HVA ACAP Testing Plan
Huntsville Junior High School
2020-2021 HVA ACAP Testing Plan
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Dear Huntsville Junior High School HVA Families,
We are preparing for our Spring ACAP state assessment! We want to make sure all our HVA families have plenty of time to plan for your students to come to school on their assigned testing days. We have included the HVA testing schedule for 7th and 8th grade. We have also included information about drop off/pick up, lunch, and safety/social distancing procedures.
What is the HVA testing schedule for the ACAP at Huntsville Junior High School?
|Tuesday 4/6 8th Grade HVA Science 1 & 2 8:00 - 1:00||Wednesday 4/7 8th Grade HVA Reading 1 & 2 8:00 - 1:00||Thursday 4/8 8th Grade HVA Reading 3 & Math 1 8:00 - 11:30 Make Up Testing 12:30 - 3:00||Friday 4/9 8th Grade HVA Math 2 & 3 Reading 4 Make Up Testing 12:30 - 3:00|
|Monday 4/12 8th Grade HVA Make Up Testing 8:00 - 3:00||Tuesday 4/13 7th Grade HVA Reading 1 & 2 8:00 - 1:00||Wednesday 4/14 7th Grade HVA Reading 3 & Math 1 8:00 - 11:30||Thursday 4/15 7th Grade HVA Math 2 & 3 Reading 4 Make Up Testing 12:30 - 3:00||Friday 4/16 7th Grade HVA Make Up Testing 8:00 - 3:00|
What does our family need to do prior to testing?
- Complete the Google Form to share transportation and lunch plans.
- If you cannot complete the form online, please call (256) 428–7700 to share your plans with Mrs. Fuller
What are the procedures for drop off and pick up?
- Car riders and bus riders will be dropped off at the front of the school. HVA students will wait in the cafeteria. Only HVA students will be in the cafeteria. They will be escorted to their testing rooms after all traditional students are in homeroom.
- Car riders will be escorted to the front of the building when testing is complete and all materials have been turned in. Bus riders will remain in their testing rooms and then moved to the cafeteria after lunch. They can work on assignments until the end of the day.
What does the testing day look like?
- Students will enter the building and wait in the cafeteria. They will be escorted to their testing room. Students will eat breakfast and use the restrooms. Students will complete the first testing session of the day. If there is a second testing session students will be provided a 1-hour break for lunch and restrooms. Students will remain in their testing room. Students will complete the second testing session. Car riders will be escorted to the front of the building. Bus riders will remain in their testing rooms, and then moved to the cafeteria. They can work on assignments until the end of the day. See the schedule above for testing session details. Changes may need to be made if your child misses a prior testing session. Test Sessions must be taken in numerical order (Math 1 before Math 2)
Where will my student go while they are testing?
- Students will test in rooms 226, 228, 229, and library. Classrooms are thoroughly cleaned each day.
Where will my student go when they are finished with testing?
- Students will remain in an assigned testing room until the test session is completed.
How long does my student stay at the school each day?
- Car riders can be picked up at the end of the testing session. Follow the schedule above to see know estimate completion time. Bus riders will remain at the school until the end of the day.
Will my child be provided lunch? Can I send a lunch with my child?
- Yes. On days with 2 testing sessions, students will be provided with a lunch, and a 1-hour break between the sessions. On days with 1 testing session, car riders can take a lunch home and bus riders will eat at school.
Will my child be allowed to have their cell phone during testing?
- Electronic devices are not allowed in the testing session. They will be collected before testing begins and returned after all testing materials have been collected.
What safety/social distancing protocols are in place at the school?
- All testing classrooms will be cleaned each day.
- The HVA students will have access to bathrooms and a stairwell that will only be used, by them, while they are in the building for testing.
Who do I contact if I have questions about the ACAP?
- Please view the Preparing for the ACAP Presentation
- If you have additional questions that were not answered in the presentation, please email them to Mrs. Strain and Dr. Coffey
Does my child have to come to school to take the test at school?
- YES. State testing is a requirement for all students, both HVA and traditional. We realize you have made great efforts to social distance your students during this pandemic and bringing them to school for testing can be pause for concern. We assure you we are taking every measure to keep your students safe while they are in the building with us during the testing window.