STATE TESTING BEGINS IN APRIL
State testing will take place for St. Bernard Parish students throughout the months of April and May. For students in 3rd and 4th grade, testing will take place April 29-May 3, 2019. Fifth through eighth grade students will be taking the English Language Arts and Mathematics tests April 4-5 and April 8, 2019. The students will be taking the Science and Social Studies tests April 9-11, 2019. Paper-based testing will be given to students in grades 3 and 4. Computer-based testing will be given to grades 5-8. High school students taking Algebra, Geometry, Biology, English II, English III and U.S. History will take an End of Course exam for each of these courses throughout the month of May.
Students enrolled in state-approved home-study programs and students currently enrolled in private or parochial schools who plan to enter public schools next year for enrollment in grades 4 or 9 must register for this test. These students may participate in testing at their district public school during the scheduled testing sessions. Registration is required for participation. Registration forms may be completed at the St. Bernard Parish School Board Administration Office at 200 E. St. Bernard Highway until March 22, 2019. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Friday. Registration forms may be faxed upon request.
Printable registration forms and links to test information and preparation materials are available on the St. Bernard Parish School Board website at www.sbpsb.org via the Quick Link on the left side of the website.
Students currently enrolled in St. Bernard Parish public schools are not required to register for state testing.
Questions about testing and requests for registration forms can be directed to the District Testing Supervisor at 301-2000.