Welcome to Assessment Services. Please review the testing windows below and contact your school for exact testing dates. If your child will be absent or has missed a test, please contact the testing coordinator for possible retake opportunities.

Supervisor of Assessment Services 

Kari O'Connor

Assessment Dates Additional Info
B.E.S.T. WRITING April 1-12, 2024 Grades 4–10 Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking (B.E.S.T.) Writing
FAST ELA Reading and Mathematics First Administration (PM1): August 14–September 29, 2023 Second Administration (PM2): December 4, 2023–January 26, 2024 Third Administration (PM3): April 22–May 31, 2024 Grades K–2 FAST Reading & Mathematics
FAST ELA Reading and Mathematics First Administration (PM1): September 5–September 29, 2023 Second Administration (PM2): January 9–January 26, 2024 Third Administration (PM3): May 1–May 31, 2024 May 1–May 10, 2024*** Grades 3–10 FAST ELA Reading Grades 3–8 FAST Mathematics ***3rd grade FAST ELA Reading Testing Window***
STATEWIDE SCIENCE ASSESSMENT May 1-31, 2024 Grades 5 & 8 Science
EOC & FAST ELA Reading Retake Assessments September 11–October 6, 2023 November 27–December 15, 2023 May 1–31, 2024 July 15–26, 2024 B.E.S.T. Algebra 1 Geometry End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments Biology 1 Civics U.S. History EOCs FAST Grade 10 ELA Reading Retake
FSA Retake Assessments September 11–29, 2023 February 19–March 8, 2024 FSA Grade 10 ELA Writing Retake FSA Grade 10 ELA Reading Retake FSA Algebra 1 EOC Retake
OTHER STATEWIDE/NATIONAL ASSESSMENTS January 2024-March 2024 WIDA (ACCESS for ELLs)
OTHER STATEWIDE/NATIONAL ASSESSMENTS November 6–December 15, 2023 April 1–May 31, 2024 FCLE (Florida Civic Literacy Exam)- US Govt. students ONLY
OTHER STATEWIDE/NATIONAL ASSESSMENTS October 11, 2023 October 26, 2023 SAT & ACT Seniors ONLY
OTHER STATEWIDE/NATIONAL ASSESSMENTS March-April 2024 (TBD) SAT/ACT- Juniors ONLY
OTHER STATEWIDE/NATIONAL ASSESSMENTS March- April 2024 CLT (Classic Learning Test)
OTHER STATEWIDE/NATIONAL ASSESSMENTS May 2024 AP Exams (Advanced Placement)

School Testing Coordinators 

San Jose Primary 

Bethany Johnson 

San Jose Preparatory 

Robert Rogers

Early College at Cecil 

Kari O'Connor

Prepare for the FAST

General information and resources about the Florida Assessment of Student Thinking (FAST).

B.E.S.T. Writing

Writing will first be administered in spring 2023 as a standalone field test administered to a representative sample of Florida students.