For Parents

                                                              MARYLAND STATE ASSESSMENTS
It’s that time of year again.  The 2018 State Assessments will take place in April and May for all 7th and 8th grade
students at Stephen Decatur Middle School.  The results from these assessments are used for scheduling purposes
as well as school wide, classroom and individualized instructional decisions to support student growth.



8th Grade MISA (Maryland Integrated Science Assessment)

March 13 - 14

7th Grade English Language Arts  

April 10 – 12

7th Grade Math  

April 17 – 19

8th Grade English Language Arts 

April 24 – 26

8th Grade Math 

May 1– 3

Algebra 1 

May 15 – 17

Please try to avoid planning appointments or other absences on these dates.  Students will be getting more
information about schedules and testing times in the near future. If you have any questions, please feel free
to call school and contact our Curriculum and Testing Coordinator, Susan Porter.

The following site provides more details about the PARCC assessment for students and parents:

  Family Life and Human Development

    Boxtops for Education