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PSAE Tuesday/Wednesday, April 23-24, 2013

March 7, 2013 by  
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March 8, 2013

Dear Student/Parent/Guardian:

This letter is to inform you that Rock Island High School will be participating in the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) on Tuesday, April 23, and Wednesday, April 24, 2013.  The PSAE is the state achievement test for grade 11 public high school students.  Current state legislation requires that students take the PSAE to receive a regular high school diploma.  On Day 1 of testing, students will take the American College Test (ACT) as part of the PSAE.

All 9th, 10th, and 12th grade students will NOT have school on Tuesday, April 23.  All 9th, 10th, and 12th grade students will report to school on Wednesday, April 24 following the schedule listed below.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 – JUNIORS ONLY IN ATTENDANCE

8:00-8:15              Students arrive to testing rooms.

8:15-9:05              ACT English

9:05-10:10           ACT Mathematics

10:10-10:25         Required break

10:25-11:05         ACT Reading

11:05-11:45         ACT Science

11:50                     Dismissal of students for remainder of day


Wednesday, April 24, 2013 (for juniors)


8:00-8:15              Students arrive to testing rooms.

8:15-9:00              ISBE Developed Science

9:00-9:50              WorkKeys Applied Mathematics

9:50-10:05           Required break

10:05-10:50         WorkKeys Reading for Information

10:50-11:40         WorkKeys Locating Information

11:45-12:15         11th grade student pizza lunch and drawing in cafeteria and dismissal from school


Wednesday, April 24, 2013 (for 9th, 10th, and 12th grade students)

12:15                     Doors open for school

12:25-12:47         1st period

12:51-1:15           2nd period

1:19-1:41              3rd period

1:45-2:07              4th period

2:11-2:33              5th period

2:37-2:59              6th period

3:03-3:25              7th period

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