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Alabama Comprehensive Assessment Program (ACAP)

  • ACAP Summative
    The ACAP Summative will be administered to grades 2-8, once a year, in the spring, starting in spring 2020.
    • The assessment will be administered 100% online, with the exception of the documented need for paper assessments.
    • The content areas to be addressed are math and English/language arts, to include a writing section.
    • In addition, grades 4,6, and 8 will be administered an assessment in science.
    • The Grade 2 assessment will not be used for measuring achievement for accountability purposes but will serve as a baseline for 3rd-grade growth.
    • The writing assessment will be administered to students in grades 4-8 and will comprise a text-dependent analysis in order to develop a comprehensive, holistic essay response. The demand required of a student's reading and writing skills in response to a text-dependent analysis prompt is similar to the demands required for a student to be a college -and -career ready.
    • Test items will be aligned to the Alabama Courses of Study.