University School Testing Calendar 2022-2023
Additional information about specific tests may be found on Dr. Campbell's webpage (Click HERE).
2022-2023 Testing Information At a Glance (Updated throughout the year)
PreACT for 8th - 10th Grade Students
March 7, 2023
April 17 – May 2, 2023 (Grades 3-5)
April 17 – May 5, 2023 (Grades 6-8 and EOC)
More information will be shared in the weekly newsletter as testing dates get closer.
April 27, 2023
SDC Pre-Calculus Challenge Exam
SAILS Statistics Challenge Exam
May 1 – May 12, 2023
May 1, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET) is the deadline for:
AP Seminar and AP Research students to submit performance tasks as final and their presentations to be scored by their AP Seminar or AP Research teachers.
AP Seminar Presentations (Required)
AP Research Presentations (Required)
Free Workshops and Classes to Support ACT Readiness and Postsecondary Success
Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education and University of Tennessee at Martin (UT Martin) announced all Tennessee high school students and teachers have access to free, virtual workshops, office hours, and classes on how to succeed on the ACT, one of the most important college entrance exams offered to high school students across the country.
The ACT is a comprehensive college entrance exam covering a wide range of subjects that assess students' mathematical skills, grammar usage, and reading comprehension.
Beginning this summer, in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Education, UT Martin is providing the ACT Success Tactics Workshops and Mastery Classes for free via Zoom to all Tennessee high school teachers and students, designed for rising 11th and 12th graders, to gain knowledge and skills to prepare for and be successful on the ACT.
“We are excited to partner with UT Martin to focus on ACT readiness and college and career success for all Tennessee high school students,” said Commissioner Penny Schwinn. “These workshops and classes are tremendous free resources that will help better prepare our students for postsecondary success while equipping our teachers with tools for focused classroom instruction on college readiness and career pathways.”
Beginning June 1 and continuing through the fall of 2022, the series of workshops, office hours, and classes are being held via Zoom for free and accessible here to register.
For all Tennessee high school students:
- The ACT Success Tactics Workshop is designed to help students develop new strategies for how to manage exam questions, receive a detailed plan for practice opportunities to improve performance, learn crucial time-saving tips, and familiarize themselves more generally with higher education.
- The virtual office hours are offered in 1-hour increments and provide students with the opportunity to do a deeper dive into areas where additional assistance is needed.
- The ACT Mastery Classes are available upon completion of the Success Tactics Workshop for a deeper dive into a certain section of the exam where additional assistance is needed.
Free ACT Preparation Sessions For High School Juniors and Seniors
Are you ready for the ACT? Want to increase your scores? Interested in scholarships?
The ACT is one of the most important postsecondary exams a student will ever take.
This comprehensive test covers a wide range of subjects that assess their mathematical
skills, grammar usage, and reading comprehension.
In partnership with the Tennessee Department of Education, UT Martin is providing
free, virtual workshops and classes for all Tennessee high schools students and teachers
on how to be successful on the ACT.
For all Tennessee high school students:
The ACT Success Tactics Workshop, Virtual Office Hours and the Mastery Classes are
open and free to all students enrolled in a Tennessee high school.
For all high school Tennessee teachers:
The ACT Workshop is offered during subsequent semesters and open to all Tennessee
high school teachers to learn how to help students be successful on the ACT.
The workshops and classes are sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Education.
Click to HERE to access information for the following sessions:
ACT Success Tactics Workshop (Conducted Via Zoom)
Virtual Office Hours (Conducted Via Zoom)
ACT Mastery Classes Series (Conducted Via Zoom)
ACT Workshops for Teachers (Conducted Via Zoom)
Printable Online Testing Quick Tips for Students (Navigation and Tools)
You can find assessment resources on TNReady.gov, including the following:
· Updated Frequently Asked Questions page
· Assessment overviews for each grade level (individually linked on TNReady webpage)
· Guidance on the calculator prohibited subpart for mathematics
· Testing times chart
· Parent Guide to Being TNReady
Civics Test - Required for Graduation
All students in Tennessee public schools are required to take a Civics exam and earn an 85% in order to graduate. All current seniors are required to take or re-take the Civics exam this school year because of changes in requirements. Please plan to take your civics exam and passing with an 85% by March 4.
Study Materials and the Civics exam can be found in Modules.
Civics Exam- Required for Graduation, Must earn 85%-See Dr. Shaw if you exceed 5 attempts