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2018-2019 District-Wide Testing Calendar

Date

Assessment

Targeted Student Population

September 4 – November 1

Ohio’s Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) – More information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Kindergarten/Ohios-Kindergarten-Readiness-Assessment

All First Year Kindergarten Students

September 12 – September 14

*On-going as needed

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) –

More Information: https://dibels.org/dibels.html

Grade 3-6 Students Identified for Project MORE

September 4 – November 14

Ohio’s Early Learning Assessment (ELA) – More information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Kindergarten/Early-Learning-Assessment

All Pre School Students

September 17 – October 5

*If using as an SLO must be given within the SLO Pre Assessment Window of October 1-5

Fountas and Pinnell Benchmarking Assessment System (BAS) – More Information: http://www.fountasandpinnell.com/bas/

Grades K-3

*Must be administered within 3 weeks of MAP Fluency

September 24 – October 19

*Anyone grades 4+ using MAP as an SLO must wait to administer within the SLO Pre Assessment Window

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (MAP 2-12, MAP Primary K-2, and MAP Fluency)

ELA, Fluency, Math, & Science

More Information - https://www.nwea.org/

Grades K-12 ELA & Math

Grades K-3 Fluency

*Must be given within 3 weeks of F&P

Grades 3-6 Science

October 1 – October 19

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Pre Assessment Window All Courses

All Students PK-12

October 10

Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) More Information: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10

Grade 10 Students with a GPA of 3.75 or higher

Grade 11 Students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher

October 23 – October 29

Ohio State Tests

Grade 3 English Language Arts

All Grade 3 Students

December 3 – December 21

Ohio State Tests

High School End-Of-Course

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grades 10-12 Retakes – Focused on any student  scoring a 1 or 2 and/or who is deficient for graduation requirements

December 14 – December 18

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) –

More Information: https://dibels.org/dibels.html

Grade 3-6 Students Identified for Project MORE

January 7 – January 17

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Post Assessment Window for First Semester Courses (FJSHS Only)

Students Taking Semester-Long Courses (1st Sem)

January 16 – 18

Junior-Senior High School Semester Exams

Grades 7-12

January 22 – February 8

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (MAP 2-12, MAP Primary K-2, and Map Fluency)

ELA, Fluency, Math, & Science

More Information - https://www.nwea.org/

Grades K-12 ELA & Math

*Grade 3 will not take ELA

Grades K-3 Fluency

*Must be given within 3 weeks of F&P

Grades 3-6 Science

January 22 – February 8

Fountas and Pinnell Benchmarking

Assessment System (BAS) – More Information: http://www.fountasandpinnell.com/bas/

Grades K-3

*Must be administered within 3 weeks of MAP Fluency

February 4 – February 8

Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) – More Information: http://www.hmhco.com/hmh-assessments/ability/cogat-6

Grades 2, 5, and 8

February 4 – March 29

Ohio English Language Proficiency Assessment (OELPA)

Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/Ohio-English-Language-Proficiency-Assessment-OELPA

Any K-12 Student Identified as an English Learner

February 11 – February 22

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Pre Assessment Window for Second Semester Courses (FJSHS Only)

Students Taking Semester-Long Courses (2nd Sem)

February 15 – May 14

Ohio’s Early Learning Assessment (ELA) – More information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Early-Learning/Kindergarten/Early-Learning-Assessment

All Pre School Students

February 18 – April 12

Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/Ohio-English-Language-Proficiency-Assessment-OELPA/Ohios-Alternate-Assessment-for-Students-with-Sign

Grades 3, 4, 6, and 7: ELA and Math

Grades 5 and 8:  ELA, Math, and Science

High School: ELA, Math, Science, & Social Studies

February 20

ACT (Paper Testing) – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/State-Funded-ACT-Test

Grade 11

February 20 – March 6

ACT Accommodated Window– More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/State-Funded-ACT-Test

Grade 11

IEP Students

March 25 – April 12

Ohio State Tests

English Language Arts

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grade 3-8 ELA

Grades 9-12 Students taking English Language Arts I and II

April 1 – April 16

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Post Assessment Window for Paper-Pencil Assessments

All Students PK-12

April 2

ACT (Paper Testing) Make-Up Date – More Information: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Testing/State-Funded-ACT-Test

Grade 11

Students who missed March 20 administration

April 8 – April 26

Student Learning Objectives (SLO)

Post Assessment Window for Computer Based Assessments & All Second Semester Courses (FJSHS Only)

PK-12 Students

April 8 – April 26

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) Measures of Academic Progress (MAP 2-12, MAP Primary K-2, and Map Fluency)

ELA, Fluency, Math, & Science

More Information - https://www.nwea.org/

Grades K-12 ELA & Math

Grades K-3 Fluency

*Must be given within 3 weeks of F&P

Grades 3-6 Science

April 1 – May 17

*If using as an SLO must be given within the SLO Post Assessment Window

Fountas and Pinnell Benchmarking Assessment System (BAS) – More Information: http://www.fountasandpinnell.com/bas/

Grades K-3

*Must be administered within 3 weeks prior to MAP Fluency

April 23 – May 10

Ohio State Tests

Mathematics, Science, & Social Studies

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grades 3-8 Math

Grade 5 & 8 Science

Grades 9-12 Algebra I, Geometry, Biology or Physical Science (class of 2018 only), American History and American Government. 

May 13 – May 24

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) –

More Information: https://dibels.org/dibels.html

Grade 3-6 Students Identified for Project MORE

May 29 – 31

Second Semester/Final Exams

Grades 7-12

July 8 - July 12

OST Grade 3 English Language Arts (Optional Summer Window)

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

All Grade 3 Students at Risk of Retention in Grade 3

July 15 - July 26

OST High School End-Of-Course (Optional Summer Window)

More Information: http://oh.portal.airast.org/ocba/

Grades 9-12 Students taking English Language Arts I and II, Algebra I, Geometry, Biology or Physical Science (class of 2018 only), American History and American Government. 

Students with Food Allergies

Students with food allergies that require special dietary needs - substitutions or modifications in school meals will be made for students whose disability restricts their diet in accordance with USDA regulation 7 CFR Part 15b. Please have the evaluation form completed and signed by Physician and Parent. Click here for the required Evaluation Form. No substitutions or modifications will be made until a completed evaluation form is received. This form must be updated each school year.

Respectfully,
Holly Reinbolt
Director of Food Service

School Lunch Charging Policy

Dear FCS Parents/Guardians,
In order to be compliant with federal regulations from the National School Lunch Program, Fostoria City Schools’ charge policy for student accounts will allow students to charge a maximum amount of two lunches ($5.00). No charges are permitted on ala carte items. Repayment for any charged meals is expected the next school day. Students who have reached their charge limit will be offered an alternate meal that consists of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and a milk or juice. Students over the charge limit will not be allowed to purchase ala carte items. Students that do not have funds to pay for their meal and are not able to charge should notify the first food service staff member in line and they will then receive the alternate meal. The purpose of this policy is to ensure consistency and fair practices with Food Service student accounts throughout the district and meeting the federal guidelines mentioned above.

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Audited Financial Report

The Audited Financial Report is available for public viewing on the Auditor of State website: https://ohioauditor.gov/
auditsearch/results.aspx - Audit Search - Search Keyword: Fostoria City Schools District or by visting the Treasurer's Office at 1001 Park Avenue, Fostoria, OH 44830 (Please call in advance @ 419-436-4162).