Assessment, a senior data analyst, several data analysts, and an assessment specialist. The department is responsible for state accountability measures, administration of all district-wide assessments, program evaluation, researching curricular data, communicating data to appropriate stakeholders across the district, and providing its analytical expertise to assist school leaders in making student-centered, data-driven decisions. In addition to these responsibilities, the REA team also serves as the gateway for external organizations requesting access to data from the Knox County Schools to include in third-party research.

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