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Palm Beach Performance Assessments (PBPA)

Test Dates

 

FY18 Elementary
Palm Beach Performance Assessment (PBPA) Administration
Assessment Date Grades, Types, and Prompt Number to
Enter into EDW for Teachers
Time Periods for Assessment Use These
Dates for EDW
for Teachers
Data Entry
Deadlines to
Enter Scores into
EDW for Teachers
October 9 15 4 - Opinion (Prompt #41)
5 - Opinion (Prompt #51)
Grades 4 and 5: 120 Minutes One Day October 2 October 16
by 6:00pm
November 13 - 17 3 - Opinion (Prompt #31)-(OPTIONAL)
4 - Opinion (Prompt #42)
5 - Opinion (Prompt #52)
Grade 3: 120 Minutes – Across One or Two Days
Grades 4 and 5: 120 Minutes One Day
November 13 December 8
by 6:00pm
December 18 - 21 2 - Informative (Prompt #21) – (OPTIONAL) Grade 2: 120 Minutes – Across One or Two Days  December 18 January 15
by 6:00pm
January 22 - 26 3 - Informative (Prompt #32) - (OPTIONAL)
4 - Informative (Prompt #43)
5 - Informative (Prompt #53)
Grade 3: 120 Minutes – Across One or Two Days
Grades 4 and 5: 120 Minutes One Day
January 22 February 9
by 6:00pm
February 8 - 15 2 - Opinion (Prompt #22)-(OPTIONAL) Grade 2: 120 Minutes – Across One or Two Days February 8 February 22
by 6:00pm
February 12 - 15 4 - Informative (Prompt #44)
5 - Informative (Prompt #54)
Grades 4 and 5: 120 Minutes One Day February 12 February 26
by 6:00pm
March 12 - 16 1 - Opinion (Prompt #11)
2 - Informative (Prompt #23)
3 - Informative (Prompt #33)
Grades 1 and 2: 120 Minutes – Across One or Two
Days
Grade 3: 120 Minutes – Across One or Two Days
March 12 March 29
by 6:00pm
April 23 - 27 1 - Informative (Prompt #12)
Grade 1: 120 Minutes – Across One or Two Days April 23 May 7
by 6:00pm
April 30 - May 4 2 - Opinion (Prompt #24) Grade 2: 120 Minutes – Across One or Two Days April 30 May 14
by 6:00pm
May 14-18 3 – Opinion (Prompt 34) Grade 3: 120 Minutes One Day May 14 May 25
by 6:00p

 

FY18 Palm Beach Performance Assessment Testing Windows
 WINDOWS ASSESSMENT
NUMBER
 
ASSESSMENT
MODE
 
TIME PERIOD
FOR
ASSESSMENT
 
USE THIS DATE FOR EDW DATA ENTRY  DEADLINES TO ENTER SCORES INTO EDW FOR TEACHERS
TESTING
PLATFORM
 
1: September 5 – October 6 6 – Prompt #61
7 – Prompt #71
8 – Prompt #81
9 – Prompt #91
10 – Prompt #101
11 – Prompt #101

12 – Prompt #101
Informative Prompt #1 2 Class Periods
(1 Class Period for Block-Scheduled Classes)
September 5 October 11
by 6:00 p.m.
Grades 6 & 7:
Paper-based
Grades 8-11: Available in both computer and paper-based
2: October 9 – November 6 6 – Prompt #62
7 – Prompt #72
8 – Prompt #82
9 – Prompt #92
10 – Prompt #102
11 – Prompt #102
12 – Prompt #102
Argumentative Prompt #1 2 Class Periods
(1 Class Period for Block-Scheduled Classes)
October 2 November 8
by 6:00 p.m.
Grades 6 & 7:
Paper-based
Grades 8-11:
Available in both computer and paper-based
3: November 13 – December 15 6 – Prompt #63
7 – Prompt #73
8 – Prompt #83
9 – Prompt #93
10 – Prompt #103
11 – Prompt #103
12 – Prompt #103
Argumentative Prompt #2 2 Class Periods
(1 Class Period for Block-Scheduled Classes)
November 13 December 21
by 6:00 p.m.
Grades 6 & 7:
Paper-based
Grades 8-11: Available in both computer and paper-based
4: January 10 – February 2 6 – Prompt #64
7 – Prompt #74
8 – Prompt #84
9 – Prompt #94
10 – Prompt #104
11 – Prompt #104

12 – Prompt #104
Informative Prompt #2 Up to 120 minutes
(in one sitting)
January 10 February 2
by 6:00 p.m.
Grades 6 & 7:
Paper-based
Grades 8-11: Computer-based