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SCREADY Testing info

The South Carolina College and Career-Ready Assessment (SC READY) program is a statewide assessment in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics for students in grades 3-8 and science for students in grades 4 and 6. All students in grades 3-8 will participate in a stand-alone Text-Dependent Writing (TDW) ELA field test in addition to the operational ELA assessments.


The following information is for you to help your students prepare for these assessments.


For help in learning how questions will be asked use this link


Online video tutorial-- To find the videos for all SC Ready tests, use the link above, then go down to the white boxes under Tutorial and Training and click on the left-most box, “Online Assessment Tutorial.”


Online tools practice test--To find the tools to practice with, use the link above, then go down to the white boxes under Tutorial and Training and click on the right-most box, “Online Tools Training.”


Calculators that are used for SC Ready tests can be accessed either through the online Tools Training link above or at , using the Math Tools drop-down menu. For our grade levels, you will want to practice with both the Desmos scientific and graphing calculators.


During testing, students may not be in possession of any electronic devices that can be used for communication, recording, timing, creating, or storing images.  These devices include, but are not limited to the following: cell phones, electronic readers, Bluetooth wireless headphones, smartwatches (fitbits), electronic translators, smart glasses, or any hand held devices or electronic imaging or photographic devices. 


CE Williams MS 7th & 8th Campus will be following these dates for school-wide testing.  All test will begin at 7:30 and continue until the students finish that day's test. Please help us by having your student(s) here and on time these days and schedule any doctors' appointments and other out-of-school functions on other days.


TDW ELA Test--Tuesday, May 7, 2024

ELA Writing--Tuesday, May 21, 2024

ELA Reading--Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Mathematics--Thursday, May 23, 2024

The SCDE website has a Parent Resource Page
that includes ten translations of the Student and Parent Brochures, sample score reports and Score Report User's Guides.  This website is updated when new information is given or additional documents are created.


Email if you have any questions.