Last Updated: 4/1/2020 5:55 PM

UPDATE: Due to concerns related to Covid-19, all West Virginia Summative Assessments for Spring 2020 have been canceled, as directed by the West Virginia State Superintendent, Clayton Burch.  

Canceled Assessments include:

  • The 3-8 West Virginia General Summative Assessment
  • The 3-8 & 11 West Virginia Alternate Assessment
  • The 11th grade SAT School Day


West Virginia General Summative Assessment (WVGSA)
All students grades 3-8 and 11

The Assessment for students grades 3-8 is completed entirely online.  
Students will test over multiple days, one test per day. 
Monongalia County Spring 2020 Testing Dates:
ALL MCS Elementary Schools - April 27 - May 1, 2020
ALL MCS Middle Schools - May 4- May 8, 2020

 (State Window  3/30/20 - 5/22/20)

* The assessment is computer-adaptive, such that how a student answers one question may determine the follow-up question, and features a set of questions from a testing vendor. This question bank will be supplemented by items designed by West Virginia Educators.  

Subjects Assessed Grade Levels Tested Number of Days to Complete
 ELA  3-8  up to 2
 Math  3-8  1 day
 Science  5 & 8  1 day

* each tested segment is estimated to take the students approximately 2 hours to complete

For more information and resources about the WVGSA, visit the WV Assessment Portal 

More information to come...

11th grade Assessment - Beginning in Spring 2018, students in grade 11 will participate in the SAT school day assessment

All students in grade 11 will be assessed on April 14, 2020.*  
One make up day will be held on April 28, 2020

The assessment will take place at the students home high school and will last roughly 4 hours. 

Participating students may have the opportunity to use their results for college entrance determination.

*allowances for alternate days between 4/14 and 4/27 created for students receiving accommodations approved by CollegeBoard

More information to come...


Home School Students Click here to register to participate in testing (Due January 3, 2020)


College Entrance Exams: SAT and ACT

Information on Registering, Dates, Accessing Score Reports, & more: 

Courtney Whitehead
Director of Assessment, Accountability & School Counseling

Interpreting your Student's Assessment Reports

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The West Virginia Department of Education created the following documents to support families in interpreting their student's assessment results.