South Dakota English Language Arts, Math, and Science

On Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22, juniors will take the South Dakota English Language Arts, Math, and Science Assessment mandated by the state of South Dakota.

One of the important features of the assessments is that they can help us determine whether your student is on track for college and career readiness. All six of South Dakota’s public universities accept these scores as evidence of students’ readiness for credit bearing coursework in English and math.

Juniors will report to their assigned testing area at 8:00 am on April 21 and 22. Students will be released from testing at approximately 12:00 pm on April 21 and 1:00 pm on April 22. A snack will be provided during each testing session. Students will resume regularly scheduled classes on Thursday, April 23.

Students need to bring the following to the testing room:

  •  Student ID
  •  Scratch paper
  •  Writing utensil
  •  Headphones (if students do not have their own, a pair will be supplied for them)

If students are absent during testing, they will have to make up the test at a later time.

*No personal communication devices can be on a student’s person during a test session, including the following:

  • Cell Phones
  • Personal Tablets
  • Smart Watch
  • Any other devices that could connect to social media